329TH SUPPORT 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 consisting of a shield blazoned: Per chevron vair in point Or and Azure and Gules, in base a Philippine sun of the first. Attached below the shield a Gold color scroll doubled and inscribed "HONOR THRU SERVICE" in Blue.

Symbolism
The colors gold (yellow), blue and red are from the wheel of the Quartermaster Corps seal. The shield is divided into two parts to allude to World War II (it was during that eventful time that the historical background of the unit was established). The sun, taken from the national flag of the Republic of the Philippines, and the vair in point simulating waves as in the coat of arms of the city of Manila, indicate the island of Luzon where the organization was awarded the Philippine Presidential Unit Citation during World War II.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 329th Quartermaster Battalion on 19 November 1963. It was redesignated for the 329th Supply and Service Battalion on 7 January 1969. It was redesignated for the 329th Quartermaster Battalion effective 16 September 1996. The insignia was redesignated effective 17 September 2006, for the 329th Support Battalion.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Per chevron vair in point Or and Azure and Gules, in base a Philippine sun of the first.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: From a wreath Or and Azure, the Lexington Minute Man Proper. The statue of the Minute Man, Captain John Parker (H.H. Kitson, sculptor), stands on the common in Lexington, Massachusetts.

Motto

HONOR THRU SERVICE.

Symbolism

Shield

The colors gold (yellow), blue and red are from the wheel of the Quartermaster Corps seal. The shield is divided into two parts to allude to World War II (it was during that eventful time that the historical background of the unit was established). The sun, taken from the national flag of the Republic of the Philippines, and the vair in point simulating waves as in the coat of arms of the city of Manila, indicate the island of Luzon where the organization was awarded the Philippine Presidential Unit Citation during World War II.

Crest

The crest is that of the United States Army Reserve.

Background
The coat of arms was originally approved for the 329th Quartermaster Battalion on 19 November 1963. It was cancelled on 9 January 1969. The insignia was reinstated effective 16 September 1996, for the 329th Quartermaster Battalion. It was redesignated for the 329th Support Battalion effective 17 September 2006.





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