546TH PERSONNEL SERVICES 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: Azure, on a pale Gules fimbriated Argent a Doric column of the like. Attached above the shield a Red scroll inscribed "ONE TEAM" and attached below the shield a Red scroll inscribed "ONE SERVICE" all in Silver.

Symbolism
Dark blue and scarlet are the colors traditionally associated with Personnel Services units. Red is symbolic of courage, vitality, and determination; white stands for integrity, and blue denotes loyalty. Red, white, and blue are our national colors. The column and pale simulate the numeral one and allude to the unit motto. The Roman column also represents service in Rome during World War II and suggests the unit's mission.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 9 February 1995.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Azure, on a pale Gules fimbriated Argent a Doric column of the like.

Crest

From a wreath Argent and Azure a wreath of laurel Or superimposed by a scimitar blade Or, grip Gules and a samurai sword, blade Or, grip Argent and Sable saltirewise, and overall a scroll Argent.

Motto

ONE TEAM ONE SERVICE.

Symbolism

Shield

Dark blue and scarlet are the colors traditionally associated with Personnel Services units. Red is symbolic of courage, vitality, and determination; white stands for integrity, and blue denotes loyalty. Red, white, and blue are our national colors. The column and pale simulate the numeral one and allude to the unit motto. The Roman column also represents service in Rome during World War II and suggests the unit's mission.

Crest

The gold laurel wreath is indicative of high ideals, achievement, and excellence. The swords reflect the unit's war service in Japan and Southwest Asia and are crossed to denote strength and support. The scroll symbolizes the administrative mission of the unit and also suggests the principles of freedom.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 9 February 1995.





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