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Lineage and Honors 117th CSSB

117th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Crest Crest


The Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC), 117th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, was constituted on 1 October 2007 in Lawrenceville, New Jersey.  The HHC was federally recognized on 1 October 2008 as the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 117th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion in Lawrenceville, New Jersey.  It was moved in July of 2009 to West Trenton.

Campaign Streamers, Decorations, Coat of Arms, Blazon


Per chevron Gules and Azure, in base a pale Argent charged with a sword erect Or, overall on a chevron enhanced of the third a chevronnel Gules (Soldier Red).


That for the regiments and separate battalions of the New Jersey Army National Guard:  From a wreath Argent and Gules, a lion’s head erased Or collared four fusils Gules.


SUSTINEO PORRO (Sustainers Forward)



The chevron denotes support; the pale signifies fortitude.  The combination of the chevron and pale illustrate a broad arrow, suggesting movement and accuracy.

The soldier red chevronnel emphasizes the logistical support - Transportation, Quartermaster, and Ordnance, administered by the Battalion.

Blue implies dependability.  The sword represents military readiness and the unit’s combat service in the Global War on Terrorism.  Red, white, and blue are the nation’s colors.


The crest is that of the New Jersey Army National Guard.