1050TH TRANSPORTATION BATTALION
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned as follows: Gules (Brick Red) on a saltier nowy quadrat Or (Golden Yellow), a wheel Sable the hub Azure charged with a polestar of the second, between four spearheads Gules, points outward. Attached below a Blue scroll inscribed "AGMENINIS VICTORIA!" in Gold.

Symbolism
Brick red and golden yellow are the colors associated with the Transportation branch. The saltier with the square middle alludes to the Battalion's rally point to accomplish the task. The wheel emphasizes the unit's transportation mission. The polestar signifies the Battalion's command, control, and supervision of motor transport, providing personnel and equipment assets to both federal and state authorities. The 13 spokes of the wheel denotes South Carolina being one of the original 13 colonies. The spearheads pointing outward suggest swift movement to the four corners of the earth. Red symbolizes courage. The red spearheads also illustrates the courage of the Battalion elements readiness to participate in any combat operation. The motto translates to "Driving Victory!"

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 15 October 2008.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Gules (Brick Red), on a saltier nowy quadrat Or (Golden Yellow), a wheel Sable the hub Azure, fimbriated and charged with a polestar of the second, between four spearheads Gules, points outward.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the South Carolina Army National Guard: From a wreath Or and Gules (Brick Red), upon a mount Vert a palmetto tree Proper charged with a crescent Argent.

Motto

AGMENINIS VICTORIA! (Driving Victory!).

Symbolism

Shield

Brick red and golden yellow are the colors associated with the Transportation branch. The saltier with the square middle alludes to the Battalion's rally point to accomplish the task. The wheel emphasizes the unit's transportation mission. The polestar signifies the Battalion's command, control, and supervision of motor transport, providing personnel and equipment assets to both federal and state authorities. The 13 spokes of the wheel denotes South Carolina being one of the original 13 colonies. The spearheads pointing outward suggest swift movement to the four corners of the earth. Red symbolizes courage. The red spearheads also illustrates the courage of the Battalion elements readiness to participate in any combat operation.

Crest

The crest is that of the South Carolina Army National Guard.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 15 October 2008.





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