337TH ENGINEER BATTALION (OBSOLETE INSIGNIA)
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86cm) in height consisting of a shield blazoned: Gules, within an annulet of six mullets Argent, a keystone Azure fimbriated of the second and charged with a broadarrow point to chief of the like. Attached below the shield is a blue scroll inscribed "KEYSTONE ENGINEERS" in white.

Symbolism
Scarlet and white (silver) are the colors traditionally used by Engineer units. The six stars, symbolizing achievement, represent the unit's participation in six wars, the War of 1812, the Mexican War, the Civil War, the War with Spain, World War I and World War II. The keystone alludes to the state of Pennsylvania, the present home station of the organization. The arrowhead represents the battalion's assault landing at Naples-Foggia during World War II.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 19 December 1997. It was rescinded on 28 August 2014.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Gules, within an annulet of six mullets Argent a keystone Azure fimbriated of the second and charged with a broadarrow point to chief of the like.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard: From a wreath Argent and Gules a lion rampant guardant proper holding in dexter paw a naked scimitar Argent hilted Or on a fess Sable three plates.

Motto

KEYSTONE ENGINEERS.

Symbolism

Shield

Scarlet and white (Silver) are the colors traditionally used by Engineer units. The six stars, symbolizing achievement, represent the unit's participation in six wars, the War of 1812, the Mexican War, the Civil War, the War with Spain, World War I and World War II. The keystone alludes to the state of Pennsylvania, the present home station of the organization. The arrowhead represents the battalion's assault landing at Naples-Foggia during World War II.

Crest

The crest is that of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard.

Background
The coat of arms was originally approved for the 337th Support Battalion on 26 October 1995. It was redesignated for the 337th Engineer Battalion on 19 December 1997. It was rescinded on 28 August 2014.





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