Engineer Corps, US Army

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ENGINEER CORPS, US ARMY

Arms of Engineer Corps, US Army

Arms of Engineer Corps, US Army

(Distinctive Unit Insignia)

Official blazon

The coat of arms appears on the breast of a displayed eagle on the regimental flag. The coat of arms is: Gules, within a diminished bordure Argent a castle affronte, Or. The background of the flag is scarlet and the fringe is white. The motto "ESSAYONS" is on the scroll at the eagle's beak and the scroll below the eagle has the designation "CORPS OF ENGINEERS".

Distinctive Unit Insignia: A silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/16 inches in height consisting of a scarlet shield with silver border and gold castle at center and attached below a scarlet scroll inscribed "ESSAYONS" in silver.

Origin/meaning

Scarlet and white are the colors of the Corps of Engineers. The castle and the motto "ESSAYONS" traditionally have been associated with the Corps.

The regimental insignia was approved on 11 April 1986.


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