133D ENGINEER 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: Argent, on a saltire Azure eight fleurs-de-lis Or. Attached below the shield a Gold scroll inscribed "TO THE LAST MAN" in Blue letters.

Symbolism
The shield is white, the old Infantry color and alludes to the unit having originally been organized as Infantry. The blue saltire, suggested by the Confederate battle flag, represents service in the Civil War and the fleurs-de-lis refer to service in France, World War I.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 103d Infantry Regiment on 14 July 1924. It was redesignated for the 103d Armored Cavalry Regiment on 7 December 1959. It was redesignated for the 20th Armor Regiment on 10 August 1961. The insignia was redesignated for the 133d Engineer Battalion and amended to revise the symbolism on 23 November 1970.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Argent, on a saltire Azure eight fleurs-de-lis Or.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Maine Army National Guard: From a wreath Argent and Azure, a pine tree Proper.

Motto

TO THE LAST MAN.

Symbolism

Shield

The shield is white, the old Infantry color and alludes to the unit having originally been organized as Infantry. The blue saltire, suggested by the Confederate battle flag, represents service in the Civil War and the fleurs-de-lis refer to service in France, World War I.

Crest

The crest is that of the Maine Army National Guard.

Background
The coat of arms was originally approved for the 103d Infantry Regiment on 22 May 1924. It was redesignated for the 103d Armored Cavalry Regiment on 7 December 1959. It was redesignated for the 20th Armor Regiment on 10 August 1961. The insignia was redesignated for the 133d Engineer Battalion and amended to revise the symbolism on 23 November 1970.





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