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127th Engineer Battalion (United States Army) STICKER Die-Cut Vinyl Decal

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127th Engineer Battalion (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:  Gules, a battle-ax palewise interlaced with a winged lightning flash terminating in dexter base Argent, on a mount issuant from base of the last three pomeis.  Attached below and to the sides of the shield a Red scroll inscribed “THAT OTHERS MAY FOLLOW” in Silver letters.


Symbolism

Scarlet and white are the colors of the Corps of Engineers.  The ax symbolizes the organization’s functions of construction, destruction and combat.  The winged lightning flash indicates the speed with which the Airborne Engineers strike to facilitate the advance of our forces.  The three green roundels represent the three island campaign honors in World War II:  New Guinea, Leyte and Luzon.


Background

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 127th Airborne Engineer Battalion on 10 July 1952.  It was redesignated for the 127th Engineer Battalion on 28 February 1958.  The insignia was amended to update the description and symbolism on 16 October 2013.