120TH 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 overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Per bend embattled of six crenels and five merlons Gules and Argent, on the first a fleur-de-lis flowered in chief between two arrows saltirewise all of the second and in base a Taeguk in the Korean colors (of the first and Azure). Attached above from a wreath Argent and Gules an Indian's head of the second with feathered tips of the last. Attached below the shield a Silver scroll inscribed "NEVER IDLE" in Red letters.

Symbolism
Scarlet and white are the colors used for the Corps of Engineers. The organization's World War II campaign service in Europe including two assault landings in indicated by the fleur-de-lis and the two crossed arrows; the Korean War service is represented by the scarlet and blue Taeguk from the flag of the Republic of Korea. The embattled partition alludes to the total number of campaigns (seven European and four Korean); battlements also suggest the engineer combat mission of the unit. Additionally, the flint arrowheads refer to the organization's origin and present location in Oklahoma.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 5 September 1972.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Per bend embattled of six crenels and five merlons Gules and Argent, on the first a fleur-de-lis flowered in chief between two arrows saltirewise all of the second and in base a Taeguk in the Korean colors (of the first and Azure).

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Oklahoma Army National Guard: On a wreath of the colors Argent and Gules an Indian's head with war bonnet all Proper.

Motto

NEVER IDLE.

Symbolism

Shield

Scarlet and white are the colors used for the Corps of Engineers. The organization's World War II campaign service in Europe including two assault landings in indicated by the fleur-de-lis and the two crossed arrows; the Korean War service is represented by the scarlet and blue Taeguk from the flag of the Republic of Korea. The embattled partition alludes to the total number of campaigns (seven European and four Korean); battlements also suggest the engineer combat mission of the unit. Additionally, the flint arrowheads refer to the organization's origin and present location in Oklahoma.

Crest

The crest is that of the Oklahoma Army National Guard.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 29 June 1972.





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