Per chevron Brick Red and Or, on the last on waves of the sea a freighter in perspective Proper.
That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: From a wreath Or and Brick Red, 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.
WE GIVE OUR ALL.
Brick red and golden yellow are the colors of the Transportation Corps. The functions of the organization are symbolized by the freighter and the waves of the sea in base, indicating prompt delivery and overseas service. The pile is representative of the wedge driven into enemy territory by the activities of the Battalion. The motto expresses the unselfishness of the unit's personnel in the performance of their duties.
The crest is that of the United States Army Reserve.
The coat of arms was originally approved for the 385th Port Battalion, Transportation Corps on 23 January 1943. It was amended to change the blazon on 19 February 1943. It was rescinded on 3 September 1968. It was reinstated and redesignated effective 16 June 1998, for the 385th Transportation Battalion.