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411th Engineer Battalion (United States Army) STICKER Die-Cut Vinyl Decal

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411th 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 and enamel device consisting of a shield blazoned:  Gules, on a bend dovetailed cotised Argent, a bendlet per bend of the first and Azure.  Attached below the shield a Silver scroll inscribed "READY AND ABLE" in Red letters.


Symbolism

Red and white are used for Engineers.  The white bend represents a road, bridge, airstrip, etc., and is further dovetailed to imply the construction function of the Battalion.  The two narrow white cotises signify the Battalion's two battle honors of World War II.  The red and blue bendlet alludes to the Battalion's two decorations, the red referring to the Meritorious Unit Citation and the blue to the Philippine Presidential Citation.  The red and blue stripes in conjunction with the white also simulate the stripes in the Hawaiian flag; the Battalion having been recently activated in Hawaii and assigned to the Pacific.


Background

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 6 December 1954.