Or, a demi-dragon breathing fire Gules issuing from, in base, a wheel with whitewall tire Proper, the hub formed of a disc divided bendwise Gules and Sable charged with a bend wavy of the first; points to dexter and sinister chief engrailed Sable.
From a wreath Or and Gules a double-headed demi-axe of the second enclosed within an annulet of bamboo of the first.
The wheel refers to the Battalion's traditional mission of providing motor transport. The wheel hub recalls the organization's World War II service; the hub stands for Central Europe, the bend represents the Rhine River. The dragon's head refers to the Battalion's service in the Orient and to the motto "Orient Express." The black engrailed corners in chief allude to the Battalion's history of participation in major conflicts since its inception. Red denotes courage and sacrifice, gold stands for excellence, white for integrity.
The annulet represents the two European campaigns and the thirteen Vietnam campaigns in which the Battalion engaged and also refers to the transport mission of the unit. The two Meritorious Unit Commendations awarded the Battalion for service in Vietnam are signified by the double axe head. Gold is for excellence, red for courage.
The coat of arms was approved on 7 February 1996.