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22nd Aviation Battalion (United States Army) STICKER Die-Cut Vinyl Decal

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22nd Aviation 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/Blazon

A gold color metal and enamel device consisting of a pair of black upright wings, with tips forming an arch at the top, and conjoined in base, enclosing and supporting a white cone, apex at the top, charged with two red horizontal bars, and above the cone three blue stars one above two in triangle, and on a gold scroll encircling the sides and base of the wings the inscription "PROUD AND PROFESSIONAL" in blue letters.


Symbolism

The uplifted supporting wings and stars denote the readiness and capability of the Battalion to perform its aviation mission.  The unit's activation at Fort Lewis, Washington, is indicated by the red bars on the white background together with stars and black wings which allude to the coat of arms of George Washington for whom the state was named.  Additionally, the black wings refer to the state bird, the willow goldfinch; and the white cone indicates the mountains of Washington "The Switzerland of America."  The two bars and two wings also allude to the numerical designation of the Battalion.


Background

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 10 January 1968.