548TH ENGINEER BATTALION
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A silver color metal and enamel device 1 3/8 inches (3.49 cm) in height overall consisting of a pair of silver color metal dividers expanded, surmounted by a black unicorn's head erased charged with a silver terrestrial globe, all within a two segmented silver scroll inscribed "OUR JOB SITE" on the dexter segment, and "-THE WORLD" on the sinister segment in red letters. The insignia is to be worn in pairs.

Symbolism
Scarlet and white (silver) are the colors used for the Corps of Engineers. The unicorn's head, symbolic of courage and daring, alludes to the unit's service in World War II and Korea. The globe and dividers are representative of the worldwide engineering aspects and basic mission of the Battalion.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 27 September 1968.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Gules, a terrestrial globe between a pair of dividers expanded in base Argent, on a chief embattled of the second two unicorn heads erased Sable.

Crest

None.

Motto

OUR JOB SITE ? THE WORLD.

Symbolism

Shield

Scarlet and white are the colors used for the Corps of Engineers. The two unicorn heads, symbolic of courage and daring, allude to the unit's service in World War II and Korea, the four indentations of the chief referring to the four campaigns in which the unit participated. The globe and dividers symbolize the Battalion's worldwide engineering aspects and basic mission.

Crest

None.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 23 July 1968.





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