369 Medical Battalion
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description
A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Argent, a bend wavy and in cantel a cross flory Sanguine. Attached below the shield is a doubled scroll Maroon turned Silver inscribed “ADVIVUM” in Silver letters.

Symbolism
The shield is in the colors of the Medical Corps. The bend wavy, taken from the arms of Rheinprovinz, symbolizes service in the Rhineland campaign. The cross recalls the great militant Orders of the Crusaders—knights united under vow to aid the sick and wounded; in this instance it symbolizes the unit’s participation in the Central European campaign. The motto translates to “To That Which is Alive.”

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 29 September 1954.




Coat of Arms


Description

Shield

Argent, a bend wavy and in cantel a cross flory Sanguine.

Crest

None.

Motto

ADVIVUM (To That Which Is Alive).

Symbolism

Shield

The shield is in the colors of the Medical Corps. The bend wavy, taken from the arms of Rheinprovinz, symbolizes service in the Rhineland campaign. The cross recalls the great militant Orders of the Crusaders—knights united under vow to aid the sick and wounded; in this instance it symbolizes the unit’s participation in the Central European campaign.

Crest

None.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 29 September 1954.





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