1204TH SUPPORT BATTALION
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in height overall blazoned as follows: Per saltire Gules (Brick Red) and Tenné, on a roundel per bend Argent (Silver Gray) and Azure, a Pegasus forcene Or (Gold). Attached below a Brick Red scroll inscribed "WINGS OF THUNDER" in Silver. The insignia is to be made in pairs.

Symbolism
Brick red alludes to the color associated with the Logistics branch and denotes the logistical support provided by the Battalion. Golden orange, the color traditionally associated with Aviation units, suggests the area of operation the unit sustains. The disc illustrates the main rotor of a helicopter, symbolizing the backbone of Army Aviation. It also signifies the Battalion's continuous commitment to maintaining and protecting the security of the nation and Kentucky, the unit's home state. The blue and gray division alludes to the parent headquarters, the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade and the Battalion's past rich military heritage. The Pegasus, a winged horse from Greek mythology, symbolizes strength and flight, the primary mission of the unit.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 5 August 2008.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Per saltire Gules (Soldier Red) and Tenné (Golden Orange), on a roundel per bend Argent (Silver Gray) and Azure, the dexter edged of the third, a Pegasus forcene of the second.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Kentucky Army National Guard: From a wreath Argent and Gules (Soldier Red), within a garland of trumpet vine clasped hands clothed at the wrists all Proper.

Motto

WINGS OF THUNDER.

Symbolism

Shield

Soldier red, the color associated with the Logistics branch, denotes the logistical support provided by the Battalion. Golden orange, the color traditionally associated with Aviation units, suggests the area of operation the unit sustains. The disc illustrates the main rotor of a helicopter, symbolizing the backbone of Army Aviation. It also signifies the Battalion's continuous commitment to maintaining and protecting the security of the nation and Kentucky, the unit's home state. The blue and gray division alludes to the parent headquarters, the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade and the Battalion's past rich military heritage. The Pegasus, a winged horse from Greek mythology, symbolizes strength and flight, the primary mission of the unit.

Crest

The crest is that of the Kentucky Army National Guard.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 5 August 2008.





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