325th Quartermaster Battalion, US Army
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325TH QUARTERMASTER BATTALION, US ARMY
(Coat of Arms)
(Distinctive Unit Insignia)
Shield: Celeste, on a fess Buff a chevron wavy interlaced with a chevron wavy reversed Sable, overall two keys addorsed wards to chief Or, each bow charged with a taeguk.
Crest: That for regiments and separate battalions of the Army reserve: From a wreath Or and Celeste, the Lexington Minute Man Proper. The Statue of the Minute Man Captain John Parker (H.H. Kitson, sculptor), stands on the Common in Lexington, Massachusetts.
Motto: Lifeblood of the Army.
Distinctive Unit Insignia, Description: A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/4 inches (3.18 cm) in width consisting of a buff color elliptical field bearing two black wavy chevrons interlaced charged with a gold vertical key with bow in base and surmounted at center by two taeguks in fess; all enclosed by a continuous light blue scroll bearing the inscription "LIFEBLOOD" at the top and "OF THE ARMY" at the bottom in gold letters.
Buff and Light Blue are those of the Quartermaster Corps. The Black wavy chevrons indicates petroleum products. The two keys represents the unit's primary mission of control of storage and distribution of those products. The Taegukd represent the two Republic of Korea Presidental Unit Citations awarded to the Battalion.
The Coat of Arms was approved on 24 January 1997 and the Distinctive Unit Insignia on 30 March 1983. ___________________________________________________________
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Literature: Image from The Institute of Heraldry, US Army