Heraldry and Insignia of the California State Military Forces
49th Support Battalion
Distinctive Unit Insignia
 
Design Approved: 22 September 1969
 
Symbolism: The lozenge, simulating embattle island groups, represents campaign participation in the Pacific during World War II. The fleur-de-lis refers to campaigns in France in both World War I and World War II. The cross bolo knives denote Southern and Northern Philippines, where the unit received the Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, represented by blue, white and red.
 
Motto: SUPPORT TO THE SUPPORTED
 
 
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Updated 8 February 2016