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169th Aviation Regiment (United States Army) STICKER Die-Cut Vinyl Decal

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169th Aviation Regiment (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/Blazon

A Silver color metal and enamel device consisting of a shield blazoned:  Azure, a winged horse at speed Argent bridled Tenné.  Attached below the shield a Blue scroll doubled and inscribed "GRAVISSIMA LEVANS" in Silver.


Symbolism

Ultramarine blue and golden orange are the colors associated with Aviation units.  Blue represents the sky, the unit's area of operations.  The horse is a symbol of strength and swiftness; the wings refer to the basic mission of the unit.  The horse also alludes to military preparedness and suggests the heavy lift capabilities of the unit.  The motto translates to "Lifting The Heaviest Things."


Background

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 7 July 1989.