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87th Engineer Battalion (United States Army) STICKER Die-Cut Vinyl Decal

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87th 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:  Per fess wavy Gules and Argent in chief a heavy ponton Or.  Attached below and to the side of the shield is a Red scroll turned Gold inscribed “LAY HOLD” in Gold letters.


Symbolism

Red and white are the colors for the Corps of Engineers.  The partition line is wavy to represent water and the pontoon represents the type of engineer battalion.


Background

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 87th Engineer Battalion (Heavy Ponton) on 5 December 1940.  It was redesignated for the 87th Engineer Battalion on 10 June 1955.