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Heraldry and Insignia of the California National Guard
 
185th Quartermaster Battalion
185th Transportation Battalion
185th Armor Group
 
Distinctive Unit Insignia
 
Design Approved: Approved initially for the 185th Armor Group 21 September 1970
 
Symbolism: The unit participation in three campaigns during World War II in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater is represented by the equilateral triangle adopted from the flag of the Philippines, and the three wavy bars. The assault landings of the Luzon and Southern Philippines campaigns are represented by the two arrowheads. The gold sun symbol, from the Philippine flag and Presidential Seal, and the scarlet scroll, signify awards of the Philippine Presidental Unit Citation and the Meritorious Unit Commendation, respectively.
 
Motto: THE IRON WILL
 
Orgnizational Flag, 185th Armor Group
Battalion Color, 185th Quartermaster Battalion


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