11th Military Police Battalion, US Army
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11TH MILITARY POLICE BATTALION, US ARMY
(Coat of Arms)
(Distinctive Unit Insignia)
Shield: Vert, a column between two barrulets Or a scale of the like charged on the cups with a fleur-de-lis Azure and an eagle displayed Sable
Crest: From a wreath Or and Vert, two Palm fronds chevronwise reversed surmounted by a fasces Proper
Motto: Strength throught truth
Distinctive Unit Insignia, Description: A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86cm) in hight overall consisting of a shield blazoned:
Vert, a pale Or surmounted by a pale of the first a column of the second, overall a balance yellow charge on each cup with a fleur-de-lis Azure on the left and an eagle Sable to the right
Attached below the shield a scroll inscribed "STRENGTH THROUGH TRUTH".
The Colours Green and Yellow are those of the Military Police Units. The Column suggests support and the strenght to uphold the law.
The scale recalls truth and justice. The Fleur-de-lis and Eagle symbolises the Unit's World war II campaigns.denotes the Unit's three World War II Campaigns.
The Battalion's number is suggested by the two barrulets. The Distinctive Unit Insignia and the Coat of Arms was authorized 18 August 1998.
Literature: The Institute of Heraldry, US Army.