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132nd Engineer Battalion (United States Army) STICKER Die-Cut Vinyl Decal

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132nd 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:  Argent a fess Vert charged with an arrowhead of the field in chief a Lorraine cross and in base two fleurs-de-lis fesswise Azure all between flaunches Gules each charged with an arrowhead of the first.  Attached below and to the sides of the shield a Silver scroll inscribed “AEDIFICAMUS DUCIMUS” in Red letters.


Symbolism

Scarlet and white (silver) are the colors used for the Corps of Engineers.  The Lorraine cross and fleurs-de-lis refer to France where an element of the organization participated in six campaigns of World War I.  Two fleurs-de-lis are used to allude to World War II when elements of the organization participated in two theaters, the European-African-Middle East and Asiatic-Pacific.  The arrowheads are separate to denote element participation in three assault landings:  Algeria-French Morocco, Eastern Mandates and Leyte.  The colors blue, white and red represent the Philippine Presidential Unit Citation awarded the unit.  The colors white, blue, red and green represent the Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation.  The motto translates to “We Build We Lead.”


Background

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 14 February 1977.