91ST ENGINEER BATTALION
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Gules, a plate charged throughout with a masoned stone arched bridge Proper. Attached below the shield is a scroll inscribed "ACTS NOT WORDS" in black letters.

Symbolism
Red and white are colors associated with the Corps of Engineers, and the masoned bridge represents Engineering accomplishment.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 22 Nov 1939.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Gules, a plate charged throughout with a masoned stone arch bridge Proper.

Crest

From a wreath Argent and Gules a demi-sunburst Or charged with a fountain fimbriated Tenné, overall an Indonesian kris hilt to base Proper.

Motto

ACTS NOT WORDS.

Symbolism

Shield

The shield is red with a plate (white), which are the colors of the Corps of Engineers, and the masoned bridge charged thereon represents Engineering accomplishment.

Crest

The demi-sunburst refers to World War II campaigns in the East Indies. The fountain represents the Pacific Ocean and the Asiatic-Pacific theater of the war. The kris, a typical weapon of Indonesia and Papua, symbolizes that region of the Pacific and its significance during World War II. Gold denotes excellence.

Background
The coat of arms was originally approved on 22 Nov 1939. It was amended on 16 Mar 1999 to add a crest.





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