117th Military Police Battalion, Tennesse Army National Guard

From Heraldry of the World
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Logo-new.jpg
Heraldry of the World
Usa.jpg
US heraldry portal
Civic heraldry of the United States
Usa.flag.gif

117TH MILITARY POLICE BATTALION, TENNESSE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

Arms of 117th Military Police Battalion, Tennesse Army National Guard

(Coat of Arms)
Arms of 117th Military Police Battalion, Tennesse Army National Guard

(Distinctive Unit Insignia)


Official blazon

Shield: Or, on a bend sinister Vert between two fleurs-de-lis Azure,
a pistol, muzzle upward, of the first
Crest: That for Regiments and separate Battalions of the Tennessee Army National Guard :
From a wreath Or and Vert, upon a mount of the second a hickory tree Proper charged with three mullets one and two Argent
Motto: Our history, our strength

Distinctive Unit Insignia, Description: A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm)
height over all consisting of a shield blazoned as follows: Or, on a bend sinister Vert between two fleurs-de-lis Azure
a pistol, muzzle upward of the first. Attached below the shield a Green scroll inscribed
"OUR HISTORY, OUR STRENGTH", in Gold.

Origin/meaning

Yellow and Greeen are the colours of Military Police. The Bend sinister symbolizes security.
The Fleur-de-lis symbolizes the Battalion's campaign credit during World War I and II
Thier blue colour indicates the unit's past affiliation in the infantry branch.
The Pistol illustrates the mission of the Military Police
The Distinctive Unit Insignia and the Coat of Arms was both approved 7 May 2009.

Follow us : Facebook.jpgInstagram.png
(when sharing images on Instagram, use #heraldryoftheworld)

Literature: The Institute of Heraldry, US Army.