United States Army Special Troops Battalion, 35th Infantry Division Unit Crest (Lightning Riders)
Criteria: This is the unit crest or distinctive unit insignia for the Special Troops Battalion, 35th Infantry Division. The teal color is normally associated with Branch Immaterial. The bend at the bottom of the crest shows defense. The orange coloring show's the units Signal capabilities. The flag blue coloring shows the Infantry branch affiliation. The wagon wheel shows support provided by the 35th Infantry Division. The fleur-de-lis alludes to the French Settlement of St. Joseph, MO, and where the location of the battalion. And the silhouette of the horse and rider illustrates the link of the pony express delivery of essential mail to the west and the Special Troops Battalion's signal responsibilities to provide essential communications to the 35th Infantry Division on the battlefield. Unit crest are worn on the Army's Dress Blue (ASU) uniform and Army's Dress Green uniform.
Note: Sold in pairs (i.e., if you order a quantity of 1 you will receive two Unit Crests).