510TH PERSONNEL SERVICES 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: Azure, two bars barbed on each end saltirewise interlaced with an annulet Argent, on a chief dancetty of the like three escutcheons Gules. Attached below the shield a blue tripartite scroll inscribed "VICTORY THRU SERVICE" in Silver.

Symbolism
Dark blue and red are the colors traditionally associated with Personnel organizations. White symbolizes integrity, and red is emblematic of valor and sacrifice. The three escutcheons commemorate war service in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. The indentations of the chief allude to the mountains and valleys of Italy where the unit had its baptism of fire. The bars ending in arrowheads are interwoven by the annulet, symbolizing unit and service to the personnel of the community.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 14 October 1994.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Azure, two bars barbed on each end saltirewise interlaced with an annulet Argent, on a chief dancetty of the like three escutcheons Gules.

Crest

Issuing from a wreath Argent and Azure five demi-spears palewise in chevron, heads Gules with shafts of bamboo Proper, interlaced by a palm frond fesswise of the like.

Motto

VICTORY THRU SERVICE.

Symbolism

Shield

Dark blue and red are the colors traditionally associated with Personnel organizations. White symbolizes integrity, and red is emblematic of valor and sacrifice. The three escutcheons commemorate war service in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. The indentations of the chief allude to the mountains and valleys of Italy where the unit had its baptism of fire. The bars ending in arrowheads are interwoven by the annulet, symbolizing unit and service to the personnel of the community.

Crest

The spears emphasize combat readiness. The five red spearheads reflect Meritorious Unit Commendations, while the palm frond, symbolizing victory, represents the unit's Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation. Bamboo and palm also underscore service in Korea and Vietnam.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 14 October 1994.





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