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Administration, the building name, the building number, or the street address.
Figure 2.17. Three or More Coequal Units.
2.11.7. Military and Community Tenants. There are two categories of building identification
signs: military identification signs and community identification signs. If a building houses both
a military and a community facility, place the major tenant first on the sign face, and use the
design rules that apply to the major tenant's sign category.
Figure 2.18. Military and Community Tenants.
2.11.8. Line Breaks. Sensible line breaks in a sign message are basically a matter of good
judgment. As a rule, single ideas or names should appear on the same line.
Figure 2.19. Line Breaks.
Pacific Air Forces
2.11.9. Abbreviations. Spell out names in full whenever possible. If abbreviations are required,
they should be consistent for all signs within a base.
Figure 2.20. Abbreviations.
Air Support Sq
2.11.10. Numbers. The numbers ten (10) and under should be spelled out and numbers over ten
(10) should be written as numerals unless otherwise specified in the authorized unit name.
Figure 2.21. Numbers.
Eighth Air Force 19th Air Division
2.11.11. Balance. Balance the lines so that the sign does not look awkward. Additional examples of
unit names with proper line breaks are shown below.