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79th Engineer Battalion (United States Army) STICKER Die-Cut Vinyl Decal

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79th 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 Gold color metal and enamel device consisting of a shield blazoned:  Argent, on a pile Gules a sun rayonnant with eight groups of rays Or.  Attached below and to the sides of the shield a Red scroll turned Gold and inscribed “FAIT ACCOMPLI” in Gold letters.


Symbolism

The shield is red (gules) and white (argent) for Engineers.  The pile represents the character of the organization as an Engineer unit.  The golden sun, taken from the Philippine flag, is symbolic of the organization’s World War II service.  The motto translates to “It Is Accomplished.”


Background

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 79th Engineer Construction Battalion on 15 September 1950.  It was redesignated for the 79th Engineer Battalion on 30 June 1955.