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216th Engineer Battalion (United States Army) STICKER Die-Cut Vinyl Decal

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216th 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, on a fess Argent, a section of a girder Sable, issuant from base a masoned tower embattled of the second, in chief five lightning flashes radiant of the last.  Attached below and to the sides of the shield a Silver scroll inscribed “FIGHT AND BUILD” in Black letters.


Symbolism

Red and white (silver) are the colors used for Engineers.  The three divisions of the field refer to the Battalion’s mission of construction, maintenance, and demolition.  The lightning flashes represent the five battle honors awarded the unit for service in World War II, and also allude to the impact of the Engineers’ destructive forces in hindering enemy movement.  The girder symbolizes the unit’s strength and stability in maintaining their work.  The wall denotes the sturdy construction and fortification provided by the Engineer Battalion.


Background

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 2 March 1960.