92D CIVIL AFFAIRS 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: Or, three bars Gules, issuant from base and extending through chief a pheon Azure charged with a dagger handle extending below the point base metal. Overall in honor point a golpe environed by twelve points alternating Argent and Purpure. The shield is supported by two wings of the second.

Symbolism
The yellow shield signifies the four virtues of nobleness, goodwill, vigor, and magnanimity. The pheon recalls the Second Field Force distinctive unit insignia, with the red bars indicating Vietnam service. Blue signifies constancy, justice, sincerity, thinking, and truth. Red signifies valiance. The purple and white star indicates the branch colors with the twelve points symbolizing the number of Vietnam campaigns the unit participated in. Purple signifies loyalty and patience. White or silver signifies the five virtues of humility, beauty, purity, clarity, and innocence. The dagger is taken from Special Operations Command. The red wings represent airborne.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved effective 16 October 2011.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

On a gyronny of twelve Argent and Purpure, within a lure Gules detailed Sanguine an escutcheon Or with three bars of the third suppressed by a pheon Azure charged with a dagger erect Silver Gray.

Crest

From a wreath of the colors Argent and Purpure a depiction of a Pagoda with Argent (Silver Gray) brick and mortar pillars, the central arch plastered Or with roof tiles Gules and Vert.

Motto

CONAMEN ET OFFICIUM (Commitment and Service).

Symbolism

Shield

Purple and white are the branch colors. Purple signifies loyalty and patience. White or silver signifies the five virtues of humility, beauty, purity, clarity, and innocence. The gyronny of twelve indicates the Vietnam campaigns the unit participated in. The red wings indicate airborne. Red signifies valiance. The yellow shield signifies the four virtues of nobleness, goodwill, vigor, and magnanimity; and with the red bars signify Vietnam service. The pheon represents power and strength and is borrowed from the Second Field Force patch. Blue signifies constancy, justice, sincerity, thinking, and truth. The dagger is taken from Special Operations Command.

Crest

Purple and white are the branch colors. Purple signifies loyalty and patience. White or silver signifies the five virtues of humility, beauty, purity, clarity, and innocence. The Pagoda indicates the unit's entrance into the Vietnam Conflict and its campaign participation. Yellow signifies the four virtues of nobleness, goodwill, vigor, and magnanimity. Red signifies valiance. Green signifies honor.

Background
The coat of arms was approved effective 16 October 2011.





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