336th Support Battalion, US Army

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336TH SUPPORT BATTALION, US ARMY

Arms of 336th Support Battalion, US Army

(Coat of Arms)
Arms of 336th Support Battalion, US Army

(Distinctive Unit Insignia)

Official blazon

Shield: Or, on a plain point Vert, a castle tower Gules, theron the middle merlon a firebomb Sable, enflamed Proper, all between two oriental dragons respectant sans wings and legs of the third, heads towards the flame.
Crest: That for regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: From a wreath Or and Vert, the Lexington Munite Man Proper. The statue of the Minute Man, Captain John Parker (H.H. Kitson, sculptor) stands on the common if Lexington. Massachusetts. Motto: We have done.

Distinctive Unit Insignia, Description: A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/4 (3.28 cm) in height overall consisting of a black grenade enflamed red on top of a red castle tower supported in base by green scroll inscribed in gold with the words "WE HAVE DONE" issuant from behind the tower and supported by the scroll endings the forequarters of two gold oriental dragons with their heads turned up and backand their mouths touching the flames of the grenade.

Origin/meaning

The Castle tower on the green plain symbolises the Rhineland part of Germany, where the Unit served during World War II. The Dragons symbolises service in Vietnam. The Grenade refers to the previous mission of ammunition support.

The Coat of Arms was approved on 16 September 2006. The Distinctive Unit Insignia was approved for the 389th Ordnance Battalion on 23 July 1969, it was redesignated for the 336th Supply Battalion on 16 September 2006.


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Literature: Images from The Institute of Heraldry, US Army.