436 Medical Battalion
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description
A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Per saltire Sanguine and Argent, a cross couped Or voided Gules.

Symbolism
Maroon and white are the colors traditionally associated with the Army Medical Corps. Gold conveys excellence, high ideals and achievement. The red cross denotes medical care and compassion.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved effective 18 September 1993.




Coat of Arms


Blazon

Shield

Per saltire Sanguine and Argent, a cross couped Or voided Gules.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: From a wreath Argent and Sanguine, 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

None.

Symbolism

Shield

Maroon and white are the colors traditionally associated with the Army Medical Corps. Gold conveys excellence, high ideals and achievement. The red cross denotes medical care and compassion.

Crest

The crest is that of the United States Army Reserve.

Background
The coat of arms was approved effective 18 September 1993.





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