101ST 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 consisting of a shield blazoned: Azure, a sword Argent hilt Or entwined by an oriental dragon Gules. Attached below the shield a Silver scroll inscribed "SERVICE TO DESTINY" in Dark Blue.

Symbolism
Dark blue and scarlet are the colors associated with personnel organizations. The upright sword symbolizes the total readiness of the unit; it is entwined by an oriental dragon commemorating the unit's "baptism of fire" in Vietnam.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 23 June 1994.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Azure, a sword Argent hilt Or entwined by an oriental dragon Gules.

Crest

From a wreath Argent and Azure a wreath of palm Vert surmounted by a polestar Gules all interlaced by two scimitars points down saltirewise Proper.

Motto

SERVICE TO DESTINY.

Symbolism

Shield

Dark blue and scarlet are the colors associated with personnel organizations. The upright sword symbolizes the total readiness of the unit; it is entwined by an oriental dragon commemorating the unit's "baptism of fire" in Vietnam.

Crest

The polestar, highlighting the four cardinal directions, indicates worldwide placement of troops and the unit's history and heritage. It is red to denote wartime service and valor while its points represent the organization's four Meritorious Unit Commendations. The two scimitars, crossed for strength and reinforcement, reflect the unit's campaigns in Southwest Asia. The wreath of palm, for victory, echoes the unit's wartime theaters of operation.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 23 June 1994.





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