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391st Engineer Battalion (United States Army) STICKER Die-Cut Vinyl Decal

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391st 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/Blazon

A Silver color metal and enamel device consisting of a shield blazoned:  Gules, a saltire Argent, overall at fess point a hurt fimbriated of the second and charged with a sea lion grasping in sinister paw a sword of the like.  Attached below the shield a Silver scroll inscribed "BUILD AND DESTROY" in Blue.


Symbolism

Red and white are the branch colors for the Corps of Engineers.  The white saltire and the red field are the reverse colors of the Florida state flag; the blue circle simulates a lake and alludes to the former location of the unit in Lakeland, Florida.  The saltire alludes to a brace used in engineering construction.  The sea lion, adapted from the Philippine coat of arms, refers to the Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, awarded to the unit.  The two crosses of the saltire reflect the two battle honors received during World War II.


Background

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 27 September 1954.  It was amended to change the motto on 18 April 1994.  It was amended to correct the description on 31 May 1994.