Military History/Photos of Pins


jb wrote at 2011-06-02 05:37:22
The "Ire In Adversa" pin with the demi-dragon, was the coat of arms for the 750th tank battalion out of Fort Knox in WWII. Some info on the 750 can be found at

Info can be found on the pin at

I cannot say for a fact that the 298th Corps Support Battalion did not also use this emblem, however I know the 750 did use this emblem.

Stephen Smith wrote at 2012-01-09 17:47:32
I just relieved the 298th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion here in Afghanistan.  I was looking for their motto meaning and could not find it on the Army's Institute of Heraldry website; however, I found that they share their motto (Ire in Adversa) with Sir George Gabriel Stokes (1819-1903) who was an Irish-born British Mathematician and Physicist.  His family motto actually means "walking through adversity" (see  

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