382D SUPPORT BATTALION
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 5/32 inches (2.94 cm) in width overall blazoned as follows: Gules, on a chevron Or a wrench Sable fesswise surmounted by a wheel of eight spokes of the first, charged with a bezant, bearing a gutté de poix; on a chief of the second, a tribal salmon naiant of the third garnished Gules. Attached below is a Black scroll inscribed "VICTORY THROUGH SUSTAINMENT" in Gold.

Symbolism
The wrench signifies maintenance support. The wheel represents the unit's transportation and movement control mission. The oil drop upon the yellow disc denotes petroleum support handled by the battalion. The tribal salmon symbolizes the Pacific Northwest Native American culture and the location of the unit.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved effective 17 September 2006.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Gules, on a chevron Or, a wrench Sable fesswise surmounted by a wheel of eight spokes of the first, garnished of the second charged with a bezant, bearing a gutté de poix; on a chief of the second, a tribal salmon naiant Proper.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the 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

VICTORY THROUGH SUSTAINMENT.

Symbolism

Shield

The wrench signifies maintenance support. The wheel represents the unit's transportation and movement control mission. The oil drop upon the yellow disc denotes petroleum support handled by the battalion. The tribal salmon symbolizes the Pacific Northwest Native American culture and the location of the unit.

Crest

The crest is that of the United States Army Reserve.

Background
The coat of arms was approved effective 17 September 2006.





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