A gold color metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in height overall consisting of a scarlet square, one angle up, charged with a gold eight-rayed sun, and supported by the top angular rim of the square five contiguous truck wheels with brick red hub and tires and gold spokes all in front of four wavy horizontal bars in base alternately white and blue; all enclosed at the top by an arched brick red scroll inscribed "STRENGTH" connected by a gold laurel spring on each side passing in back of the lower wheels, and joined to the ends of an enclosing curved brick red scroll in base inscribed "IN MOBILITY," all gold letters.
Brick red and golden yellow (gold) are colors used for the Transportation Corps. The organization's World War II service for which it received two Meritorious Unit Commendations, "PACIFIC THEATER" is indicated by the scarlet color of the Meritorious Unit Commendation streamer, the two gold laurel sprigs and the wavy white streamer, the two gold laurel sprigs and the wavy white and blue bars denoting the two "PACIFIC THEATER" awards. The eight-rayed sun from the Philippine flag refers to the unit's activation and service in that area. The contiguous wheels on the angular peak signify the unit's meritorious contribution in trucking supplies over difficult mountainous terrain. The wheels also refer to the current motor transport mission and additionally the sides of the square (4), the laurel sprigs (2) and the truck wheels (5) allude to numerical designation of the Brigade.
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 5 June 1972.