Azure (Oriental Blue), a voided isosceles triangle point up Sable enclosing a vine leaf Or and surmounted in chief by a lozenge fesswise Argent bearing a Korean taeguk, all between two lightning flashes, points up Gules, fimbriated Or.
From a wreath Or and Azure (Oriental Blue) a demi-griffin of the last armed and langued Gules grasping in dexter claws a dagger Or, all within a laurel wreath of the like.
HONOR, VIGILANCE, DUTY.
The diamond and taeguk simulate an eye and the lighting flashes connote technology; together they represent the vigilance, celerity and communication of Army Security. They also allude to the lineage and service of the organization, World War II and Korea. The vine leaf refers to the Rhine Province and denotes the unit's participation in the Rhineland Campaign. The taeguk represents Korea where the unit participated in six campaigns. It is also used to symbolize the award of the Meritorious Unit Commendation Streamer inscribed "KOREA." Black is used on the triangle to connote iron and refers to the Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation Streamer awarded the organization with the inscription "THE IRON TRIANGLE."
Oriental blue represents the Military Intelligence Branch. The griffin, a traditional symbol of intelligence, resourcefulness, and courage, emphasizes the qualities required of battalion personnel and recalls European theaters of operation. Its claws and tongue are scarlet, denoting courage and sacrifice. It holds a dagger, a reference to the dangers of covert activities and a symbol of preparedness. The wreath refers to all honors and achievements associated with the unit during its outstanding history. Gold signifies excellence.
The coat of arms was approved on 17 September 1996.