326TH AIRBORNE ENGINEER BATTALION
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/4 inches (3.18 cm) consisting of a shield blazoned: Azure a fess nebuly Or overall a torteau, fimbriated of the last over the first charged with a plumb bob of the second. Attached below the shield a Gold scroll inscribed "FAY BIEN CRAIN REIN" in Gold letters.

Symbolism
The ultramarine blue and gold represent the colors of the Air Forces. The nebuly division of the shield is the heraldic representation of clouds, indicating the airborne functions of the Battalion. The horizontal band being the military shield or girdle of honor signifying readiness at all times to undergo the business of public weal. The plumb bob is representative of Engineering functions being used frequently in Engineer construction work. The motto translates to "Do Good, Fear Nothing" and is expressive of the characteristics of the personnel in the performance of their duties.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 13 November 1942. It was rescinded on 14 August 1956.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Azure a fess nebuly Or overall a torteau, fimbriated of the last over the first charged with a plumb bob of the second.

Crest

None.

Motto

AY BIEN, CRAIN REIN (Do Good, Fear Nothing).

Symbolism

Shield

The ultramarine blue and gold represent the colors of the Air Forces. The nebuly division of the shield is the heraldic representation of clouds, indicating the airborne functions of the Battalion. The horizontal band being the military shield or girdle of honor signifying readiness at all times to undergo the business of public weal. The plumb bob is representative of Engineering functions being used frequently in Engineer construction work.

Crest

None.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 13 November 1942. It was rescinded on 14 August 1956.





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