334th Quartermaster Battalion, US Army
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334TH QUARTERMASTER BATTALION, US ARMY
(Coat of Arms)
(Distinctive Unit Insignia)
Shield: Buff, two tilting-spears butts flory saltirewise Argent between two gutte de poix in fess overall a pale Celeste.
Crest: That for regiments and separate battalions of the Army reserve: From a wreath Argent and Buff, 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: Fueling the fight.
Distinctive Unit Insignia, Description: A silver color metal and enamel shield 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in ehight overall blazoned: Buff, two tilting-spears butts flory saltirewise Argent between two gutte de poix in fess overall a pale Celeste (Light Blue), enclosed at the bottom by a black scroll "FUELING THE FIGHT" in silver.
Buff and Light Blue are the colour associated to Quartermaster Battalions. The Pale allude to the Rhineland and Central Europe. The flory symbolises the campaign in Ardennes-Alsace. The Gutte de poix symbolise petroleum functions of the Battalion. The tiliting-spears represent military strength and readiness.
The Coat of Arms and Distinctive Unit Insignia was both approved on 2 June 1998. ___________________________________________________________
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