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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in height overall consisting of a cross couped Sanguine charged with three fleurs-de-lis on horizontal cross arms Argent, a Silver scroll below the cross containing the motto "PROCEDITE" in Maroon letters.

Symbolism
The cross is used as a symbol of mercy and the composition of the badge is in the colors of the Medical Department. The three fleurs-de-lis allude to the three battle honors awarded the organization for overseas activity during World War I. The motto translates to "Go Ahead."

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 6 May 1941. It was rescinded/cancelled on 30 June 1975.





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