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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 http://www.104infdiv.org/750TANK.HTM.

Info can be found on the pin at http://www.asmic.org/samplearticles/dis.htm

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 http://www.numericana.com/arms/stokes.htm).  


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