2D INFANTRY 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, on a fess between two ranger knives fesswise all Argent, a Viking ship of the first.

Symbolism
The colors blue and white are for Infantry. The two Ranger knives represent wartime service as rangers and indicate the numerical designation of the organization. The Viking ship symbolizes the activation in Iceland as part of the 2nd Battalion Combat Team.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 6 April 1956.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Azure, on a fess between two ranger knives fesswise all Argent, a Viking ship of the first.

Crest

None.

Motto

PRIMUS BELLE (First In Battle).


Symbolism

Shield

The colors blue and white are for Infantry. The two Ranger knives represent wartime service as rangers and indicate the numerical designation of the organization. The Viking ship symbolizes the activation in Iceland as part of the 2nd Battalion Combat Team.

Crest

None.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 6 April 1956.





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