867th Quartermaster Battalion, Nebraska Army National Guard

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867TH QUARTERMASTER BATTALION, NEBRASKA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

Arms of 867th Quartermaster Battalion, Nebraska Army National Guard

(Coat of Arms)
Arms of 867th Quartermaster Battalion, Nebraska Army National Guard

(Distinctive Unit Insignia)


Official blazon

Shield: Quarterly, Buff and Azure (Light Blue) between four gunstones crosswise, a sword point to base Sable and a key ward to base saltirewse Or, an escutcheon of the third fimbriated and charged with an eagle's head erased Or with eye garnished of the third.
Crest: That for regiments and separate battalions of the Nebraska Army National Guard: From a wreath Or and Buff, an ear of corn in full ear partially husked Proper.
Motto: Provide to Protect.

Distinctive Unit Insignia, Description: A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Quarterly, Buff and Azure (Light Blue) between four gunstones crosswise, a sword point to base Sable and a key ward to base saltirewse Or, an escutcheon of the third fimbriated and charged with an eagle's head erased Or with eye garnished of the third. Attached below the shield a black scroll inscribed "PROVIDE TO PROTECT" in Gold.

Origin/meaning

Buff and Light Blue are the Colours of the Quartermaster Corps. The Colour black denoted petroleum. The four Black Gunstones in the four major geographical directions, represents units of supply inventory and highlight the distribution of petroleum wherever needed by the troops. The Eagle is from the Insignia of the Quartermaster Corps. The Escutcheon symbolises Defence and Protection alluding to the Unit's Motto. The Sword and Key also from the Quartermaster Corps Insignia and alludes to Military Preparedness adn professional logistics Support and Control.

The Coat of Arms and Distinctive Unit Insignia was both approved on 19 March 2002.


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Literature: The Institute of Heraldry, US Army