63rd Signal Battalion, US Army

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63RD SIGNAL BATTALION, US ARMY

Arms of 63rd Signal Battalion, US Army


(Distinctive Unit Insignia)

Official blazon

Shield: Tenné, surmounting four bendlets Argent in bend the silhouette of a mosque Aruze and a boot Vert.
Crest: None
Motto: Ab inito (From the Begining)

Origin/meaning

Orange and White are the colours of the Signal Corps. The four bendlets symbolises the four Battle Honours awarded for World War II. The Mosque symbolises service in North Africa and the Boot is for service in Italy. Playing on the laters resemblance of a Boot.

The Coat of Arms was approved for the 63rd Signal Operation Battalion on 25 January 1952. It was redesignated for the 63rd Signal Battalion on 1 October 1984.

Literature: Image from Wikimedia Commons