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Frequently Asked Questions
1. Can I use my UIC if I don't have a DODAAC?

2. Can I submit a requisition once our unit or commander approves the drawing?

3. How do I get a user account/login for this system for submitting a heraldic order?

 4. Do I need to submit a requisition for each streamer listed on the Lineage & Honors Certificate/Statement of Service?

5. Why the long leadtime for a battalion flag?
1. Can I use my UIC if I don't have a DODAAC?

No – you must use a valid DODAAC since the DODAAC is used to ship your items. The UIC is not associated with any unit address.
2. Can I submit a requisition once our unit or commander approves the drawing?

No – The drawing must be finalized and published by The Institute of Heraldry before a requisition can be placed. When the drawings are approved, they are NOT official until TIOH has updated and published them. TIOH will notify you when the flag or guidon can be ordered. Please check with the POC at TIOH who was developing your drawing to determine if it has been completed before you submit your order on this website.
3. How do I get a user account/login for this system for submitting a heraldic order?

A user account is not needed to utilize many capabilities of this site. If you are interested in requesting heraldic items, click the link labeled "Create Heraldry Request (DD1348-6)" on the www.heraldry.army.mil home page or click here.User accounts are only distributed to and needed by individuals within specific groups involved with the processing and fulfillment of submitted heraldry requests.
4. Do I need to submit a requisition for each streamer listed on the Lineage & Honors Certificate/Statement of Service?

No - Submit one (1) requisition for all authorized streamers. Also, submit as an attachment a copy of the unit's Lineage & Honors Certificate/Statement of Service. These are the only official documentation that C&H will accept for issuance of unit streamers. If you do not have a current Certificate or Statement of Service, contact the Center of Military History ( www.history.army.mil).
5. Why the long leadtime for a battalion flag?

Battalion Flags are unique and were hand embroidered, which previously took up to two years to complete. Currently, all the drawings/coat of arms for the battalion flags are being digitized so they can be machine embroidered. Once the digitization process is complete, the six month leadtime for battalion flags will improve significantly. The six month leadtime is an improvement from the two years a unit had to wait for a battalion flag.