Heraldry and Insignia of the California National Guard
636th Field Artillery Battalion
Distinctive Unit Insignia, 636th Field Artillery Battalion
Distinctive Unit Insignia
Symbolism: Red and yellow are used for Artillery. The four stars of the constellation Southern Cross allude to the campaigns in which the battalion participated during World War II in the Pacific Theater. The blue bendlet alludes to the Philippine Presidential Unit Citation awarded the battalion for service in the Philippine Islands.
Motto: Never Silenced
Date Approved: 15 December 1955
Battalion Color, 636th Field Artillery Battalion
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