297th Military Intelligence Battalion, US Army

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

297TH MILITARY INTELLIGENCE BATTALION, US ARMY

Coat of arms (crest) of the 297th Military Intelligence Battalion, US Army

Official blazon

Shield: Per bend azure and sable, in dexter base a gauntlet argent grasping a lightning flash sword bendwise blade of the like, grip gules, pommel and quillon or.
Crest: None was approved at the publication of Finnegan's Book
Motto: Vanguard

Origin/meaning

The colours oriental blue and silver grey are tradiotinally associated with military intelligence. The armoured fist represent strength; the lightning flash denotes speed, the fist sizes the blade of the sword to indicate readiness and vigilance. Black denotes dependability and suggests covert capabilities. The first, upraised and grasping the sword, suggests leadership, highlighting the unit's motto.

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

Literature:Finnegan: Army Lineage Series Military Intelligence. Picture from Wikimedia Commons.