900th Support Battalion, US Army
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900TH SUPPORT BATTALION, US ARMY
(Coat of Arms)
(Distinctive Unit Insignia)
Shield: Sable, a pile Buff, overall a hawk swooping Proper grasping in its talons a terrestial globe Celeste, landmasses and fimbriated Or.
Motto: Contingency Hawks.
Distinctive Unit Insignia, Description: A Gold color metal and device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in heith overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Sable, a pile Buff, overall a hawk swooping Proper grasping in its talons a terrestial globe Celeste, landmasses and fimbriated Or. Attached around the bottom of the shield is a Balck scroll inscribed "CONTIGENCY HAWKS" in Gold letters.
Buff are the primary colour used by Support Units. The Hawk alludes to the Motto. The Globe symbolises the Worldwide contingency mission. The Balck field contrasting with the lighter Buff field indicates around the clock operations.
The Coat of Arms and Distinctive Unit Insignia was both approved on 21 June 2007.
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Literature: Images and further Information from The Institute of Heraldry, US Army.