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159th Engineer Group (United States Army) STICKER Die-Cut Vinyl Decal

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159th Engineer Group (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 yellow eight-pointed sun on a triangular blue field contained below by two silver arcs and above by a silver carpenter’s square; issuant vertically above the square on a yellow disc three red bamboo sections enclosed by a circular red scroll inscribed with the words “STRENGTH AND DRIVE” in silver letters.


Symbolism

Scarlet and silver (white) are the colors used by the Corps of Engineers.  The blue area in base represents service in the Pacific theater of World War II and the two silver bars denote participation in the campaigns of New Guinea and Luzon.  The sun symbol, adapted from the Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, and the square alludes to the Group’s construction mission.  The red bamboo rods on the yellow field refer to the flag of the Republic of Vietnam where the unit is now serving and to the award of the Meritorious Unit Commendation.


Background

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 20 June 1969.