3643D 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 length overall consisting of a shield blazoned as follows: Buff, on a chevron Gules, between two cannons in saltire Sable, muzzles upward and a wheel of the second bearing a pellet, thirteen mullets, the mullet larger in point Argent. Attached on each side and below the device a Black scroll inscribed "SUSTAINING THUNDER!" in Silver.

Symbolism
The chevron denotes support, the mission of the unit. The stars signify America's original 13 colonies. The larger star represents New Hampshire which became the ninth state to enter the Union in 1788 and is the location of the Battalion. The following images compose the Battalion ? the crossed cannons suggest New Hampshire's history as a Field Artillery state; the wheel alludes to the transportation capabilities; the black disc illustrates a bomb shell and the 3643d Ordnance Company and the unit from which the Battalion originated.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 20 July 2007.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Buff, on a chevron Gules, between two cannons in saltire Sable, muzzles upward and a wheel of the second bearing a pellet, thirteen mullets, the mullet larger in point Argent.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the New Hampshire Army National Guard: From a wreath Argent and Buff, two pine branches saltirewise Proper crossed behind a bundle of five arrows palewise of the first bound together by a ribbon of the second, the ends entwining the branches.

Motto

SUSTAINING THUNDER!

Symbolism

Shield

The chevron denotes support, the mission of the unit. The stars signify America's original 13 colonies. The larger star represents New Hampshire which became the ninth state to enter the Union in 1788 and is the location of the Battalion. The following images compose the Battalion ? the crossed cannons suggest New Hampshire's history as a Field Artillery state; the wheel alludes to the transportation capabilities; the black disc illustrates a bomb shell and the 3643d Ordnance Company and the unit from which the Battalion originated.

Crest

The crest is that of the New Hampshire Army National Guard.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 20 July 2007.





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