335th Replacement Battalion, US Army

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335TH REPLACEMENT BATTALION, US ARMY

Coat of arms (crest) of the 335th Replacement Battalion, US Army

Official blazon

Shield: Per fess Azure and Gules a bar abased Argent billety of five Red, in chief a wreath of laurel debruised by a compass rose Or charged with a hurt bearing a fleur-de-lis of fourth.
Crest: That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: From a wreath Or and Azure, the Lexington Minute Man Proper. The statue of the Minute Man, Captain John Parker (H.H. Kitson, sculptor), stands on the Common in Lexington, Massachusetts.
Motto: SUPREME ACHIEVEMENT.

Origin/meaning

Dark blue and scarlet are the colors of the Adjutant General’s Corps under which the Replacement battalions operate. The bar scattered with billets represents a computer punch tape and refers to the unit’s personnel processing functions. The laurel wreath reflects the battalion motto, “SUPREME ACHIEVEMENT.” It is combined with a compass rose to symbolize the unit’s orientation of troops function. The gold fleur-de-lis signifies the battalions World War II service in northern France.

The coat of arms was originally approved for the 335th Personnel and Administration Battalion on 3 September 1996. It was redesignated effective 16 September 1997 for the 335th Replacement Battalion.

Literature: Image from Olompvo on Pinterest. Information from The Institute of Heraldry, US Army


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