100th Support Battalion, US Army

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100TH SUPPORT BATTALION, US ARMY

Arms of 100th Support Battalion, US Army

(Coat of Arms)
Arms of 100th Support Battalion, US Army

(Distinctive Unit Insignia)

Official blazon

Shield: Per chevron Gules and Azure, a chevron engrailed at top Or, between in chief two lightning bolts in chevron reversed and in base six wavys issunat at nombril point, three to dexter and three to sinister, of the third, overall a wheat stalk palewise throughout of the last emitting nine spears, counterchanged Or and Gules.
Crest: none.
Motto: We will support.

Distinctive Unit Insignia, Description: A godl color and enamel device 1 1/4 inches (3.18 cm) in height consisting of a red smoke cloud above a blue disc having six wavy gold lines radiating downward from upper center and contained by a gold smei-circular scroll bearing the motto "WE WILL SUPPORT" in red letters; issuant upward from the center of the scroll two gold flashes flanking a gold stalk of wheat with nine spears all radiant to the outer edge of the red cloud.

Origin/meaning

The Chevron symbolises Support. The Engrail against the red background alludes to red smoke, for chemical. The yellow wavys on blue background symbolises decontamination service. The Wheat stalk alludes to the bakery services provided. The Spears signify readiness to respond to any designated mission.

The Coat of Arms was approved on 18 September 2006. The Distinctive Unit Insignia was originally approved for the 100th Supply and Service Battalion on 10 October 1966. It was redesignated for the 100th Support Battalion on 18 September 2006.


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Literature: Images from The Institute of Heraldry, US Army.