115TH ENGINEER BATTALION
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/4 inches (3.18 cm) in height consisting of a shield blazoned: Per pale Argent and Gules. Attached below and to the sides of the shield is a Red scroll inscribed "BRIDGE THE GAP" in Silver letters.

Symbolism
The shield is in the colors of the Corps of Engineers.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 115th Engineer Regiment on 21 September 1940. It was redesignated for the 115th Engineer (Combat) Regiment on 15 July 1941. The insignia was redesignated for the 115th Engineer Battalion on 6 August 1942. It was redesignated for the 115th Engineer Combat Battalion on 25 January 1952. It was rescinded on 14 February 1975.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Per pale Argent and Gules.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Utah Army National Guard: On a wreath of the colors Argent and Gules, a beehive beset with seven bees all Proper.

Motto

BRIDGE THE GAP.

Symbolism

Shield

The shield is in the colors of the Corps of Engineers.

Crest

The crest is that of the Utah Army National Guard.

Background
The coat of arms was originally approved for the 115th Engineer Regiment, Nevada and Utah National Guard on 21 September 1940. It was amended and redesignated for the 115th Engineer (Combat) Regiment, California and Utah National Guard on 15 August 1941. The insignia was redesignated for the 115th Engineer Battalion on 6 August 1942. It was redesignated for the 115th Engineer Combat Battalion, Utah National Guard and amended to delete the crest of the California National Guard on 25 January 1952. It was rescinded on 14 February 1975.





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