106TH SUPPORT 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: Buff a bend wavy between a mullet and a fret Azure, in dexter chief on a canton Gules a saltire of the second. Attached below and to the sides of the shield a Silver scroll inscribed "WE SHALL PROVIDE" in Blue letters.

Symbolism
Buff and scarlet are the colors used for Support. The star, symbolic of leadership, and the fret, denoting a strong support system, represent the overall mission and capabilities of the organization. The canton refers to the Mississippi State Flag connoting allotment to that State. The wavy bend alludes to the Pearl River flowing by Monticello, the unit's home station.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 23 September 1975.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Buff a bend wavy between a mullet and a fret Azure, all fimbriated Argent, in dexter chief on a canton Gules a saltire of the second fimbriated of the third.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Mississippi Army National Guard: On a wreath of the colors Argent and Gules, a slip of magnolia full flower with leaves Proper behind a trident Sable.

Motto

WE SHALL PROVIDE.

Symbolism

Shield

Buff and scarlet are the colors used for Support. The star, symbolic of leadership, and the fret, denoting a strong support system, represent the overall mission and capabilities of the organization. The canton refers to the Mississippi State Flag connoting allotment to that State. The wavy bend alludes to the Pearl River flowing by Monticello, the unit's home station.

Crest

The crest is that of the Mississippi Army National Guard.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 23 June 1975.





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