326th Maintenance Battalion, US Army

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Arms of 326th Maintenance Battalion, US Army

(Coat of Arms)
Arms of 326th Maintenance Battalion, US Army

(Distinctive Unit Insignia)

Official blazon

Shield: Per chevron Gules (Crimson) and Or a pair of mauls respectant saltirewise issuing from base argent between in chief a flame of the second and an anvil issuant from base Sable
Crest: That for the Regiments and separate Battalions of the Army Reserve: From a wreath Or and Crimson 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: Superiority in service

Distictive Unit Insignia, Description: A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consting of a three tounges of red enameled flame on top of a black enameled stylized anvil, surmounting two black enameled sledge hammers, in saltire divided in three segments terminating at corner of the hammer heads all above a gold scroll bearing the inscription "SUPERIORITY IN SERVICE" in black letters.


Crimson and light blue are the colours used for Maintenance Units. The chevron divided shield suggests the support functions provided by the unit. The flame is symbolic of the Battalion's energy and zeal in performing its mission. The three tounges symbolizes the Unit's three Battle Honours earned during World War II. The Mauls and Anvil denote the Tools required for the Maintenance Mission.

The Coat of Arms was approved on 29 August 1996 and the Distinctive Unit Insignia on 28 July 1969.

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Literature: The Institute of Heraldry, US Army.