15th Personnel Service Battalion, US Army
15TH PERSONNEL SERVICE BATTALION, US ARMY
Shield: Per fess Azure and Gules, a stylized spear palewise Argent debruised by a fess of the like biletty Sable
Crest: From a wreath Argent and Azure, issuing from a sand dune and between two demi-scimitars pilewise, a ceremonial drum Proper.
Motto: Commited to service
Dark blue and scarlet are the colors traditionally associated with Personnel Services Units. Red is emblematic of sacrifice and valor. The three sections of
the shield allude to the Forces Command Insignia and the Unit's mission. The Unit's New Guinea campaign participation in World War II and baptism of Fire is
commemorated by the stylized spear, traditional to that Island. The rectangles symbolize information systems and personnel services; black and white denote twenty-four-hour capabilities.
The Scimitars and sand dunes symbolises the Battalion's Saudi Arabian and Liberation and Defense of Kuwait campaign credits. The Drum symbolizes World War II action in New Guinea.
The arms were approved on 13 January 1995.
Literature: The Institute of Heraldry, US Army