126TH MEDICAL BATTALION
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Distinctive Unit Insignia

Distinctive Unit Insignia

Description
A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Per fess Argent and Sanguine, a cross crosslet counterchanged. Attached below the shield a Gold scroll inscribed “NOS PRO VOBIS” in Maroon letters.

Symbolism
The shield is in the colors of the Medical Department. This cross was associated with the medieval knights hospitalers, and with pilgrims during the Crusades. The motto translates to “We Care For You.”

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 10 August 1951. It was rescinded on 14 March 1975.




Coat of Arms

Coat of Arms

Blazon

Shield

Per fess Argent and Sanguine, a cross crosslet counterchanged.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the California Army National Guard: On a wreath of the colors Argent and Sanguine, the setting sun behind a grizzly bear passant on a grassy field, all Proper.

Motto

NOS PRO VOBIS (We Care For You).

Symbolism

Shield

The shield is in the colors of the Medical Department. This cross was associated with the medieval knights hospitalers, and with pilgrims during the Crusades.

Crest

The crest is that of the California Army National Guard.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 10 August 1951. It was rescinded on 14 March 1975.





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