102D MILITARY POLICE 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 enhanced Or and Sable, a pale, all counterchanged, in chief a fess embattled Vert thereon five mullets; in base between a fasces with axe blade up to dexter and a key with ward up to sinister of the first, the silhouette of the Copper John statue at Auburn Prison of the second. Attached around the sides and bottom of the shield is a Green scroll doubled and inscribed with "SERVING STATE AND COUNTRY" in Gold.

Symbolism
Green and yellow (gold) are the colors traditionally used by the Military Police Corps. Black signifies the look of authority of the black robes of judges. The contrast of black and yellow also highlights the night and day, around the clock mission of the unit. The fasces refers to law enforcement and the key symbolizes security. Both are adapted from the Military Police Regimental insignia. The silhouette at center is the famous statue of the colonial soldier Copper John which stands watch atop the entrance to the Auburn Correctional Facility in New York. The battlements represent strength, defense, and the walls of the Auburn Correctional Facility. The five stars are for the following main operations of the Military Police: Maneuver and Mobility Support, Area Security, Law and Order, Internment and Resettlement, and Police Intelligence.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 2 February 2010.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Per fess enhanced Or and Sable, a pale, all counterchanged, in chief a fess embattled Vert thereon five mullets; in base between a fasces with axe blade up to dexter and a key with ward up to sinister of the first, the silhouette of the Copper John statue at Auburn Prison of the second.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the New York Army National Guard: From a wreath Or and Sable, the full rigged ship "Half Moon" all Proper.

Motto

SERVING STATE AND COUNTRY.

Symbolism

Shield

Green and yellow (gold) are the colors traditionally used by the Military Police Corps. Black signifies the look of authority of the black robes of judges. The contrast of black and yellow also highlights the night and day, around the clock mission of the unit. The fasces refers to law enforcement and the key symbolizes security. Both are adapted from the Military Police Regimental insignia. The silhouette at center is the famous statue of the colonial soldier Copper John which stands watch atop the entrance to the Auburn Correctional Facility in New York. The battlements represent strength, defense, and the walls of the Auburn Correctional Facility. The five stars are for the following main operations of the Military Police: Maneuver and Mobility Support, Area Security, Law and Order, Internment and Resettlement, and Police Intelligence.

Crest

The crest is that of the New York Army National Guard.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 2 February 2010.





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