2D INFORMATION OPERATIONS BATTALION
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Per quarterly Sable and Argent; a bordure Vert. All superimposed by a sword point up blade of the like and grip of leather Proper the top area of the blade is between three stars, one on dexter side, the hilt area is between three stars, one on dexter side Or, and a lightning bolt saltirewise of the last. Attached around the bottom and sides of the shield is a Black scroll doubled silver inscribed "INDICIUM DOMINATUS" in Silver letters.

Symbolism
The 2d Information Operations Battalion, First Information Operations Command (LAND) is a branch immaterial multi-component unit, with Operations, Intelligence, and Signal tasks and provides for new and important forms of warfare. The green border symbolizes the worldwide operations of the unit, emphasizing the "LAND" aspect of their mission. The black and white colors represent the unit's continuous "round the clock" watch. The lightning flash denotes speed, agility, and exploitation of the adversary. The sword denotes strength and dominance of the information environment. The shield represents the steadfast and assured defense of the Army's networks. The gold stars represent the six detachments of the Battalion deployed to each theater of operations.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 4 May 2007.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Per quarterly Sable and Argent, a sword point up blade of the like with a grip of leather Proper, the top area of blade is between three stars, one on dexter side, the hilt area is between three stars, one on dexter side Or, and a lightning bolt saltirewise of the last; a bordure Vert.

Crest

None.

Motto

INDICIUM DOMINATUS (Information Dominance).

Symbolism

Shield

The 2d Information Operations Battalion, First Information Operations Command (LAND) is a branch immaterial multi-component unit, with Operations, Intelligence, and Signal tasks and provides for new and important forms of warfare. The green border symbolizes the worldwide operations of the unit, emphasizing the "LAND" aspect of their mission. The black and white colors represent the unit's continuous "round the clock" watch. The lightning flash denotes speed, agility, and exploitation of the adversary. The sword denotes strength and dominance of the information environment. The shield represents the steadfast and assured defense of the Army's networks. The gold stars represent the six detachments of the Battalion deployed to each theater of operations.

Crest

None.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 4 May 2007.





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