960th Support Battalion, Wyoming Army National Guard

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960TH SUPPORT BATTALION, WYOMING ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

Arms of 960th Support Battalion, Wyoming Army National Guard

(Shoulder Sleeve Insignia)
Arms of 960th Support Battalion, Wyoming Army National Guard

(Distinctive Unit Insignia Left)
Arms of 960th Support Battalion, Wyoming Army National Guard

(Distinctive Unit Insignia Right)

Official blazon

Shield: Per chevron abased Or and Gules, the silhouette of a bronco rider Sable fimbriated of the first, on a fess Azure a mountain range Brun edged of the first; on a chief of the second a lightning bolt and an open-end wrench in saltire overall a motor wheel, all of the first.
Crest: That for regiments and separate battalions of the Wyoming Army National Guard: From a wreath Or and gules, an American bison statant Proper.
Motto: Signum Stabilis (Setting The Support Standard)

Distinctive Unit Insignia, Description: A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in height overall blazoned as follows: Per chevron abased Or and Gules, the silhouette of a bronco rider Sable fimbriated of the first, on a fess Azure a mountain range Brun edged of the first; on a chief of the second a lightning bolt and an open-end wrench in saltire overall a motor wheel, all of the first. Attached below a Red scroll inscribed "SIGNUM STABILIS" in Gold. The insignia is to be made in pairs.

Origin/meaning

The Chevron symbolises Support, the fess denotes military control. The bronco rider and the Mountain Range symbolises Wyoming, the Battalion's Home State. The Lightning bolt indicates the swiftness of the Unit's electonic capabilities. The Open-end Wrench signifies the Maintenance function. The Wheel is for the Transport capabilities.

The Coat of Arms and Distinctive Unit Insignia was both approved on 1 September 2008.



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