372D QUARTERMASTER BATTALION
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Per fess Or and Azure, on pale counterchanged between in chief two keys Gules and in base two fleurs-de-lis of the first a cornflower of the like and a key of the third. Attached below and to the sides of the shield is a Gold scroll inscribed "KEY TO NO DELAY" in Black letters.

Symbolism
The keys stand for the Quartermaster Corps. They are three in number in reference to the three World War II campaigns in which the Battalion participated. The red color refers to the red Meritorious Unit Streamer awarded to the organization for action in the European Theater. The three campaigns are identified by the fleurs-de-lis, symbol of France, and the cornflower, national flower of Germany.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 372d Quartermaster Battalion on 13 November 1963. It was amended to add a motto on 18 January 1967. The insignia was amended to update the description on 23 March 2010.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Per fess Or and Azure, on a pale counterchanged between in chief two keys Gules and in base two fleurs-de-lis of the first a cornflower of the like and a key of the third.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: From a wreath Or and Azure, 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.

Motto

KEY TO NO DELAY.

Symbolism

Shield

The keys stand for the Quartermaster Corps. They are three in number in reference to the three World War II campaigns in which the Battalion participated. The red color refers to the red Meritorious Unit Streamer awarded to the organization for action in the European Theater. The three campaigns are identified by the fleurs-de-lis, symbol of France, and the cornflower, national flower of Germany.

Crest

The crest is that of the United States Army Reserve.

Background
The coat of arms was originally approved for the 372d Quartermaster Battalion on 13 November 1963. It was cancelled on 6 June 1980. The insignia was reinstated effective 1 October 2009, for the 372d Quartermaster Battalion.





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