926TH ENGINEER BATTALION
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Gules, on a fess flory of three abased Argent a trussed girder fesswise throughout of the first, in chief two bunches of grapes with stalks saltirewise of the second. Attached below and to the sides of the shield a Silver scroll inscribed "READY NOW" in Red letters.

Symbolism
Scarlet and white are the colors for Engineers. The trussed girder symbolizes the Battalion's mission of construction. The three fleurs-de-lis allude to honors awarded for service in France and the two bunches of grapes for service in the Rhineland and Central Europe in World War II.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 23 June 1958. It was amended to change the motto to the English translation of "Ready Now" on 20 November 1970.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Gules, on a fess flory of three abased Argent a trussed girder fesswise throughout of the first, in chief two bunches of grapes with stalks saltirewise of the second.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: From a wreath Argent and Gules, 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

READY NOW.

Symbolism

Shield

Scarlet and white are the colors for Engineers. The trussed girder symbolizes the Battalion's mission of construction. The three fleurs-de-lis allude to honors awarded for service in France and the two bunches of grapes for service in the Rhineland and Central Europe in World War II.

Crest

The crest is that of the United States Army Reserve.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 23 June 1958. It was amended to change the motto to the English translation of "Ready Now" on 20 November 1970.





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