1. NAME: 9TH SIGNAL BATTALION, 9ID, PA
2. DATE ORGANIZED: 01 September 2002
3. AUTHORITY: GO NR 03 H9IBDE (SEP), PA Dated 12 January 2003
4. UNIT STATION: Camp Elias Angeles, San Jose, Pili, Camarines Sur
As can be seen from the unit logo or seal, the torch, or commonly called in Filipino as "sulo" has a red-black flame with a tapering handle of brown and black and is set vertically along the center of the logo. It is placed inside the inner hole of a compact disc. The torch symbolizes the early means of communication. The use of light is the simplest device of communication which is captured by the human eye. The torch handle with bar code signifies the advent of technology which influenced the evolution of communication.
Another powerful symbol of the logo is the lightning flash which represents the electrical impulses or the passing of information through electronic medium. It also signifies prompt actions as a major unit transmits communications to its subordinate units.
The horn or better known as "tambuli" in the Filipino recollects the early means of communication. Symbolizing the military communications by sound which is directly appealing to the sense of hearing. This also representing long distance communication.
The spear commonly known as “sibat” is set vertically along the center of the logo, the triangle and quadrangle with a shade of green represent courage in action of every individual organic personnel of the 9th Signal Battalion, 9th Infantry Division. The bold brown boarder of the quadrangle symbolizes the boldness of the unit to create innovative ideas for the enhancement of communications in the AFP.
The compact disc, on the other hand, also symbolizes the passing of information through modern computer technology which is now a vital part of military communication.
The orange triangle signifies mobility, coordination, and unity effort in the accomplishment of its mission.
5. CHANGES IN ORGANIZATION
The 9TH Signal Battalion, a combat support unit of the 9th Infantry
(SPEAR) Division, traces its early beginnings as the 2nd Signal
Platoon, Field Support Signal Company of 2nd Signal Battalion, 2nd
Infantry Division located in Camp Canuto, Pili, Camarines Sur. The
Field Support Signal Company, then under CPT LUCERO PA from 15
August 2002 to 15 January 2003 was activated as the 9th Signal
Battalion as per TOE-A-18-1 when the 9th Infantry Brigade (Separate)
was elevated to an Infantry Division in 2003 effective 01 September
6. SIGNIFICANT EVENTS/ACCOMPLISHMENT:
Since then, the 9th Signal Battalion continuously provided 9ID with
modern tactical and fixed communications equipment manned by its highly
skilled and well-experienced signal personnel.