376th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion, US Army
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376TH PARACHUTE FIELD ARTILLERY BATTALION, US ARMY
(Coat of Arms)
(Distinctive Unit Insignia)
Shield: Gules an open parachute Or, charged with a projectile fesswise Axure; upon the umbrella's cords a dexter clenched gauntlet, thumb to chief of the second.
Motto: LOOK OUT BELOW
Distinctive Unit insignia, Description: A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Gules an open parachute Or, charged with a projectile fesswise Azure; upon the umbrella's cords a dexter clenched gauntlet, thumb to chief of the second. Attached below and to the sides of the shield a Gold scroll inscribed "LOOK OUT BELOW" in Red letters.
The scarlet is for the Field Artillery. The open parachute alludes to the functions of the Battalion; the blue projectile to the caliber of the organization's fire. The strong right hand of the personnel is representative of their trustworthiness. The motto is in the nature of a warning to enemy objectives.
The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 376th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion on 22 January 1943. It was redesignated for the 376th Airborne Field Artillery Battalion on 14 July 1952.
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