Heraldry and Insignia of the California National Guard
132nd Engineer Battalion
Distinctive Unit Insignia
Design Approved: 14 February 1977
Symbolism: The Cross of Lorraine and fleur-de-lis refer to France which an element od the organization participated in six campaigns of World War I. The two fleurs-de-lis refer to the European-African-Middle East Theater and the Asiatic-Pacific Theater in which elements of the organization participated during World War II. The arrowheads represent element participation in three assault landings. The colors blue, white and red represent the Philippine Presidental Unit Citation. White, blue, red and green are for the Republic of Korea Presidental Unit Citation for service in the Korean War.
Motto: AEDIFICAMUS DUCIMUS (We Build, We Lead)
Battalion Color
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