382D MILITARY POLICE BATTALION
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Per bend enhanced Vert and Sable, a bendlet enhanced Or and in base a lion rampant crowned of the second. Attached below the shield is Gold scroll inscribed "POLICE WITH HONOR" in Black letters.

Symbolism
The green and gold of the shield are the colors of the Military Police Corps. The gold bendlet denotes the unit's function upon the highways of Europe. The golden lion on a black field is taken from the corporate arms of the city of Heidelberg, where the organization has had occupation duty since World War II.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 27 January 1953. It was amended to update the description on 16 September 2005.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Per bend enhanced Vert and Sable, a bendlet enhanced Or and in base a lion rampant, armed and langued Gules, crowned of the second.

Crest

That for regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: From a wreath Or and Vert, the Lexington Minute Man Proper. The statue of the Minute Man, Captain John Parker (H.H. Kitson, sculptor), stands on the Common in Lexington, Massachusetts.

Motto

POLICE WITH HONOR.

Symbolism

Shield

The green and gold of the shield are the colors of the Military Police Corps. The gold bendlet denotes the unit's function upon the highways of Europe. The golden lion on a black field is taken from the corporate arms of the city of Heidelberg, where the organization has had occupation duty since World War II.

Crest

The crest is that of the United States Army Reserve.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 27 January 1953. It was amended to add the crest of the United States Army Reserve on 16 September 2005.





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