522D MILITARY INTELLIGENCE 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 height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Azure (Oriental Blue), on a bend engrailed plain cottised between a winged sphinx couchant Argent and a Taeguk Gules and Azure fimbriated of the second, a lightning flash Gules. Attached below the shield a Silver scroll inscribed "THE EQUALIZERS" in Blue letters.

Symbolism
Oriental blue and silver gray are the colors used for Military Intelligence. The winged sphinx is symbolic of all-seeing and eternal vigilance, and the Taeguk refers to the unit's distinguished Korean War service. The electronic warfare intelligence capability of the organization is represented by the engrailed bend, and the lightning flash is indicative of speed in communication and intelligence gathering.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 23 February 1979.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Azure (Oriental Blue), on a bend engrailed plain cottised between a winged sphinx couchant Argent and a Taeguk Gules and Azure fimbriated of the second, a lightning flash Gules.

Crest

None.

Motto

THE EQUALIZERS.

Symbolism

Shield

Oriental blue and silver gray are the colors used for Military Intelligence. The winged sphinx is symbolic of all-seeing and eternal vigilance, and the Taeguk refers to the unit's distinguished Korean War service. The electronic warfare intelligence capability of the organization is represented by the engrailed bend, and the lightning flash is indicative of speed in communication and intelligence gathering.

Crest

None.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 9 November 1978.





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