Insignia of the California State Military Forces
2d Forward Support
Design Approved: 20 September 1968
Symbolism: The two arrows symbolize the assault
landings of the Luzon and Southern Philippines campaigns by some
elements of the former organization, the 40th Medical Battalion.
The taeguk, from the flag of Korea, represents Korean service
by predecessor unit. The Greek cross is a symbol of aid and assistance,
The gold sun and blue background refer to California, the Golden
State and the Pacific Ocean. Maroon is for the Medical Corps,
to which the former unit was assigned.
Motto: SOLACE TO THE SUFFERING
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