369th Adjutant General Battalion

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369th Adjutant General Battalion (United States) Unit History  (1987) 
United States Army Center for Military History with Images from the US Army Institute of Heraldry
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This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).


Heraldic Achievements[1][edit]

Coat of Arms[edit]

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Blazon[edit]

  • Shield: Azure, a torch Or enflamed Or and Gules, overall a Globe Celeste grid-lined Argent surmounted by a sword and quill in saltire of the like hilted Or.
  • Crest: On a wreath of the colors (Or and Azure, a mullet of the first surmounted on a torteau issuing from a mount and between two palmettos proper.
  • Motto: ARMY PRIDE.

Symbolism[edit]

  • Shield:
  1. Dark blue is theprimary branch color of the Adjutant General's Corps.
  2. The torch represents the training mission ofthe Battalion and the globe symbolizes the world wide service of its graduates.
  3. The quill refers to the administrative responsibilities of the unit's mission and the sword represents the U.S. Army.
  • Crest:
  1. The star symbolizes the unit's Meritorious Unit Commendation; the mount and palms allude to the Pacific and the unit's World War II area of service.
  2. The demi-torteau forms the illusion of the setting sun and represents victory over Japan in the Pacific.
  3. Palms are also a traditional symbol of victory.
  4. They are portrayed as "palmettos,"the state tree of South Carolina, and reflect the unit's home location at Fort Jackson.

Background[edit]

  1. The coat of arms was originally approved on December 9, 1987.

Distinctive Unit Insignia[edit]

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Description[edit]

  1. A silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Azure, a torch Or enflamed Or and Gules, overall a globe Celeste grid-lined Argent surmounted by a sword and quill in saltire of the like hilted Or.
  2. Attached below the shield a silver and red scroll inscribed "ARMY PRIDE" in silver letters.

Symbolism[edit]

  1. Dark blue and scarlet are the branch colors of the Adjutant General's Corps.
  2. The torch represents the training mission of the Battalion and the globe symbolizes the worldwide service of its graduates.
  3. The quill refers to the administrative responsibilities of the unit's mission and thesword represents the United States Army.

Background[edit]

  1. The Distinctive Unit Insignia was originally approved on December 12, 1987.

Flag[edit]

Description[edit]

  • a. Size:
  1. Hoist:Three Feet.
  2. Fly:Four Feet.

Battalion Flag[edit]

  • a.Size:
  1. Hoist: Three Feet.
  2. Fly: Four Feet.
  3. Fringe: 2½”
  • b.Description.
  1. The flag has a solid background with an embroidered American eagle displayed centered thereon.
  2. In its right talon the eagle holds an olive branch; in its left talon, a bundle of 13 arrows, all in proper colors.
  3. Its beak grasps a scroll inscribed with the unit motto.
  4. Below the eagle is a scroll inscribed with the designation of the organization.
  5. On the eagle’s breast is embroidered the shield of the coat of arms and the crest is above the eagle’s head.
  • c. Organizational colors:
  1. Organization: Adjutant General
  2. Background: Dark Blue
  3. Fringe: Scarlet
  4. Letters and Numbers: Dark Blue
  5. Scrolls.
    1. Outline: Scarlett
    2. Background: White
  • d. Design
  1. Flags are alike on both sides.
  2. Design elements appear on both sides as if printed through the material except as stated below:
    1. Letters and numerals will read from left to right on both sides.

Lineage[edit]

  • Pending Publiction

Honors[edit]

  • Pending Publication

References[edit]

  1. Source: US Army Institute of Heraldry