39th Finance Battalion, US Army

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Coat of arms (crest) of the 39th Finance Battalion, US Army

Official blazon

Gules , on a pale Sable fimbriated Or three lozenges with axis horizontal of the like.
Crest From a wreath Or and Gules a hand Proper holding a quill tierced per pale Azure, Argent and Gules.
Motto: Diamond Dedication


The Finance Corps are represented by the Lozenges, which also refers to the Motto Diamond Dedication. The also recall the World War II campaigns that the unit participated in. Red, Black and Gold also indicates service in the Federal Republic of Germany. The hand symbolises integrity and accountability. It holds a quill indicating commitment to responsible administration of the finance mission. The colours of the quill symbolises the USA and refer also to the unit's three European Campaigns of World War II. The arms were approved on 26 April 1994.

Literature: Image from Wikimedia Commons, further Information from The Institute of Heraldry, US Army.