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===Official blazon===
 
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Shield:  Vert in base a bar gemel wavy or, issuant from the upper bar a galley of the like charged on the sail with a fleur-de-lis azure<br>
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Crest: Non was approved at the time of the publication of Wright's Book.<br>
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Motto: Securitas copiarum (Guardians of the Troops)
  
 
===Origin/meaning===
 
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The Colours are those of the Military Police, The Galley and Fleur-de-lis are from the Arms of the City of Paris, and indicates the service in World War II in the Area of the French Capital.<br>
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The Fleur-de-lis also symbolises service in Northern France. The Galley also symbolises the Battalion's early assignment escorting prisoners from North Africa.
 
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[[Literature]]: Wright: Army Lineage Series Military Police
 
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709TH MILITARY POLICE BATTALION, US ARMY

Coat of arms (crest) of the 709th Military Police Battalion, US Army

Official blazon

Shield: Vert in base a bar gemel wavy or, issuant from the upper bar a galley of the like charged on the sail with a fleur-de-lis azure
Crest: Non was approved at the time of the publication of Wright's Book.
Motto: Securitas copiarum (Guardians of the Troops)

Origin/meaning

The Colours are those of the Military Police, The Galley and Fleur-de-lis are from the Arms of the City of Paris, and indicates the service in World War II in the Area of the French Capital.
The Fleur-de-lis also symbolises service in Northern France. The Galley also symbolises the Battalion's early assignment escorting prisoners from North Africa.


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Literature: Wright: Army Lineage Series Military Police