67TH ADJUTANT GENERAL 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 pale Gules and Argent, two quills saltirewise Or, overall a sword palewise Argent hilted of the third; on a chief Azure (Dark Blue) a mullet of the second. Attached below the shield a Dark Blue scroll inscribed "PREPARED AND ABLE" in Gold letters.

Symbolism
Dark blue and scarlet are the colors traditionally associated with The Adjutant General's Corps. The colors of the shield and the star on the chief are adapted from the state flag of Texas, reflecting the unit's location. The sword represents military might. The crossed gold quills symbolize the unit's mission in training a soldier who is "prepared and able."

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 8 December 1987.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Per pale Gules and Argent, two quills saltirewise Or, overall a sword Argent palewise hilted of the third; on a chief Azure (Dark Blue) a mullet of the second.

Crest

On a wreath of the colors Argent and Gules a demi-lion Or, armed and langued Gules holding between its paws a fleur-de-lis Azure.

Motto

PREPARED AND ABLE.

Symbolism

Shield

Dark blue and scarlet are the colors traditionally associated with The Adjutant General's Corps. The colors of the shield and the star on the chief are adapted from the state flag of Texas, reflecting the unit's location. The sword represents military might. The crossed gold quills symbolize the unit's mission in training a soldier who is "prepared and able."

Crest

The gold demi-lion adapted from the coat of arms of the Duchy of Normandy and the blue fleur-de-lis allude to the unit's World War II campaign participation in Normandy and Northern France. The lion is a traditional symbol of courage and strength. The color gold denotes excellence and blue signifies loyalty and devotion.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 8 December 1987.





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