250TH SIGNAL BATTALION
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
The distinctive unit insignia consists of the shield, motto and crest of the coat of arms.

Symbolism
The colors orange and white are used for the Signal Corps. The two fleurs-de-lis allude to the battalion's service in France during World War I and World War II, the wavy bend referring to the Rhineland and Central Europe and the lion, taken from the coat of arms of Normandy, charged with a pheon an arrowhead refers to the Normandy invasion for which the battalion received the French Croix de Guerre.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved on 13 Jul 1964. It was amended on 10 Sep 1964, to change the blazonry of the shield and crest.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Tenné, a bend wavy between two fleurs-de-lis Argent, on a chief Sable a lion passant of the second charged with a pheon of the first.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the New Jersey Army National Guard: On a wreath of the colors, Argent and Tenné, a lion's head erased Or collared four fusils Gules.

Motto

SOUND OF MIGHT

Symbolism
The colors orange and white are used for the Signal Corps. The two fleurs-de-lis allude to the battalion's service in France during World War I and World War II, the wavy bend referring to the Rhineland and Central Europe and the lion, taken from the coat of arms of Normandy, charged with a pheon an arrowhead refers to the Normandy invasion for which the battalion received the French Croix de Guerre.

Background
The coat of arms was originally approved on 13 Jul 1964. It was amended on 10 Sep 1964, to change the blazonry of the shield and crest.





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