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104th Engineer Battalion Obsolete Insignia (United States Army) STICKER Die-Cut Vinyl Decal

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104th Engineer Battalion Obsolete Insignia (United States Army) STICKER Die-Cut Vinyl Decal

Spice up your MacBook, Laptop, Car, Water bottle or any other flat smooth surface with this full color glossy laminated decal. This decal is solvent printed on 6mil vinyl with a 1.5mil layer of laminate to protect from water, UV and scratches. Printed in the USA.

Description

A Silver color metal and enamel device consisting of a shield blazoned:  Argent, five bendlets Gules, on a low mount an oak tree fructed Proper, within a bordure diminished gyronny of eight Azure and Gray.  Attached below the shield a Silver scroll inscribed “FACIENDUM EST” in Red letters.


Symbolism

The shield is in the colors of the Corps of Engineers, the tree represents the Meuse-Argonne operations and the bordure recalls the “blue and gray” division.  The motto translates to “It Must Be Done.”


Background

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 104th Engineer Regiment on 3 April 1926.  It was redesignated for the 104th Engineer Battalion on 30 June 1942.  It was redesignated for the 104th Armored Engineer Battalion on 2 August 1949.  The insignia was redesignated for the 104th Engineer Battalion on 5 July 1961.  It was rescinded/cancelled on 2 February 2015.