334TH 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 overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Or, a chevron disjointed Gules, a bayonet point up palewise Sable. Enclosing the sides of the device and in base, a bipartite Black scroll doubled and inscribed "SUPPORT THE ATTACK" in Gold letters.

Symbolism
Buff/gold and scarlet are the colors traditionally associated with Support units. The bayonet recalls the Battalion's association with the 34th Infantry Division and the 54th Infantry Regiment. The Battalion's motto is underscored by the sections of the chevron supporting the upraised bayonet; together they highlight the unit's "Forward" mission. Red stands for sacrifice; black represents strength.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 14 February 1994.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Buff, a chevron disjointed Gules, a bayonet point up palewise Proper.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Iowa Army National Guard: From a wreath Argent and Buff, a hawk's head erased Proper.

Motto

SUPPORTING THE ATTACK.

Symbolism

Shield

Buff and scarlet are the colors traditionally associated with Support units. The bayonet recalls the Battalion's association with the 34th Infantry Division and the 54th Infantry Regiment. The Battalion's motto is underscored by the sections of the chevron supporting the upraised bayonet; together they highlight the unit's "Forward" mission. Red stands for sacrifice; black represents strength.

Crest

The crest is that of the Iowa Army National Guard.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 14 February 1994.





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