191ST SUPPORT 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 chevron enhanced and in chief per pale Azure (Light Blue), Buff and Gules, in dexter chief a bee volant Or, in sinister chief two swords saltirewise Sable and in base a lion rampant grasping a key palewise ward to dexter with dexter claw Or. Attached around the sides and bottom of the shield is a Black scroll inscribed with "ENHANCED LOGISTICS SUPPORT" in Gold.

Symbolism
Buff and scarlet are the colors traditionally used by Support. The blue and buff recall the unit's Quartermaster affiliation. Red is the color of valor and zeal and gold is emblematic of excellence and high achievement. The chevron configuration of the shield alludes to the Rocky Mountain Peaks which are right outside the doors and windows of the Battalion. The blue color represents the Great Salt Lake and the bee reflects Utah's nickname, "The Beehive State." The crossed swords signify cooperation and the mission to defend. The lion is a symbol of courage. The key highlights the logistics mission to secure, control and distribute Army materiel to the Warfighter, anywhere, anytime.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 11 March 2008.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Per chevron enhanced and in chief per pale Azure (Light Blue), Buff and Gules, in dexter chief a bee Volant Or, in sinister chief two swords saltirewise Sable and in base a lion rampant grasping a key palewise ward to dexter with dexter claw Or.

Crest:

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: From a wreath Or and Azure (Light Blue), 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

ENHANCED LOGISTICS SUPPORT.

Symbolism

Shield

Buff and scarlet are the colors traditionally used by Support. The blue and buff recall the unit's Quartermaster affiliation. Red is the color of valor and zeal and gold is emblematic of excellence and high achievement. The chevron configuration of the shield alludes to the Rocky Mountain Peaks which are right outside the doors and windows of the Battalion. The blue color represents the Great Salt Lake and the bee reflects Utah's nickname, "The Beehive State." The crossed swords signify cooperation and the mission to defend. The lion is a symbol of courage. The key highlights the logistics mission to secure, control and distribute Army materiel to the Warfighter, anywhere, anytime.

Crest

The crest is that of the United States Army Reserve.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 11 March 2008.





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