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Distinctive Unit Insignia

A silver colored metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall on a buff shield with a red bend, issuing from base is the General Andrew Jackson memorial in Jackson Square, New Orleans, Louisiana, superimposing in dexter base a section of the St. Louis Cathedral, also located in Jackson Square all silver; around the bottom is a silver scroll with the ends over the bottom corners of the shield, inscribed with "SEMPER SUSTINERE LIBERTAS" in black letters.

Scarlet and buff are traditionally associated with Support units. General Andrew Jackson's statue with the St. Louis Cathedral, located in Jackson Square , New Orleans, Louisiana, depicts Jackson's advance to the center of the line, prior to the Battle of New Orleans, in the act of review; the lines have come to present arms as a salute to their commander, who is acknowledging it by raising his chapeau. His restive horse, anticipating the next move, attempts to dash down the line; the bridle hand of the dauntless hero being turned under, shows that he is restraining the horse, whose mouth and curbed neck is feeling the bit. Similarly, the unit embraces the same willingness and commitment to our nation's freedom, remaining always ready to support freedom. The background image of the St. Louis Cathedral represents Jackson Square, a living, breathing place, full of life, vibrancy, diversity, and freedom, all of which are embodied and revered throughout the great state of Louisiana, home of the Group. The motto which translates to Always Supporting Freedom emulates Jackson's commitment to freedom demonstrated in the Battle of New Orleans, which is historically known to have once and for all confirmed American independence and freedom and is likewise expressive of the soldiers of the Group in the performance of their duties.

The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 26 November 2007.

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