Heraldry and Insignia of the California State Military Forces
115th Area Support Group
Distinctive Unit Insignia
Design Approved: 20 September 1968
Symbolism: The enarched portion of the scroll simulates the arch of a rainbow and refers to the organization's decent from the 1st Battalion, Engineers, California National Guard which became the 2d Battalion, 117th Engineer Regiment, 42d "Rainbow" Division during World War I. The fleur-de-lis represents service in six campaigns in France during that war. The unit's campaign participation in the Pacific during World War II is represented by the Philippine sun and with the arrowhead, refers to the award of the Philippine Presidential Unit Citation for that service.
Organizational Color
Fahanband des Landes Baden-Wurttemburg
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