115TH SUPPORT GROUP
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
A gold color cloth disc 3 1/4 inches (8.26 cm) in diameter overall and edged with a scarlet 1/8 inch (.32 cm) border charged with a blue burst of eight points bearing a scarlet arrowhead surrounded by six gold fleurs-de-lis.

Symbolism
The sunburst represents the organization's World War II campaigns in the southern Philippines and with the scarlet arrowhead recalls the Philippine Presidential Unit decoration awarded for that participation. The six campaign honors gained in France at Lorraine, Champagne, Champagne-Marne, Aisne-Marne, St. Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne are symbolized by the fleurs-de-lis. Scarlet and gold denote courage and excellence, respectively.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 22 November 2005. (TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-878)




Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A gold color metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in height overall consisting of a gold Philippine sun bearing a red arrowhead all between six fleurs-de-lis forming a "V" with two conjoined to the base of the sun and two to the side, all enclosed by a continuous red scroll beginning in reverse in a convex arc from behind the top of the sun and the two upper fleurs-de-lis, and extending downwardly, inwardly and horizontally and inscribed on the left with the word "SUPPORT," in base with the word "STRENGTH" and on the right with the word "SUCCESS," all in gold letters; the area between the scroll and the Philippine sun all blue.

Symbolism
The enarched portion of the scroll simulates the arc of a rainbow and alludes to the organization's descent from the 1st Battalion Engineers, California Army National Guard. The fleurs-de-lis represent France and the six campaign honors for Lorraine, Champagne, Champagne-Marne, Aisne-Marne, St. Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne awarded the unit for service during World War I. The Philippine sun refers to the organization's Pacific campaigns of the Bismarck Archipelago, Luzon and the Southern Philippines, and with the arrowhead, it also relates to the Philippine Presidential Unit Citation awarded the unit during World War II.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 115th General Support Group on 20 September 1968. It was redesignated for the 115th Support Group on 9 December 1975.





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