92nd Military Police Battalion, US Army
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92ND MILITARY POLICE BATTALION, US ARMY
(Coat of Arms)
(Distinctive Unit Insignia)
Shield: Vert, an annulet Or surmounted by two Oriental phoenixes Prope enfiled by a sword of the second.
Crest: From a wreath Or and Vert, in front of two swords in slatire of the first, points up, a fasces of the last garnished Gules with a double axe head, charged in the middle
with an eight-pointed star Yellow, the blades in the colors and configuration of a Taeguk.
Distinctive Unit Insignia, Description: A gold metal and enamel insignia 1 1/2 inches (3.81 cm) in height overall, consiting of a gold sword interlaced with two white Oriental phoenixes addorsed surmounting a green disc with gold border
The Colours Green and Yellow are those of the Military Police Units. The Oriental Phoenixes are adapted from the Flag of the President of Korea,
symbolises the two Republic of Korea Presidental Citations awarded to the Battalion.
The Sword represents military power and justice. the interlacing of the charges refer to the maintenance of law and order by means fo military justice. The Taeguk symbolises the campaigns in Korea, the Swords recalls the cooperation between Armerican and Korean Forces. The Star adopted from the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, symbolises service in the Dominican Republic. The Bamboo poles of the fasces recalls service in Vietnam 1966-1970. The Distinctive Unit Insignia was authorized 27 June 1966 and the Coat of Arms was authorized 28 October 1993. It was amended to include a Crest on 23 March 2006.
Literature: The Institute of Heraldry, US Army.