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301 Information Operations Battalion style # D6822
SW D6822 301 Information Operations Battalion Distinctive Unit **Sold in pairs

A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Argent, two pallets Sable surmounted by a sword of the first (Silver Gray), grip Gules point up and a lightning bolt of the like saltirewise, issuant from sinister base overall a cubit arm and hand of the Statue of Liberty bendwise grasping a torch flamant palewise Or. Attached around the bottom and sides of the shield a Black scroll doubled and inscribed "LIGHT THE PATH" in Gold letters.

The hand and arm grasping the torch from the Statute of Liberty represents the Battalion's activation in New York and the importance of freedom. The torch symbolizes knowledge and wisdom, as well as, providing a better light on past, present, and future operations. The sword refers to the warrior spirit. The lightning bolt alludes to zeal, action, courage, communication, and the necessity to synchronize all forms of communication for the success of the mission. The motto "LIGHT THE PATH" pertains to the ability of knowledge and information to shape and synchronize the battlefield. The teal color is linked to Information Operations as a branch immaterial field.

The distinctive unit insignia was approved effective 16 September 2009.

301 Information Operations Battalion style # D6822

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