23D TRANSPORTATION BATTALION
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Distinctive Unit Insignia

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: Gules (Brick Red) in bend a lightning flash Or, overall within an annulet Sable a roundel per fess Gules (Scarlet) and Azure (Bluebird) both fimbriated Or. Attached below the shield a Gold scroll inscribed “PORTAMUS OMNIA” in Black letters.

Symbolism
The colors brick red and yellow are used for the Transportation Corps. The red and blue colors of the center are adapted from the Taeguk which is the national emblem of Korea, where the unit was organized. The annulet, simulating a black tire, represents truck transport; the lightning flash symbolizes the speed and striking power of the armored personnel carriers with which the unit is also equipped. The motto translates to “We Transport All.”

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 7 August 1958.




Coat of Arms

Coat of Arms

Blazon

Shield

Gules (Brick Red) in bend a lightning flash Or, overall within an annulet Sable a roundel per fess Gules (Scarlet) and Azure (Bluebird) both fimbriated Or.

Crest

None.

Motto

PORTAMUS OMNIA (We Transport All).

Symbolism

Shield

The colors brick red and yellow are used for the Transportation Corps. The red and blue colors of the center are adapted from the Taeguk which is the national emblem of Korea, where the unit was organized. The annulet, simulating a black tire, represents truck transport; the lightning flash symbolizes the speed and striking power of the armored personnel carriers with which the unit is also equipped.

Crest

None.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 7 August 1958.





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