Per chevron Or and Gules, in base a ship's steering wheel of eight spokes, the handgrips barbed encircled of an annulet Or, on a chief Azure a bar gemel wavy Argent.
On a wreath of the colors Or and Gules, upon a wooden wharf a double bollard Proper with a New Guinean native sword and a bolo atop saltirewise Or, all in front of the head of a bishamon-yari of the like.
Brick red and gold are the colors used for the Transportation Corps. The device from the distinctive unit insignia represents the overall mission of the Battalion. The wavy bars suggest water and refer to the organization's service overseas during World War II and the War in Vietnam.
The bollard and wharf are symbolic of the arrival and departure of supplies and equipment. They allude to the unit's missions during World War II and the War in Vietnam. The New Guinean sword refers to the East Indies Campaign and represents the award of the Presidential Unit Citation streamer embroidered "PAPUA." The bolo, a knife of Philippine origin, connotes the Leyte and Luzon Campaigns for which the unit was awarded the Philippine Presidential Unit Citation streamer embroidered "17 OCTOBER 1944 to 4 JULY 1945." The large blade of the bishamon-yari, a spear, refers to service in Vietnam for which two Meritorious Unit Commendations were received.
The coat of arms was approved on 19 September 1978.