11TH SIGNAL 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 width consisting of an orange pale between two silver pallets, nebuly at top, each pallet charged with a black vertical arrow point up; on the orange background a silver lightning flash, all within a three segmented silver scroll inscribed "SURE" on the dexter segment, "AND" on the middle segment and "READY" on the sinister segment in black letters.

Symbolism
Orange and white (silver) are the colors used for Signal Corps organizations. The two vertical bars, simulating pillars for support and the nebuly, heraldic symbol for clouds, together with the electronic flash, symbolize the basic mission of the Battalion. The two vertical bars further allude to the numeral "11," the numerical designation of the organization. The arrows, their barbs penetrating space, symbolize "Air Defense," the special category of the Battalion.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 25 July 1968.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Tenné between two pallets a lightning flash all Argent, a chief nebuly Sable, surmounting the pallets and terminating in chief two arrows, points up counterchanged.

Crest

None.

Motto

SURE AND READY.

Symbolism

Shield

Orange and white are the colors used for Signal Corps organizations. The two vertical bars, simulating pillars for support and the nebuly, heraldic symbol for clouds, together with the electronic flash, symbolize the basic mission of the Battalion. The two vertical bars further allude to the numeral "11," the numerical designation of the organization. The arrows, their barbs penetrating space, symbolize "Air Defense," the special category of the Battalion.

Crest

None.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 6 May 1968.





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