319TH SUPPORT BATTALION
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height consisting of a disc divided chevronwise buff over scarlet with three gold crosses in each division and four stylized feathers suspended below, white tipped in black, the disc encircled by a black motto scroll passing behind the feathers and inscribed ?WE'LL TAKE IT FROM HERE!" in gold letters.

Symbolism
The disc and feathers form a stylized Indian war shield which refers to the unit's home base, Oklahoma, and symbolizes defense and readiness. Scarlet and buff are traditionally associated with the Support branch. Black signifies strength and solidarity, white indicates integrity. Gold denotes excellence.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 30 December 2003.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Per chevron Gules and Buff, a disc counterchanged of the field and garnished of six crosses Or, one, two, two and one; in base, suspended from the disc, four feathers Argent, tipped Sable.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the United States Army Reserve: From a wreath Or and Gules, the Lexington Minute Man Proper. The statue of the Minute Man, Captain John Parker, (H.H. Kitson, sculptor) stands on the Common in Lexington, Massachusetts.

Motto

WE'LL TAKE IT FROM HERE!

Symbolism

Shield

Scarlet and buff represent the Support branch. The disc with feathers, a stylized Indian war shield derived from that on the State flag of Oklahoma, refers to the home base of the battalion and the defense mission. The chevron division of the shield denotes the support function of the unit. The feathers and gold garnishing on the shield represent the multiple duties and activities of the mission. White and gold respectively, symbolize integrity and excellence.

Crest

The crest is that of the United States Army Reserve.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 30 December 2003.





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