88TH INFANTRY 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 fess enhanced wavy Azure and Argent, in chief a sea lion Or and in base three bars of the first.

Symbolism
The colors blue and white are used for Infantry. The golden sea lion represents the unit's Philippine Presidential Unit Citation. The colors blue and gold indicate the organization was a Chemical Warfare Battalion at that time. The blue bars symbolize the Battalion's three campaigns in the Pacific during World War II.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 9 April 1954.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Per fess enhanced wavy Azure and Argent, in chief a sea lion Or and in base three bars of the first.

Crest

None.

Motto

TUBES OF THUNDER.

Symbolism

Shield

The colors blue and white are used for Infantry. The golden sea lion represents the unit's Philippine Presidential Unit Citation. The colors blue and gold indicate the organization was a Chemical Warfare Battalion at that time. The blue bars symbolize the Battalion's three campaigns in the Pacific during World War II.

Crest

None.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 9 April 1954.





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