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78th Engineer Battalion (United States Army) STICKER Die-Cut Vinyl Decal

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78th 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, a bundle of five arrows, point to base, one in pale and four in saltire surmounted by a yoke (from the arms of Puerto Rico) in chief Argent.  Attached below the shield a Silver shield inscribed “SEDULITATE” in Red letters.


Symbolism

Scarlet and white are the colors of the Corps of Engineers.  The arrows and the yoke are taken from the arms of Puerto Rico and are symbolic of that locality.  The motto translates to “By Diligence.”


Background

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 78th Engineer (Combat) (Corps) on 28 November 1942.  It was redesignated for the 78th Engineer Combat Battalion on 31 August 1943.  The insignia was redesignated for the 78th Engineer Battalion on 15 November 1956.