ShieldAzure, a powder horn suspended from a flintlock in bend Proper superimposed on a quill in bend sinister Argent, all within a bordure Celeste fimbriated Argent.
CrestOn a wreath of the colors Argent and Azure, rising from the wreath of palm Proper tied Gules, a representation of Diamond Head Proper.
Motto: WE SET THE EXAMPLE.
ShieldDark blue and scarlet are the colors traditionally associated with The Adjutant General's Corps. The unit's mission as a reception battalion is to transform the recruit into a functional, efficient soldier, and is symbolized by the quill, flintlock and powder horn. The flintlock also denotes military might while the powder horn indicates strength in reserve. The quill alludes to training, wisdom and precision. The border is Carolina blue and white in reference to the State of South Carolina and the unit's location.
CrestThe unit's campaign participation and location in the Pacific during World War II is symbolized by the palm wreath and Diamond Head. The wreath is tied by a red ribbon commemorating the unit's Meritorious Commendation.
The coat of arms was approved on 14 August 1987.