30TH ADJUTANT GENERAL BATTALION
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Gules, a saltire Azure (Dark Blue), overall a Roman helmet Proper. Attached at the top and sides a tripartite Dark Blue scroll inscribed "MEETING THE CHALLENGE" in Silver letters.

Symbolism
Dark blue and scarlet are the colors traditionally associated with the Adjutant General's Corps. The saltire is adapted from the State flag of Georgia and reflects the unit's location. The saltire is also emblematic of strength. The Roman helmet represents the unit's participation in the Rome-Arno campaign during World War II and symbolizes the unit's mission in preparing the soldier to "meet the challenge."

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 23 September 1987.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Gules, a saltire Azure (Dark Blue) fimbriated Argent, overall a Roman helmet Proper.

Crest

On a wreath of the colors Argent and Gules two Roman swords saltirewise, hilts and pommels Or, grips of the second superimposed by a mullet of the third.

Motto

MEETING THE CHALLENGE.

Symbolism

Shield

Dark blue and scarlet are the colors traditionally associated with the Adjutant General's Corps. The saltire is adapted from the State flag of Georgia and reflects the unit's location. The saltire is also emblematic of strength. The Roman helmet represents the unit's participation in the Rome-Arno campaign during World War II and symbolizes the unit's mission in preparing the soldier to "meet the challenge.

Crest

The words, crossed to show strength and support, indicate the unit's wartime service. The star is gold personifying excellence and commemorates the unit's Meritorious Unit Commendation.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 23 September 1987.





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