38TH TRANSPORTATION BATTALION
Distinctive Unit Insignia
A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/4 inches (3.18 cm) in height overall consisting of a gold metal annulet with a black center line, within nine black rings and surmounted overall with a red compass; all above a gold scroll bearing the motto "UBIQUITOUS" in black letters.
Brick red is the color used for Transportation. The gold annulet with the center black line representing a divided highway, and with black rings referring to truck tires, is symbolic of "Highway Transportation" the Battalion's basic mission. The compass alludes to planning and guidance and the worldwide aspects of transportation.
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 24 November 1967.