192D MILITARY POLICE BATTALION
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Argent, a cross Gules, overall a saltire Azure, that portion of the saltire upon the cross fimbriated of the field; on a chief of the second, a fleur-de-lis of the first. Attached below the shield a Red scroll inscribed "SKILL AND FORCE" in Silver letters.

Symbolism
The shield is white, the old facings of the Infantry. The red cross is for Revolutionary War service and the blue saltire for Civil War service. The fleur-de-lis on the red chief, the present color for Artillery, represents service as Artillery in France during World War I.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 192d Field Artillery Regiment on 25 March 1927. It was redesignated for the 192d Field Artillery Battalion on 28 July 1942. It was redesignated for the 192d Artillery Regiment on 15 January 1971. It was redesignated for the 192d Field Artillery Regiment on 19 July 1972. The insignia was redesignated with the description updated, for the 192d Chemical Battalion on 18 November 2003. It was redesignated for the 192d Military Police Battalion effective 1 September 2008.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Argent, a cross Gules, overall a saltire Azure, that portion of the saltire upon the cross fimbriated of the field; on a chief of the second, a fleur-de-lis of the first.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Connecticut Army National Guard: On a wreath of the colors Argent and Gules, a grape vine supported and fructed Proper.

Motto

SKILL AND FORCE.

Symbolism

Shield

The shield is white, the old facings of the Infantry. The red cross is for Revolutionary War service and the blue saltire for Civil War service. The fleur-de-lis on the red chief, the present color for Artillery, represents service as Artillery in France during World War I.

Crest

The crest is that of the Connecticut Army National Guard.

Background
The coat of arms was originally approved for the 192d Field Artillery Regiment on 25 March 1927. It was redesignated for the 192d Field Artillery Battalion on 16 July 1942. It was redesignated for the 192d Artillery Regiment on 15 January 1971. It was redesignated for the 192d Field Artillery Regiment on 19 July 1972. The insignia was redesignated for the 192d Chemical Battalion on 18 November 2003. It was redesignated for the 192d Military Police Battalion effective 1 September 2008.





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