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97th Engineer Battalion (United States Army) STICKER Die-Cut Vinyl Decal 2

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97th Engineer Battalion (United States Army) STICKER Die-Cut Vinyl Decal 2

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:  Argent, on a fess Gules a square knot of the first.  Attached below the shield a Red scroll inscribed "NO TASK TOO GREAT" in Silver letters.


Symbolism

The shield is in the colors of the Corps of Engineers.  It is charged with a square knot, one of the most important of engineer devices.


Background

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 97th Engineer Battalion (Separate) on 28 January 1942.  It was redesignated for the 97th Engineer Regiment on 5 June 1942.  It was redesignated for the 97th Engineer General Service Battalion on 6 February 1948.  The insignia was redesignated for the 97th Engineer Construction Battalion on 9 May 1952.  It was redesignated for the 97th Engineer Battalion on 9 April 1956.