392nd Signal Battalion, US Army
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392ND SIGNAL BATTALION, US ARMY
(Coat of Arms)
(Distinctive Unit Insignia)
Shield: Or, a lion rampant Sable graping a lightning bolt Tenné, on a fee Azure three fleurs-de-lis of the first.
Crest: That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: From a wreath Or and Sable, 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: We serve to honor
Distinctive Unit Insignia Description: A gold metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in hight overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Or, a lion rmapant Sable graping a lightning bolt Tenné, on a fee Azure three fleurs-de-lis of the first. Attached below the shield an orange scroll inscribed "WE SERVE TO HONOR" in gold.
Orange is the primary colour used by the Signal Corps. Gold is emblematic of honour and high achivement. The Blue Colour indicates loyalty. The Three Fleurs-de-lis indicated the World War II campaigns in Normandy, Northern France and Ardennes-Alsace. The Lin symbolises operations in Central Europe. The Lighntning blot symbolise electronic technology and quick response. The Crest is that of the US Army Reserve.
The Coat of Arms and Distinctive Unit Insignia was approved on 7 November 1996.
Literature: The Institute of Heraldry, US Army