9th Signal Battalion, US Army

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9TH SIGNAL BATTALION, US ARMY

Coat of arms (crest) of the 9th Signal Battalion, US Army

Official blazon

Shield: Per fess wavy argent asnd tenné a lion rampant counterchanged, in dexter chief a mullet interlaced vert.
Crest: On a wreath of the colors (argent and tenne) a plate embattled bearing a lightning bolt bendwise, overall, surmoutned in saltire by a winged foot tenné
Motto: With speed and certainey

Origin/meaning

The Colours are those of the Signal Corps. The Lion indicates the Two Belgian Army Citations. The Placement of the Lion over the Wavy line symbolises the Unit's Action at Ludendorff Bridge. The Green Star symbolises service in North Africa during World War II. The Crest is adapted from the Badge of the 9th Signal Company, and symbolises swift communications. The Battlement symbolises the Eight World War II Campaigns.

The Coat of Arms was approved on 12 January 1959.


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