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U.S. Army Military Intelligence, branch insignia
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U.S. Army Military Intelligence, branch insignia

On a gold color metal dagger, point up, 1 1/4 inches overall in height, a gold color metal heraldic sun composed of four straight and four wavy alternating rays surmounted by a gold heraldic rose, the petals dark blue enamel.

The insignia was originally approved in 1962 for the Army Intelligence and Security Branch and redesignated to the Military Intelligence Branch on 1 July 1967. The sun, composed of four straight and four wavy alternating rays, is the symbol of Helios who, as God of the Sun, could see and hear everything. The four straight rays of the sun symbol also allude to the four points of the compass and the worldwide mission of the Military Intelligence Branch. The placement of the sun symbol beneath the rose (an ancient symbol of secrecy) refers to the operations and activities being conducted under circumstances forbidding disclosure. The partially concealed unsheathed dagger alludes to the aggressive and protective requirements and the element of physical danger inherent in the mission. The color gold signifies successful accomplishment and the dark blue signifies vigilance and loyalty.

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U.S. Army Military Intelligence, branch plaque
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U.S. Army Military Intelligence, branch plaque

The plaque design has the branch insignia in proper colors (gold with dark blue roses). The letters are dark blue, the background is white, and the rim is gold.

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U.S. Army Military Intelligence, obsolete branch insignia (1923) U.S. Army Military Intelligence, obsolete branch insignia (1923)

A gold colored eared shield bearing a circle connected with the border by 13 radial ribs, within the circle a sphinx in profile couchant.

The insignia was authorized on 30 July 1923. The thirteen stripes on the shield converge toward a common point at the center where sits the sphinx, the symbol of wisdom and strength, thus symbolizing the collection of information by the Military Intelligence; and conversely from the center after evaluation, the military information is disseminated.

The Military Intelligence Branch, USAR, was merged with the newly established Army Intelligence and Security Branch on 1 July 1962 and the insignia was cancelled.

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U.S. Military Intelligence, regimental coat of arms
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U.S. Military Intelligence, regimental coat of arms

The coat of arms appears on the breast of a displayed eagle on the regimental flag. The coat of arms is: Azure (oriental blue), a key bendwise sinister in saltire with a lightning flash Argent, in fess point overall a sphinx Or. Displayed above the eagle's head is the Crest (On a wreath of the colors Argent and Azure (oriental blue) a torch Or enflamed Proper in front of two swords in saltire with hilts gold and blades of the first). The background of the flag is oriental blue and the fringe is silver gray.

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U.S. Military Intelligence, regimental insignia
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U.S. Military Intelligence, regimental insignia

A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned as follows: Azure (oriental blue) a lightning flash and a key ward up, saltirewise, superimposed by a sphinx Or; attached below the shield a gold scroll inscribed "ALWAYS OUT FRONT" in black letters. The regimental insignia was originally approved on 28 July 1986 but was revised on 24 March 1987 to change the sphinx from enamel to recessed and gold plated.

Oriental blue and silver gray is the colors associated with the Military Intelligence Corps. The key, flash and sphinx symbolize the three basic categories of intelligence: human, signal, and tactical. The flaming torch between the crossed swords of the crest suggests the illumination as provided by Intelligence upon the field of battle. The motto "ALWAYS OUT FRONT" reflects the forward location in gathering intelligence information.

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U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM), distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM), distinctive unit insignia

A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches in height overall, consisting of a oriental blue oval-shaped, gold gridlined globe with its long axis placed vertically, and having at center a gold double-webbed key with bow at top and curving upward below the base of the globe two gold sprigs of oak conjoined at center.

Symbolism: The globe alludes to the worldwide intelligence of the Command and the key is symbolic of security and control. The oak leaves in base signify fortitude and endurance. The color blue is for excellence and wisdom.

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved on 6 Apr 77 and revised to change the color from teal blue to oriental blue on 27 May 88.

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U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM), emblem U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM), emblem

U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM), shoulder sleeve insignia U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM), shoulder sleeve insignia

On a battle-axe shaped shield with point to base, 2 3/4 inches in width and 3 1/4 inches in height overall, a field divided into quarters of silver gray at upper left and lower right, and oriental blue at upper right and lower left bearing in saltire a white torch with flame at upper right crossing a white lightning flash; overall at center a vertical yellow double-webbed key with bow in base, all within a 1/8 inch wide yellow border.

Symbolism: The quartered field alludes to the four primary intelligence functions: collection, analysis, production and dissemination of intelligence. The lightning bolt signifies worldwide electrical communications, both friendly and hostile, and the torch stands for knowledge and vigilance. The double-webbed key is symbolic of security and control. Gold and silver (yellow and white) denotes achievement and energy; gray and blue determination and loyalty.

Background: The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved on 6 Apr 77 and revised to change the color from teal blue to oriental blue on 27 May 88. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-611)

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U.S. Military Intelligence Readiness Command (MIRC), distinctive unit insignia U.S. Military Intelligence Readiness Command (MIRC), distinctive unit insignia

On a gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a blue globe gridlined gold, the profiles in gold of the Minuteman and the head of a sphinx, back to back, the Minuteman facing dexter, the sphinx to sinister, surmounted and separated by a torch throughout gold, enflamed red, all encircled by a green laurel branch on either side, all above a semi-circular black scroll inscribed “ALWAYS ENGAGED” in gold.

Symbolism: Oriental blue is the color traditionally used by the Military Intelligence units. The globe denotes the Command’s worldwide mission. The profile of the Minuteman signifies the unit’s history and the affiliation as a Reserve component. The sphinx, the symbol of Military Intelligence, represents the unit’s operations to implement Military Intelligence. The laurel branches highlight this achievement. The torch alludes to guidance and eternal vigilance to achieve a global mission.

The distinctive unit insignia was approved effective 15 September 2005.

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U.S. Military Intelligence Readiness Command (MIRC), shoulder sleeve insignia U.S. Military Intelligence Readiness Command (MIRC), shoulder sleeve insignia

On a battle-axe shaped shield with point to base, 2 3/4 inches in width and 3 1/4 inches in height overall, a field divided into quarters of silver gray at upper left and lower right, and oriental blue at upper right and lower left bearing in saltire a white torch with flame at upper right crossing a white lightning flash; overall at center a vertical yellow double-webbed key with bow in base, all within a 1/8 inch wide yellow border.

Symbolism: The quartered field alludes to the four primary intelligence functions: collection, analysis, production and dissemination of intelligence. The lightning bolt signifies worldwide electrical communications, both friendly and hostile, and the torch stands for knowledge and vigilance. The double-webbed key is symbolic of security and control. Gold and silver (yellow and white) denotes achievement and energy; gray and blue determination and loyalty.

The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved on 6 Apr 77 and revised to change the color from teal blue to oriental blue on 27 May 88. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-611)

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U.S. Army 300th Military Intelligence Brigade, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 300th Military Intelligence Brigade, distinctive unit insignia

A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86cm) in height overall consisting of a gold square, one point up with each point forming a stylized arrow bearing a gray scroll surmounted by a crossed gold quill and dagger, all surrounded by a gold wreath and enclosed at top and bottom by an oriental blue scroll inscribed "EXCELLENCE" above and "IN LANGUAGE" below in gold letters.

The colors oriental blue and silver gray are traditionally associated with U.S. Army Military Intelligence. The scroll and quill allude to research and the study of linguistics. The four arrows, pointing outward, refer to the global service of the unit and the processing of information. The gold wreath symbolizes the unit's goal of continued excellence and achievement.

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 1 Dec 1988.

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U.S. Army 300th Military Intelligence Brigade, shoulder sleeve insignia U.S. Army 300th Military Intelligence Brigade, shoulder sleeve insignia

On an Oriental Blue rectangle arched at top and bottom with a 1/8 inch (.32cm) black border two inches (5.08cm) in width and three inches (7.62cm) in height overall, a diagonally crossed white quill and black dagger between four silver gray stylized arrows issuing from each side.

Symbolism: The colors oriental blue and silver gray are traditionally associated with U.S. Army Military Intelligence. The arrows allude to global service and intelligence from all sources. The quill refers to research and the study of linguistics; the dagger symbolizes the covert and military aspects of the unit's mission.

The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 1 Dec 1988.

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U.S. Army 501st Military Intelligence Brigade, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 501st Military Intelligence Brigade, distinctive unit insignia

A silver color metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches in height overall consisting of a silver color rectangle bounded on either side by a vertical white sword at left and a vertical black sword at right, point up, and enclosed at the top and bottom by two arched blue scrolls passing over the ends of the swords and inscribed "IN UNITATE" on the top scroll and "ET VIGILIA" on the bottom scroll in silver letters. On the rectangle a red oriental dragon, his body curved from left to right with tail at top and head below, grasping in his right claw a blue lightning bolt crossed over a blue double-warded key grasped in his left claw.

Symbolism: Oriental blue and gray (silver) are the branch colors of Military Intelligence. The red dragon represents the Orient and the lineage of the organization. The lightning bolt signifies worldwide electrical communication and the key symbolizes security and control; crossed in saltire, they represent strength and symbolize Army Security Agency and Military Intelligence united. The swords are adapted from the Military Intelligence branch insignia. Their colors, white and black, signify day and night and the continuous mission of the unit.

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 501st Military Intelligence Group on 6 Jun 1978. It was redesignated on 8 Oct 1986 for the 501st Military Intelligence Brigade.

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U.S. Army 501st Military Intelligence Brigade, shoulder sleeve insignia U.S. Army 501st Military Intelligence Brigade, shoulder sleeve insignia

On a vertical rectangle arched convexly at top and bottom 3 inches (7.62cm) in height by 2 inches (5.08cm) in width divided vertically silver gray and oriental blue all within a 1/8 inch (.32cm) yellow border, a double warded inverted yellow key between two yellow lightning flashes issuing from upper left and right corners and conjoining the shaft of the key just above the double ward.

Symbolism: Oriental blue and silver gray are the branch colors of Military Intelligence, and also refer to the constant day and night vigilance mission of the unit. The key is symbolic of authority and control and alludes to security. The lightning flashes are symbolic of worldwide electrical communications and the double-warded key conjoined with the two lightning flashes symbolize military intelligence and security command united.

The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 4 Dec 1986.

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U.S. Army 704th Military Intelligence Brigade, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 704th Military Intelligence Brigade, distinctive unit insignia

A silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86cm) in width overall consisting of a silver heraldic rose with blue petals, and red barbs between, and below, a red scroll with silver ends inscribed with the motto "HERE AND EVERYWHERE" in silver letters.

Symbolism: Military Intelligence is represented by the rose, adapted from the branch insignia, and a traditional symbol of secrecy. The barbs between the petals are red, representing patriotism and zeal, and form a pentagon behind the rose, a further military reference. The rose is oriental blue and silver, representing the distinguishing colors of Military Intelligence branch. The United States is symbolized by red, silver (white) and blue.

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command CONUS Military Intelligence Group on 11 September 1985. It was redesignated on 1 January 1988 for the 704th Military Intelligence Brigade.

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U.S. Army 704th Military Intelligence Brigade, shoulder sleeve insignia U.S. Army 704th Military Intelligence Brigade, shoulder sleeve insignia

On a Dark Blue pentagon 2 1/8 inches (5.40 cm) on each side point up with a White star in each corner, a Celeste globe with Dark Blue grid lines charged with a Gold key in pale ward to sinister surmounted by a crossed White lightning flash and a Silver dagger point up with a Brown grip, all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) Black border.

The pentagon shape and globe symbolize the Brigade’s mission and support provided to the Department of Defense and the National Security Agency at locations around the globe. The five stars represent the five branches of service with which the Brigade conducts its mission. The key represents knowledge which demonstrates the unit’s ability to be the “First to Know.” The dagger with point up highlights vigilance, being on watch for the Nation and the stealth of the soldiers of the Brigade. The lightning bolt symbolizes the ability of the unit to strike fast with precision.

The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 25 October 2005.

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U.S. Army 204th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 204th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Azure (Oriental Blue), a double webbed key palewise with an arced lightning flash on either side connecting the web and bow and each flash enclosing a fleur-de-lis Argent and on the bow an ermine spot.
Crest: On a wreath of the colors Argent and Azure (Oriental Blue) a dragon sejant with wings elevated and addorsed Gules armed and langued of the second spattered with seventeen mullets and grasping in his dexter claw three lightning flashes Or.
Motto: SILENTLY WE DEFEND.

Symbolism
Shield: Oriental blue is the primary color associated with Military Intelligence and a key is emblematic of authority and security. The double web and flashes represent the unit’s concern for both overt and covert security communications. The flashes also denote celerity in operation procedures, as well as allude to the unit’s Signal lineage. Initially designated the 3118th Signal Service Battalion, the unit participated in the Northern France, Rhineland and Central Europe campaigns, World War II, represented by the fleurs-de-lis and ermine spot. The design has been adapted from the badge of its predecessor unit, the 502d Army Security Agency Battalion.
Crest: The dragon, a mythological beast renowned as a vigilant guardian and defender, symbolizes the heritage, mission and ideals of the unit. The red dragon alludes to the Meritorious Unit Commendation and service of elements of the battalion in Vietnam. Red emphasizes the unit’s courage, determination and valor. The stars denote military preparedness and excellence in endeavors. Service during World War II in Northern France, Rhineland and Central Europe is represented by the three lightning flashes.

The coat of arms was approved on 5 October 1987.

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U.S. Army 204th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 204th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/16 inches (2.70 cm) in height overall consisting of a double webbed silver key, vertical with bow in base bearing a black ermine spot all between two silver fleurs-de-lis on a blue area enclosed by two silver lightning flashes arced from web to bow all above a curved scarlet scroll inscribed “SILENTLY WE DEFEND” in silver.

Symbolism: Oriental blue and silver (gray) are the colors associated with Military Intelligence and a key is emblematic of authority and security. The double web and flashes represent the unit’s concern for both overt and covert security communications. The flashes also denote celerity in operation procedures, as well as allude to the unit’s Signal lineage. Initially designated the 3118th Signal Service Battalion, the unit participated in the Northern France, Rhineland and Central Europe campaigns, World War II, represented by the fleurs-de-lis and ermine spot. The scarlet scroll denotes the Meritorious Unit Commendation Streamer awarded the unit for service in the European Theater.

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 502d Army Security Agency Group on 26 July 1972. Effective 1 July 1981, it was redesignated for the 502d Army Security Agency Battalion. The insignia was redesignated with the symbolism amended for the 204th Military Intelligence Battalion on 19 March 1987.

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U.S. Army 303rd Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 303rd Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Or, three piles, one in chief and two conjoined in base Azure (Oriental Blue) bearing in chief an edelweiss Argent seeded of the field and issuing from base two beacons of the last enflamed Tenné and Gold.
Crest: On a wreath of the colors Or and Azure (Oriental Blue), in front of a stylized wreath of rice Or, four flashes saltirewise Gules.
Motto: PRIMI NOSCERE (First to Know).

Symbolism:
Shield: Oriental blue and silver gray are the colors used for Military Intelligence Battalions. The blue piles represent the mountains of Central Europe and of Korea where the Battalion’s parent organizations served. Those organizations were Signal Service companies in Europe and a Communications Reconnaissance Battalion in Korea. The edelweiss, small white flower prized by European mountaineers, refers to the unit’s service in Central Europe and Austria. The two beacons refer to Korea’s ancient and effective system of communications which was accomplished by means of beacon fires on the mountain tops, and refer to the Battalion’s two Korean unit decorations.
Crest: The colors red and yellow are traditionally associated with Vietnam as is the rice which composes the wreath, a symbol of excellence and achievement. The red flashes refer to the four Meritorious Unit Commendations earned while serving in Vietnam and signify the unit’s activities there. They also represent accuracy and speed.

The coat of arms was originally approved for the 303d Army Security Agency Battalion on 11 March 1963. It was amended to correct the blazon on 16 July 1963. It was rescinded on 24 April 1973. The coat of arms was reinstated and redesignated for the 303d Military Intelligence Battalion on 16 April 1979.

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U.S. Army 303rd Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 303rd Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Or, three piles, one in chief and two conjoined in base Azure (Oriental Blue) bearing in chief an edelweiss Argent seeded of the field and issuing from base two beacons of the last enflamed Tenné and Gold. Attached below the shield a Gold scroll inscribed “PRIMI NOSCERE” in Black letters.

Symbolism
Oriental blue and silver gray are the colors used for Military Intelligence Battalions. The blue piles represent the mountains of Central Europe and of Korea where the Battalion’s parent organizations served. Those organizations were Signal Service companies in Europe and a Communications Reconnaissance Battalion in Korea. The edelweiss, small white flower prized by European mountaineers, refers to the unit’s service in Central Europe and Austria. The two beacons refer to Korea’s ancient and effective system of communications which was accomplished by means of beacon fires on the mountain tops, and refer to the Battalion’s two Korean unit decorations.

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 303d Army Security Agency Battalion on 11 March 1963. It was amended to correct the description on 16 July 1963. The insignia was redesignated for the 303d Military Intelligence Battalion on 16 April 1979.

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U.S. Army 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Azure (Oriental Blue), a voided isosceles triangle point up Sable enclosing a vine leaf Or and surmounted in chief by a lozenge fesswise Argent bearing a Korean taeguk, all between two lightning flashes, points up Gules, fimbriated Or.
Crest: From a wreath Or and Azure (Oriental Blue) a demi-griffin of the last armed and langued Gules grasping in dexter claws a dagger Or, all within a laurel wreath of the like.
Motto: HONOR, VIGILANCE, DUTY.

Symbolism:
Shield: The diamond and taeguk simulate an eye and the lighting flashes connote technology; together they represent the vigilance, celerity and communication of Army Security. They also allude to the lineage and service of the organization, World War II and Korea. The vine leaf refers to the Rhine Province and denotes the unit's participation in the Rhineland Campaign. The taeguk represents Korea where the unit participated in six campaigns. It is also used to symbolize the award of the Meritorious Unit Commendation Streamer inscribed "KOREA." Black is used on the triangle to connote iron and refers to the Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation Streamer awarded the organization with the inscription "THE IRON TRIANGLE."
Crest: Oriental blue represents the Military Intelligence Branch. The griffin, a traditional symbol of intelligence, resourcefulness, and courage, emphasizes the qualities required of battalion personnel and recalls European theaters of operation. Its claws and tongue are scarlet, denoting courage and sacrifice. It holds a dagger, a reference to the dangers of covert activities and a symbol of preparedness. The wreath refers to all honors and achievements associated with the unit during its outstanding history. Gold signifies excellence.

The coat of arms was approved on 17 September 1996.

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U.S. Army 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/16inches (2.70 cm) in height overall consisting of an open black isosceles triangle with point up and a gold vine leaf within it, surmounted below the apex and extending beyond laterally, a horizontal white diamond bearing a Korean taeguk, and issuing from base, inclined with the triangle and below the diamond, two red lightning flashes, all below a blue scroll of three arcs terminating at the lower sides of the flashes and inscribed "HONOR VIGILANCE DUTY" in gold letters.

Symbolism: The diamond and taeguk simulate an eye and the lighting flashes connote technology; together they represent the vigilance, celerity and communication of Army Security. They also allude to the lineage and service of the organization, World War II and Korea. The vine leaf refers to the Rhine Province and denotes the unit's participation in the Rhineland Campaign. The taeguk represents Korea where the unit participated in six campaigns. It is also used to symbolize the award of the Meritorious Unit Commendation Streamer inscribed "KOREA." Black is used on the triangle to connote iron and refers to the Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation Streamer awarded the organization with the inscription "THE IRON TRIANGLE."

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 304th Army Security Agency Battalion on 29 April 1976. It was redesignated for the 304th Military Intelligence Battalion on 2 May 1990.

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U.S. Army 305th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 305th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Azure (Teal Blue) a saltire Argent charged with pyrotechnic projectors of the first, overall a mullet of four points Tenné fimbriated of the second.
Crest: On a wreath of the colors Argent and Azure (Teal Blue) issuant from the battlements of a tower Proper a fleur-de-lis Or between two griffin heads respectant Gules beaked Or.
Motto: AD ARCANA TUTANDA (To Keep Official Secrets Safe).

Symbolism
Shield: Teal blue and white are the colors associated with the former Army Security Agency Battalion. The pyrotechnic projectors allude to the signal and reconnaissance missions of the unit. The four pointed star refers to the four battle honors awarded for service in World War II and also symbolizes intelligence, reconnaissance, communications and signal, vital functions of the battalion. The color orange further alludes to its signal function. The saltire is symbolic of the southern states that make up the Third Army area, the home of the battalion.
Crest: The tower symbolizes a strong defense and military preparedness. The griffins, personifying vigilance, stand prepared to meet all threats. Red denotes courage and zeal. The tower and fleur-de-lis commemorate the unit’s World War II service in Northern Europe.

The coat of arms was originally approved for the 305th Army Security Agency Battalion on 27 September 1957. It was redesignated for the 305th Military Intelligence Battalion and amended to add a crest on 5 October 1990.

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U.S. Army 305th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 305th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in width overall consisting of a shield blazoned as follows: Azure (Teal Blue) a saltire Argent charged with two pyrotechnic projectors of the first, overall a mullet of four points Tenné fimbriated of the second. Attached below the shield a Silver arched scroll inscribed “AD ARCANA TUTANDA” (To Keep Official Secrets Safe) in Teal Blue letters.

Symbolism: Teal blue and white are the colors associated with the former Army Security Agency Battalion. The pyrotechnic projectors allude to the signal and reconnaissance missions of the unit. The four pointed star refers to the four battle honors awarded for service in World War II and also symbolizes intelligence, reconnaissance, communications and signal, vital functions of the battalion. The color orange further alludes to its signal function. The saltire is symbolic of the southern states that make up the Third Army area, the home of the battalion.

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 305th Army Security Agency Battalion on 27 September 1957. It was redesignated for the 305th Military Intelligence Battalion on 18 June 1990.

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U.S. Army 306th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 306th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Azure (Teal Blue), a volcano abase Argent surmounted by a pellet charged with a mullet of the second; in chief a lightning flash fesswise Tenné fimbriated of the second.
Crest: On a wreath of the colors Argent and Azure (Teal Blue), a demi-griffin Gules holding in its dexter claw a sword with blade in the form of a lightning flash Or all in front of a wreath of palm fronds Proper.
Motto: NEMO VIGILANTIOR (No One More Watchful).

Symbolism
Shield: Teal blue and white are the colors of Army Security Agency battalions and represent the former designation of the unit. The volcano symbolizes the area in the Pacific in which the unit served. The black sphere charged with a white mullet alludes to the coat of arms of Captain Cook who discovered New Caledonia, the island on which the unit was activated. The lightning flash refers to the mission of the unit and the orange color represents their former mission as a signal company.
Crest: The griffin, symbol of courage, strength and vigilance, represents the intelligence mission of the battalion. The unit's origin as a Signal Company is recalled by the lightning flash sword blade, which also denotes speed of response and action. The palm wreath refers to the battalion's Asiatic-Pacific service with distinction in World War II. Red signifies courage and recalls the award of the Meritorious Unit Citation to the battalion. Gold stands for excellence.

The coat of arms was originally approved for the 306th Army Security Agency Battalion on 30 April 1959. It was redesignated and amended to change the crest for the 306th Military Intelligence Battalion on 2 April 1991.

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U.S. Army 306th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 306th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in width overall consisting of a shield blazoned as follows: Azure (Teal Blue), a volcano abased Argent surmounted by a pellet charged with a mullet of the second; in chief a lightning flash fesswise Tenné fimbriated of the second. Attached below the shield a Silver curved scroll inscribed "NEMO VIGILANTIOR" (No One More Watchful) in Black letters.

Symbolism: Teal blue and white are the colors of Army Security Agency battalions and represent the former designation of the unit. The volcano symbolizes the area in the Pacific in which the unit served. The black sphere charged with a white mullet alludes to the coat of arms of Captain Cook who discovered New Caledonia, the island on which the unit was activated. The lightning flash refers to the mission of the unit and the orange color represents their former mission as a signal company.

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 306th Army Security Agency Battalion on 30 April 1959. The insignia was redesignated for the 306th Military Intelligence Battalion on 24 May 1990.

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U.S. Army 309th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 309th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Argent, on a pale emitting in saltire four lightning flashes Azure (Teal Blue) a key ward to dexter in base, the bow a bear’s head, Or.
Crest: None.
Motto: SENTINELS OF SECURITY.

Symbolism
Shield: Teal blue and white were the colors used for the U.S. Army Security Agency, the original designation of the organization. The key symbolizes the unit’s mission—the guarding of security—and the golden bear’s head on the key represents the State of California, where the unit was activated. The lightning flashes, symbolic of electricity, relate to the importance of electronic communications as part of the unit’s functions.

The coat of arms was originally approved for the 309th Army Security Agency Battalion, Army Reserve, on 12 February 1959. It was assigned for use by the 325th U.S. Army Security Agency Battalion, Army Reserve on 5 August 1959. It was reassigned for use by the 309th U.S. Army Security Agency Battalion on 2 August 1965. It was cancelled on 6 June 1975. The coat of arms was reinstated and redesignated for the 309th Military Intelligence Battalion on 10 October 1995.

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U.S. Army 309th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 309th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A gold color metal and enamel device 1 5/32 inches (2.94 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned as follows: Argent, on a pale emitting in saltire four lightning flashes Azure (Teal Blue) a key bit to dexter in base, the bow a bear’s head, Or. Attached above the shield is a Gold triparted scroll inscribed “SENTINELS OF SECURITY” in Black letters.

Symbolism: Teal blue and silver refer to the colors formerly used for the U.S. Army Security Agency. The key symbolizes the unit’s mission which is providing security. The golden bear’s head on the key represents California where the unit activated. The lightning flashes, symbolizing electricity, relate to the importance of electronic communications as part of the unit’s functions.

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 309th Army Security Agency Battalion, Army Reserve on 12 February 1959. It was assigned for use by the 325th U.S. Army Security Agency Battalion on 5 August 1959. It was reassigned for the 309th U.S. Army Security Agency Battalion on 2 August 1965. The insignia was redesignated for the 309th Military Intelligence Battalion on 2 May 1990.

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U.S. Army 310th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 310th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Azure, two cramps saltirewise Argent surmounted by a griffin's head erased Sable, langued Gules.
Crest: None.
Motto: ARRECTIS AURIBUS (Always on the Alert).

Symbolism
Shield: Oriental blue is the primary color associated with the Military Intelligence Corps. Black and white symbolize overt and covert operations and the organization's around-the-clock vigilance. The griffin embodies alertness; it is black recalling determination and stealth. The unit's collection and exploitation mission is highlighted by the cramps or hooks. The hooks simulate flashes, representing speed and electronic warfare while alluding to the ability to catch and hold.
Crest: None.

The coat of arms was approved on 11 June 1992.

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U.S. Army 310th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 310th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Azure, two cramps saltirewise Argent surmounted by a griffin's head erased Sable. Attached around the base a bipartite Black scroll doubled and inscribed "ARRECTIS AURIBUS" in Silver.

Symbolism: Oriental blue is the primary color associated with the Military Intelligence Corps. Black and white symbolize overt and covert operations and the organization's around-the-clock vigilance. The griffin embodies alertness; it is black recalling determination and stealth. The unit's collection and exploitation mission is highlighted by the cramps or hooks. The hooks simulate flashes, representing speed and electronic warfare while alluding to the ability to catch and hold.

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 11 June 1992.

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U.S. Army 312th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 312th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Argent, on a Taeguk Proper an enflamed torch palewise in front of two lightning flashes saltirewise of the first, on a chief wavy Azure (Oriental Blue) a chess knight Argent.
Crest: None.
Motto: SEMPER VERITAS (Always the Truth).

Symbolism: Oriental blue and silver (white) are the colors traditionally associated with Military Intelligence. The wavy alludes to past campaign participation in the Pacific during World War II, the Taeguk to service in Korea. The crossed flashes refer to the unit’s origin as Signal and their present Combat Electronic Warfare and Intelligence function. The torch is a symbol of truth and reflects the motto “SEMPER VERITAS” and the mission of the unit. The chess knight, a piece that can move covertly, further symbolizes the military intelligence mission.

The coat of arms was approved 1 March 1982.

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U.S. Army 312th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 312th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Argent, on a Taeguk Proper an enflamed torch palewise in front of two lightning flashes saltirewise of the first, on a chief wavy Azure (Oriental Blue) a chess knight Argent. Attached below the shield a Light Blue scroll inscribed “SEMPER VERITAS” in Silver letters.

Symbolism: Oriental blue and silver (white) are the colors traditionally associated with Military Intelligence. The wavy alludes to past campaign participation in the Pacific during World War II, the Taeguk to service in Korea. The crossed flashes refer to the unit’s origin as Signal and their present Combat Electronic Warfare and Intelligence function. The torch is a symbol of truth and reflects the motto “SEMPER VERITAS” and the mission of the unit. The chess knight, a piece that can move covertly, further symbolizes the military intelligence mission.

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 1 March 1982.

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U.S. Army 313th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 313th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Azure (Teal Blue), a fess checky Argent and Tenné, overall a mullet of six points of the second.
Crest: From a wreath Argent and Azure (Teal Blue), a dragon passant Gules garnished Or in front of a mount Vert impaled with twelve bamboo spikes Proper, the dragon's tail interlaced with the spikes.
Motto: SAVOIR C'EST POUVOIR (Knowledge Is Power).

Symbolism
Shield: Teal blue and white are the colors used for units not assigned to a branch and refer to the original unit designation, the 313th Army Security Agency Battalion. The colors orange and white refer to the organization's former affiliation with the Signal Corps and the six points of the mullet allude to the battalion's decorations for World War II and Vietnam service.
Crest: The dragon, symbolic of alertness and readiness, denotes the unit's service as an Army Security Agency Battalion in Vietnam. The mount refers to the lush terrain of that country and the twelve spikes to the number of campaigns in which the unit participated.

The coat of arms was originally approved for the 313th Army Security Agency Battalion on 11 Apr 1957. On 7 Feb 1973, it was cancelled. The coat of arms was reinstated and designated for the 313th Military Intelligence Battalion (CEWI) and amended to add crest, change color of shield and revise blazon and symbolism on 30 May 1980. On 21 Dec 2000, the coat of arms amended to change the color shield and revise the symbolism.

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U.S. Army 313th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 313th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A silver color metal and enamel device 1 1.8 inches (2.86cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Azure (Teal Blue), a fess checky Argent and Tenné, overall a mullet of six points of the second. Attached below around the sides and bottom of the shield a Silver scroll inscribed "SAVIOR C'EST POUVOIR" in Black.

Symbolism: Teal blue and white are the colors used for units not assigned to a branch and refer to the original unit designation, the 313th Army Security Agency Battalion. The colors orange and white refer to the organization's former affiliation with the Signal Corps and the six points of the mullet allude to the battalion's decorations for World War II and Vietnam service.

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 313th Army Security Agency Battalion on 11 Apr 1957. It was redesignated for the 313th Military Intelligence Battalion (CEWI) and amended to change the color of the shield and revise symbolism on 30 May 1980. On 21 Dec 2000, the insignia was amended to change the color of the shield, revise the symbolism and update the description.

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U.S. Army 314th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 314th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Argent, within a cross quarter pierced Azure (Oriental Blue) the device from the flag of Okinawa Proper; on a chief wavy Sable a dagger and a key wards up saltirewise of the first.
Crest: From a wreath Argent and Azure (Oriental Blue) a sun of sixteen rays in glory Or surmounted by a Japanese "Hutatue-domoe" (sphere of two commas) Gules and overall in base two swords blades up saltirewise of the third.
Motto: SAPIENTIA ET VERITAS (Wisdom and Truth).

Symbolism
Shield: Oriental blue and silver/silver gray are the colors traditionally associated with the Military Intelligence Corps. The red and white Okinawa symbol represents the unit’s Pacific service. The blue and white squares simulate a chess board band allude to strategy in gathering intelligence information. Black implies covert operations while the silver key and sword refer to securing information for military activities. Black and white also signify day and night operations.
Crest: The sun represents the Pacific theater of war against Japan during World War II, it’s many rays symbolizing the islands of the Ryukyu group where the 314th saw action. The scarlet "sphere of two commas" represents Japan and suggests the rising sun symbol of Imperial Japan shattered by United States forces. The swords denote combat and readiness. Gold signifies excellence, scarlet indicates courage and sacrifice.
Motto: The motto, "Sapientia Et Veritas" translates to "Wisdom and Truth."

The coat of arms was originally approved on 9 May 1990. It was amended to include a crest on 22 Jun 2000.

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U.S. Army 314th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 314th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Argent, within a cross quarter pierced Azure (Oriental Blue) the device from the flag of Okinawa Proper; on a chief wavy Sable a dagger and a key wards up saltirewise of the first. Attached below the shield a black scroll inscribed "SAPIENTIA ET VERITAS" in silver letters.

Symbolism: Oriental blue and silver/silver gray are the colors traditionally associated with the Military Intelligence Corps. The red and white Okinawa symbol represents the unit’s Pacific service. The blue and white squares simulate a chess board band allude to strategy in gathering intelligence information. Black implies covert operations while the silver key and sword refer to securing information for military activities. Black and white also signify day and night operations.

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 8 May 1990.

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U.S. Army 319th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 319th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Per pale Azure (Oriental Blue) and Or, a Korean temple counterchanged, a foot per cross Argent and Sable.
Crest: None.
Motto: HOSTEM COGERE (Confine The Enemy).

Symbolism
Shield: Oriental blue is one of the colors used for Military Intelligence units; gold is symbolic of knowledge and insight. The Korean temple represents the unit's decoration and battle service in the Pacific area. The black and white quartered base is taken from the Arms of the City of Bad Schwalbach, Germany, where the organization was activated.
Crest: None.

The coat of arms was approved on 16 October 1959. It was amended to change the color of the shield and the English translation of the motto on 12 February 1982.

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U.S. Army 319th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 319th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Per pale Azure (Oriental Blue) and Or, a Korean temple counterchanged, a foot per cross Argent and Sable. Attached below the shield is a Gold scroll inscribed "HOSTEM COGERE" in Black letters.

Symbolism: Oriental blue is one of the colors used for Military Intelligence units; gold is symbolic of knowledge and insight. The Korean temple represents the unit's decoration and battle service in the Pacific area. The black and white quartered base is taken from the Arms of the City of Bad Schwalbach, Germany, where the organization was activated.

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 16 October 1959. It was amended to change the color of the shield on 12 February 1982.

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U.S. Army 321st Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 321st Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Azure (Oriental Blue) three plates two and one, on a chief dancetty of four three hurts fesswise.
Crest: That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: From a wreath Argent and Azure (Oriental Blue), 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: FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT.

Symbolism
Shield: Oriental blue is the primary color traditionally used by Intelligence. The motto "FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT," is referred to by charges. The designation of the unit, 321, is symbolized by the arrangement of the roundels. Argent (white) denotes integrity.
Crest: The crest is that of the U.S. Army Reserve.

The coat of arms was approved effective 16 September 1997.

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U.S. Army 321st Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 321st Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Azure (Oriental Blue) three plates two and one, on a chief dancetty of four three hurts fesswise. Attached below the shield a Black scroll inscribed "FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT" in Silver letters.

Symbolism: Oriental blue is the primary color traditionally used by Intelligence. The motto "FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT," is referred to by charges. The designation of the unit, 321, is symbolized by the arrangement of the roundels. Argent (silver) denotes integrity.

The distinctive unit insignia was approved effective 16 September 1997.

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U.S. Army 323rd Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 323rd Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Per bend Azure and Celeste (Oriental Blue) a lightning bolt bendwise Gules fimbriated Argent (Silver Gray).
Crest: That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: From a wreath Argent 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: COLLECT EXPLOIT.

Symbolism
Shield: Oriental blue and silver gray are the colors traditionally used by the Military Intelligence Corps. Red denotes valor and zeal. The two blues represent night and day vigilance and the organization's covert and overt mission. Speed of operation and the dominant role of combat electronic warfare on the battlefield are highlighted by the lightning bolt.
Crest: The crest is that of the U.S. Army Reserve.

The coat of arms was approved 4 March 1997.

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U.S. Army 323rd Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 323rd Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Per bend Azure and Celeste (Oriental Blue) a lightning bolt bendwise Gules fimbriated Argent (Silver Gray). Attached at the sides and bottom of the shield a red tripartite scroll doubled and inscribed "COLLECT EXPLOIT" in Silver.

Symbolism: Oriental blue and silver gray are the colors traditionally used by the Military Intelligence Corps. Red denotes valor and zeal. The two blues represent night and day vigilance and the organization's covert and overt mission. Speed of operation and the dominant role of combat electronic warfare on the battlefield are highlighted by the lightning bolt.

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 4 March 1997.

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U.S. Army 337th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 337th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Argent, four flashes issuant from dexter chief, sinister chief, dexter base and sinister base, convergent in fess point Azure (Oriental Blue) a dagger point up Proper (blade and pommel Argent, grip Gules, guard and garnish Or) winged Sable.
Crest: On a wreath of the colors Argent and Azure (Oriental Blue) 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: COLLECT EXPLOIT INFORM.

Symbolism
Shield: Oriental blue is the primary color associated with U.S. Army Military Intelligence units. The flashes, alluding to speed and electronics, converge, emphasizing the collection and assimilation of information from all sources. They underscore the electronic warfare and signals intelligence capabilities of the unit. The winged dagger symbolizes the intelligence role in total military preparedness while characterizing the diverse mission and functions of the battalion.
Crest: The crest is that of the United States Army Reserve.

The coat of arms was approved on 7 November 1988.

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U.S. Army 337th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 337th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Argent, four flashes issuant from dexter chief, sinister chief, dexter base and sinister base, convergent in fess point Azure (Oriental Blue) a dagger point up Proper (blade and pommel Argent, grip Gules, guard and garnish Or) winged Sable. Attached below the shield an Oriental Blue scroll doubled and inscribed "COLLECT EXPLOIT INFORM" in Silver.

Symbolism: Oriental blue is the primary color associated with U.S. Army Military Intelligence units. The flashes, alluding to speed and electronics, converge, emphasizing the collection and assimilation of information from all sources. They underscore the electronic warfare and signals intelligence capabilities of the unit. The winged dagger symbolizes the intelligence role in total military preparedness while characterizing the diverse mission and functions of the battalion.

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 7 November 1988.

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U.S. Army 341st Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 341st Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Per bend Argent (Silver Gray) and Azure (Oriental Blue), a lightning bolt bendwise throughout Or between a stylized representation of the Rosetta Stone of the like detailed Sable and an open book of the third leathered of the fourth surmounted in saltire by a quill Gold and a sword point down of the last grip Sable.
Crest: That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Washington Army National Guard: On a wreath of the colors, Or and Azure (Oriental Blue), a raven with wings endorsed issuing out of a ducal coronet all Proper.
Motto: VIGILANTIA ET VALOR (Vigilance and Valor).

Symbolism
Shield: Oriental blue and silver gray are the colors traditionally associated with Military Intelligence. The lightning bolt denotes swiftness of action and accuracy. The Rosetta Stone indicates the unit’s role as a linguistics intelligence battalion. The book and quill symbolize knowledge, and the sword represents the unit’s combat role.
Crest: The crest is that of the Washington Army National Guard.

The coat of arms was approved on 23 January 1990. It was amended to correct the blazon of the crest on 3 May 1991. It was amended to correct the blazon of the shield on 18 June 1991.

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U.S. Army 341st Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 341st Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Per bend Argent (Silver Gray) and Azure (Oriental Blue), a lightning bolt Or bendwise throughout between a stylized representation of the Rosetta Stone of the like detailed of the first and an open book of the third detailed of the second surmounted in saltire by a quill Gold and a sword point down both detailed of the field. Attached above the shield a crest blazoned: On a wreath Or and Azure (Oriental Blue), a raven with wings endorsed issuing out of a ducal coronet all Proper. Attached below the shield a Gold scroll inscribed “VIGILANTIA ET VALOR” in Black.

Symbolism: Oriental blue and silver gray are the colors traditionally associated with Military Intelligence. The lightning bolt denotes swiftness of action and accuracy. The Rosetta Stone indicates the unit’s role as a linguistics intelligence battalion. The book and quill symbolize knowledge, and the sword represents the unit’s combat role.

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 23 January 1990. It was amended to correct the description of the crest on 3 May 1991. It was amended to correct the description of the shield on 18 June 1991. It was amended to correct the description of the shield portion of the insignia on 11 December 2006.

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U.S. Army 344th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 344th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Argent (Silver Gray) on a saltire Celeste a key ward up bendwise sinister surmounted by two pikes bendwise Or.
Crest: None.
Motto: SILENT SENTINEL.

Symbolism
Shield: Oriental blue and silver gray are the colors used for Military Intelligence. The key, symbol for security and secrecy, and the pikes, weapons used by sentries in the Middle Ages, symbolize the basic mission of the organization.

The coat of arms was approved on 16 October 1995.

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U.S. Army 344th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 344th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A gold colored metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in width overall consisting of a gold key, ward slanted upward to right behind the shafts of two pikes; all encircled by a continuous oval-shaped scroll passing through the bow of the key, behind the pike heads, keyward and over the pike staffs and bearing the inscription in black letters "SILENT SENTINEL."

Symbolism: The key, symbol for security and secrecy and the pikes, weapons used by sentries in the middle ages, symbolize the basic mission of the organization. The shape of the bow of the key and the two pikes further simulates the numerical designation of the organization.

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 344th Army Security Agency Battalion on 20 December 1966. It was redesignated for the 344th Military Intelligence Battalion on 2 May 1990.

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U.S. Army 368th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 368th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Azure (Oriental Blue) a helm Argent (Silver Gray) garnished of the first superimposed by a sword palewise Sable; a bordure wavy Gules fimbriated Argent.
Crest: That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: From a wreath Argent and Azure (Oriental Blue), 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: VANGUARD OF THE PACIFIC.

Symbolism
Shield: Oriental blue and silver gray are the colors traditionally used by the Military Intelligence Corps. Red denotes valor and zeal; the wavy border alludes to the Pacific rim, the ring of fire. The blue represents the Pacific Ocean. Black is the color of stealth and together with gray represents the Military Intelligence unit’s night and day vigilance and covert and overt missions. The helmet and sword highlight the organization’s combat preparedness. The unsheathed sword implies the vanguard position thus reinforcing the motto.
Crest: The crest is that of the U.S. Army Reserve.

The coat of arms was authorized for the 368th Military Intelligence Battalion on 11 Sep 1998.

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U.S. Army 368th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 368th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86cm) in height consisting of a shield blazoned: Azure (Oriental Blue) a helm Argent (Silver Gray) garnished of the first superimposed by a sword palewise Sable; a bordure wavy Gules fimbriated Argent. Attached below the shield is a black scroll inscribed "VANGUARD OF THE PACIFIC" in silver.

Symbolism: Oriental blue and silver gray are the colors traditionally used by the Military Intelligence Corps. Red denotes valor and zeal; the wavy border alludes to the Pacific rim, the ring of fire. The blue represents the Pacific Ocean. Black is the color of stealth and together with gray represents the Military Intelligence unit’s night and day vigilance and covert and overt missions. The helmet and sword highlight the organization’s combat preparedness. The unsheathed sword implies the vanguard position thus reinforcing the motto.

The distinctive unit insignia was authorized on 11 Sep 1998.

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U.S. Army 372nd Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 372nd Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Sable, a quill and key bow and nib to base, saltirewise Or superimposed by a torch Proper, all debruised by a fess chequey Azure (Oriental Blue) and Argent.
Crest: That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: From a wreath Or and Sable, 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: IN SEARCH OF TRUTH.

Symbolism
Shield: Oriental Blue is the primary color traditionally used by the Military Intelligence Branch. Gold alludes to the nickname of California, "The Golden State." The contrasting black and gold underscore night and day vigilance as well as covert and overt missions. The torch embodies leadership with its flames symbolizing the "gift of tongues," hence the linguistic capabilities of the battalion. The key refers to the mission of Military Intelligence organizations. The quill highlights the unit’s role in transcribing and interpreting information. The checkered area, emblematic of a chessboard, represents military strategy.
Crest: The crest is that of the U.S. Army Reserve.

The coat of arms was authorized on 19 Aug 1998.

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U.S. Army 372nd Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 372nd Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Sable, a quill and key bow and nib to base, saltirewise Or superimposed by a torch Proper, all debruised by a fess chequey Azure (Oriental Blue) and Argent. Attached below the shield is an oriental blue scroll inscribed "IN SEARCH OF TRUTH" in gold.

Symbolism: Oriental Blue is the primary color traditionally used by the Military Intelligence Branch. Gold alludes to the nickname of California, "The Golden State." The contrasting black and gold underscore night and day vigilance as well as covert and overt missions. The torch embodies leadership with its flames symbolizing the "gift of tongues," hence the linguistic capabilities of the battalion. The key refers to the mission of Military Intelligence organizations. The quill highlights the unit’s role in transcribing and interpreting information. The checkered area, emblematic of a chessboard, represents military strategy.

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 19 Aug 1998.

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U.S. Army 378th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 378th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Per pale Azure (Oriental Blue) and Argent a scroll counterchanged charged with a griffin’s head erased Sable.
Crest: That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: From a wreath Argent and Azure (Oriental Blue), 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: TRANSLATES TO VICTORY.

Symbolism
Shield: Oriental blue is the primary color traditionally used by Military Intelligence units. The shield is divided to underscore night and day capabilities and total readiness. The scroll suggests the organization’s linguist mission, while the griffin personifies vigilance and attention to detail.
Crest: The crest is that of the U.S. Army Reserve.

The coat of arms was approved on 19 August 1997.

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U.S. Army 378th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 378th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Per pale Azure (Oriental Blue) and Argent a scroll counterchanged charged with a griffin’s head erased Sable. Attached below the shield is a Black scroll doubled and inscribed “TRANSLATES TO VICTORY” to Silver.

Symbolism: Oriental blue is the primary color traditionally used by Military Intelligence units. The shield is divided to underscore night and day capabilities and total readiness. The scroll suggests the organization’s linguist mission, while the griffin personifies vigilance and attention to detail.

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 19 August 1997.

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U.S. Army 519th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 519th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Or, in base a sphinx facing to dexter couchant Azure, detailed of the first in front of an open book of the last, fimbriated of the second, its upper edge at fess point in front of a globe overall of the like, gridlined of the field.
Crest: On a wreath of the colors Or and Azure (Teal Blue) a garb of rice of the first in front of a triangle Gules conjoined at the tip with a tori-gate Sable.
Motto: STRENGTH THRU INTELLIGENCE.

Symbolism
Shield: Teal blue and golden yellow, the colors used for branch unassigned, were the former colors for Army Intelligence organizations. The sphinx, adapted from the Army Intelligence Reserve branch insignia, is used again to symbolize Army Intelligence. Resting against the terrestrial globe is an open book representing the knowledge made available through mastery of the languages of the world. The globe itself indicates the worldwide scope of the Battalion's research activities.
Crest: Red is the color for action, and the triangle simulating a Vietnamese sun hat, alludes to service in Vietnam. The tori-gate refers to Korea in which the elements of the organization participated with distinction and the five rice stalks represent the sum total of decorations awarded during both campaigns.

The coat of arms was approved on 20 May 1960. It was amended to add a crest on 27 January 1976.

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U.S. Army 519th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 519th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Or, in base a sphinx facing to dexter couchant Azure, detailed of the first in front of an open book of the last, fimbriated of the second, its upper edge at fess point in front of a globe overall of the like, gridlined of the field. Attached below the shield a Gold scroll inscribed "STRENGTH THRU INTELLIGENCE" in Blue letters.

Symbolism: Teal blue and golden yellow, the colors used for branch unassigned, were the former colors for Army Intelligence organizations. The sphinx, adapted from the Army Intelligence Reserve branch insignia, is used again to symbolize Army Intelligence. Resting against the terrestrial globe is an open book representing the knowledge made available through mastery of the languages of the world. The globe itself indicates the worldwide scope of the Battalion's research activities.

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 20 May 1960. It was amended to correct the description of the design on 10 March 1964.

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U.S. Army 524th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 524th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Azure (Oriental Blue) two chevronels fretty Argent (Silver Gray) charged with eighteen pellets all within a bordure of the second.
Crest: On a wreath of the colors (Argent and Azure), a garb of rice Or charged at base with a Taeguk Proper; overall a bayonet palewise, point up, blade Sable and hilt Argent (Silver Gray) all tied with a ribbon Gules.
Motto: SILENT VIGILANCE.

Symbolism:
Shield: Azure (oriental blue) and silver gray are the colors associated with Military Intelligence. The interlocking chevronels suggest the gathering of information from many sources processed through the unit and distributed throughout the Army, as represented by the border. The black pellets suggest the unit's ability to interpret various data and to form assessments of military situations. Eighteen refers to the number of campaigns in which the unit participated in Korea and Vietnam.
Crest: The bayonet alludes to the unit's participation in campaigns n Vietnam and Korea, represented by the garb of rice and Taeguk. The black blade refers to secrecy and the unit's intelligence function. The red band of the garb refers to the Meritorious Unit Commendation awarded the unit for service in Vietnam.

The coat of arms was approved on 16 May 1983.

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U.S. Army 524th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 524th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Azure (Oriental Blue) two chevronels fretty Argent (Silver Gray) charged with eighteen pellets all within a bordure of the second. Attached below the shield a Silver scroll inscribed "SILENT VIGILANCE" in Black letters.

Symbolism: Azure (oriental blue) and silver gray are the colors associated with Military Intelligence. The interlocking chevronels suggest the gathering of information from many sources processed through the unit and distributed throughout the Army, as represented by the border. The black pellets suggest the unit's ability to interpret various data and to form assessments of military situations. Eighteen refers to the number of campaigns in which the unit participated in Korea and Vietnam.

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 16 May 1983.

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U.S. Army 527th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 527th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Gyronny of eight Argent and Sable, a pale Gules voided throughout Argent, surmounted by a globe Azure gridlined Argent, overall two swords saltirewise also Argent.
Crest: None.
Motto: STRIVE FOR EXCELLENCE.

Symbolism
Shield: The shield, divided into dark and light sections, suggests the ever-changing methods of counterintelligence functions and the day/night vigilance of intelligence gathering. The red and white allude to the coat of arms of Kaiserslautern, Germany, the home area of the unit. The globe alludes to the overseas origin and duty of the unit and resembles a grid, which suggests the sifting of information through the unit to support Army goals. The crossed swords symbolize offensive and defensive counterintelligence and the defense of Europe.

The coat of arms was approved on 30 December 1982.

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U.S. Army 527th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 527th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A silver color metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in height overall consisting of two silver swords in saltire with pommels to base, the lateral and base areas between the swords of black and the upper area of red; surmounting the sword a blue disc divided throughout with five horizontal and vertical silver lines bearing at its center a black square, point up, with a silver dot; the disc is also issuing three rays to each lateral area and to base and a broad arrowhead that extends beyond at the top all silver; on a silver scroll issuing from under the base of the blades and passing over the pommels in base the inscription "STRIVE FOR EXCELLENCE," in black.

Symbolism: The square and dot simulate an observation apparatus, the disc represents a globe, and the divisions symbolize a network. The arrowhead connotes martial readiness, while the rays symbolize all facets of sound, light and vibratory systems. All represent the collection, processing and dissemination of information functions of a Military Intelligence unit. The swords refer to defensive and offensive counterintelligence methods. The white arrowhead dividing the red area suggests the coat of arms of Kaiserslautern in Germany, symbolizing service there.

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 16 February 1979.

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U.S. Army 532nd Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 532nd Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Checky Azure (teal blue) and Or a horse rampant Sable fimbriated of the second.
Crest: None.
Motto: NOSCE HOSTEM.

Symbolism
Shield: Teal blue and yellow are the colors used for Military Intelligence Battalions. The black horse alludes to Stuttgart, Germany, the place of organization and present location of the unit. The horse and checky field combined, symbolic of a chess board, refer to the strategic and tactical functions of an intelligence unit.

The coat of arms was approved on 22 December 1959.

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U.S. Army 532nd Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 532nd Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of the shield adapted from the coat of arms and blazoned as follows: Checky Azure (teal blue) and Or a horse rampant Sable fimbriated of the second. Attached below, an arcing Teal Blue motto scroll doubled to the sides inscribed with the words "NOSCE HOSTEM" in Gold letters.

Symbolism: Teal blue and yellow are the colors formerly used for Military Intelligence Battalions. The black horse alludes to Stuttgart, Germany, the place of organization of the unit. The horse and checky field combined, symbolic of a chess board, refer to the strategic and tactical functions of an intelligence unit.

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 22 December 1959. It was amended to update the description and symbolism on 2 January 1987.

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U.S. Army 628th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 628th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Sable, a key wards to chief and a lightning bolt saltirewise Argent (Silver Gray), two spearheads in pale issuing to point Or; all within a bordure chequy of the second and Azure.
Crest: That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard: From a wreath Argent (Silver Gray) and Sable, a lion rampant guardant Proper, holding in dexter paw a naked scimitar Argent hilted OR and in sinister an escutcheon Argent on a fess Sable three plates.
Motto: CHAOS CLARITAS VICTORIA (Chaos Clarity Victory).

Symbolism
Shield: Oriental blue and silver gray are the colors traditionally used by Military Intelligence. Gold is emblematic of honor and high achievement. Blue and black symbolize night and day and the overt and covert operations of the unit's around the clock mission. The crossed key and lightning bolt represent security and electronic warfare. The arrowheads highlight combat support; the checkered border denotes strategy and countermeasure.
Crest: The crest is that of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard.

The coat of arms was approved on 9 Mar 2000.

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U.S. Army 628th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 628th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Sable, a key wards to chief and a lightning bolt saltirewise Argent, between two spearheads in pale issuing to point Or; all within a bordure checked of the second and Azure. Attached around the sides and top of the shield a tripartite black scroll inscribed "CHAOS CLARITAS VICTORIA" in silver.

Symbolism: Oriental blue and silver gray are the colors traditionally used by Military Intelligence. Gold is emblematic of honor and high achievement. Blue and black symbolize night and day and the overt and covert operations of the unit's around the clock mission. The crossed key and lightning bolt represent security and electronic warfare. The arrowheads highlight combat support; the checkered border denotes strategy and countermeasure.

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 9 Mar 2000.

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U.S. Army 629th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 629th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Per chevron, paly of six Argent and Azure (Oriental Blue) a bend counterchanged, and of the first in base a panther's face Proper grasping two lightning flashes conjoined chevronwise of the second.
Crest: That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Maryland Army National Guard: On a wreath of the colors (Argent and Azure [Oriental Blue]) a cross bottony per cross quarterly Gules and Argent.
Motto: STALK THE PREY.

Symbolism
Shield:Oriental blue is the primary branch color of the Military Intelligence Corps. The upper half of the shield alludes to the State flag of Maryland and identifies the home area of the battalion. The panther embodies the established nickname of the unit, "Prowler" and is a predator celebrated for its stealth and patience on the hunt. He is an appropriate symbol for a tactical level intelligence unit. The lightning flashes refer to speed of operation and the dominant role of Combat Electronic Warfare on the battlefield.
Crest: The crest is that of the Maryland Army National Guard.

The coat of arms was approved on 1 October 1987.

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U.S. Army 629th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 629th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height consisting of a shield blazoned as follows: Per chevron, paly of six Argent and Azure (Oriental Blue) a bend counterchanged, and of the first in base a panther's face Sable grasping two lightning flashes conjoined chevronwise of the second and attached across the bottom of the shield an Oriental Blue scroll doubled and inscribed "STALK THE PREY" in Silver letters.

Symbolism: Oriental blue is the primary branch color of the Military Intelligence Corps. The upper half of the shield alludes to the State flag of Maryland and identifies the home area of the battalion. The panther embodies the established nickname of the unit, "Prowler" and is a predator celebrated for its stealth and patience on the hunt. He is an appropriate symbol for a tactical level intelligence unit. The lightning flashes refer to speed of operation and the dominant role of Combat Electronic Warfare on the battlefield.

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 1 October 1987.

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U.S. Army 640th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 640th Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Per pale Argent (Silver Gray) and Sable a chess knight Azure (Oriental Blue) charged with a lightning bolt palewise Or (Golden Yellow), a checky of the last and the second.
Crest: That for the regiments and separate battalions of the California Army National Guard: From a wreath Argent and Sable, the setting sun behind a grizzly bear passant on a grassy field all Proper.
Motto: WE SHALL.

Symbolism
Shield: Oriental blue and silver gray are the colors traditionally used by the Military Intelligence Corps. Gold is emblematic of excellence and black recalls stealth. The gold and black squares represent day and night plus the overt and covert operations of the unit's around the clock vigilance. They form the illusion of a chessboard and together with the chess knight, embody strategy and determination. The flash highlights speed of operation and emphasizes the role of combat electronic warfare on the battlefield.
Crest: The crest is that of the California Army National Guard.

The coat of arms was approved on 5 Aug 1999.

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U.S. Army 640th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 640th Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Per pale Argent (Silver Gray) and Sable a chess knight Azure (Oriental Blue) charged with a lightning bolt palewise Or (Golden Yellow), a chief checky of the last and the second. Attached above the shield is a black scroll inscribed: "WE SHALL" in gold.

Symbolism: Oriental blue and silver gray are the colors traditionally used by the Military Intelligence Corps. Gold is emblematic of excellence and black recalls stealth. The gold and black squares represent day and night plus the overt and covert operations of the unit's around-the-clock vigilance. They form the illusion of a chessboard and together with the chess knight, embody strategy and determination. The flash highlights speed of operation and emphasizes the role of combat electronic warfare on the battlefield.

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 5 Aug 1999.

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U.S. Army 642nd Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms U.S. Army 642nd Military Intelligence Battalion, coat of arms

Shield: Per fess Sable and checky Azure (Oriental Blue) and Argent a helmeted Greek warrior couped affronté Argent and Sable.
Crest: That for the regiments and separate battalions of the New York Army National Guard: From a wreath Argent and Sable, the full rigged ship "Half Moon" all Proper.
Motto: EYES OF THE WARRIOR.

Symbolism
Shield: Oriental blue and silver gray (silver) are the colors traditionally used by the Military Intelligence branch. The checky field refers again to the branch, symbolizing the mission of the intelligence maneuvers and activities. The motto is emphasized by the head of the warrior with helmet raised from the face to denote clarity of vision and heightened perception. Black signifies resolve and strength of purpose, white integrity.
Crest: The crest is that of the New York Army National Guard.

The coat of arms was approved effective 1 September 1996.

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U.S. Army 642nd Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia U.S. Army 642nd Military Intelligence Battalion, distinctive unit insignia

A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Per fess Sable and checky Azure (Oriental Blue) and Argent a helmeted Greek warrior couped affronté Argent and Sable. Attached below the shield a Red scroll doubled and inscribed "EYES OF THE WARRIOR" in Silver.

Symbolism: Oriental blue and silver gray (silver) are the colors traditionally used by the Military Intelligence branch. The checky field refers again to the branch, symbolizing the mission of the intelligence maneuvers and activities. The motto is emphasized by the head of the warrior with helmet raised from the face to denote clarity of vision and heightened perception. Black signifies resolve and strength of purpose, white integrity.

The distinctive unit insignia was approved effective 1 September 1996.

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