25th Transportation Battalion, US Army

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25TH TRANSPORTATION BATTALION, US ARMY

Arms of 25th Transportation Battalion, US Army

Arms of 25th Transportation Battalion, US Army

(Distinctive Unit Insignia)


Official blazon

Shield: Gules (Brick Red), an annulet of the first (Scarlet) fimbriated Or (Golden Yellow) surmounted by a tower of the like masoned of the first charged with a fleur-de-lis Azure
Enfiled by a stylized railroad Sable fimbriated Golden Yellow. Crest: From a wreath Or (Golden Yellow) and Gules (Brick Red), a taeguk fimbriated Or (Golden Yellow) radiating three knives and three flutes countercharged Proper,
interlaced by three directional Arrows environed Sable.
Motto: Consider it done.

Distinctive Unit Insignia, Description : A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86cm) in height overall consiting of a crenealted gold tower charged with a blue fleur-de-lis
and enfiled by a stylized black and gold reilroad track, all upon a red annulet, attached below a bipartie gold scroll inscribed "CONSIDER IT DONE" in blue letters.

Origin/meaning

The unit's World War II service in the Rhineland and Central Europe is symbolised by the Tower. The Fleur-de-lis is for service in Normandy and Northern France. The Unit's
Meritorious Unit Commendation is symbolises by the Red Annulet. The Railroad Track indicates the Transport function. The Three directional arrows in the Crest symbolises the means
of transport on land, sea and air. The Taeguk symbolises the Korean War service. The flutes indicates the Korean Musical Culture and the Kives is for strength.
The Distictive Unit Insignia was approved on 11 March 1998 and the Coat of Arms was approved on 12 May 1998.


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Literature: The Institute of Heraldry, US Army