301ST ARMY SECURITY AGENCY 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 yellow disc encircled by a silver band the lower portion inscribed with the motto "THROUGH THE NIGHT" in teal blue letters and superimposed across the upper half a black bat with wings outstretched and extending outside the circle.

Symbolism
The bat, a night flying mammal whose activities are shrouded in mystery and secrecy, is used to allude to those aspects that apply to the surveillance function of the Army Security Agency Battalion.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 20 May 1966.

NOTE: A coat of arms was never approved for this Battalion.





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