6th Transportation Battalion, US Army

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Arms of 6th Transportation Battalion, US Army

Arms of 6th Transportation Battalion, US Army

(Distinctive Unit Insignia)

Official blazon

Shield: Gules (Brick Red), three annulets chevronwise each bearing a mullet Or (Golden Yellow) pierced of the first surmounting in base two cornucopias in saltire Sable detailed Yellow.
Crest: From a wreath Or (Golden Yellow) and Gules (Brick Red) , a stylized wheel Gules fimbriated and spoked Or bearing a pomme surmounted by two scimitars in saltire Argent, blades up, hilt and pommel Sable.
Motto: The doers.


The three disks bearing stars alludes to the three campaing honours awared the Battalion for European Service in World War II. They also refers to wheels essential to transportation. the Cornucopias alludes to participation in the Berlin Airlift and to the Quartermaster Roots of the Battalion. The Wheel in the Crest symbolises the Transportation mission and the Bamboo Spokes participation in the Vietnam War. The Scimitars symbolises Southwest Asia Service. the Coat of Arms was approved on 8 September 1998.

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Literature: The Institute of Heraldry, US Army