Category:153rd Infantry Regiment Heraldry

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Coat of Arms[edit]

Blazon[edit]

  • Azure, a bend wavy between a fleur-de-lis and a giant cactus Argent; on a chief of the last a Great Bear's face of the like fimbriated of the first, lips and tongue Gules.
  • Crest: That for the regiments of the Arkansas National Guard: On a wreath of the colors (Argent and Azure) above two sprays of apple blossoms Proper a diamond Argent charged with four mullets Azure, one in upper point and three in lower, within a bordure of the last bearing twenty-five mullets of the second.
  • Motto: LET'S GO.

Symbolism[edit]

  • Shield:
  1. The shield is blue for Infantry.
  2. The wavy bend, representing the Arkansas River, refers to the geographic location of the regiment.
  3. The cactus symbolizes service on the Mexican border and the fleur-de-lis service in France during World War I.
  4. The Great Bear's face from the shoulder sleeve insignia of the Alaskan Department symbolizes service in that area in World War II.

Background[edit]

  1. The coat of arms was originally approved on 1930-01-06.

Distinctive Unit Insignia[edit]

Description[edit]

  • A silver color metal and enamel device 1⅛ inches (2.86cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Azure, a bend wavy between a fleur-de-lis and a giant cactus Argent; on a chief of the last a Great Bear's face of the like fimbriated of the first, lips and tongue Gules. Attached below the shield is a blue motto scroll inscribed "LET'S GO" in silver letters.

Symbolism[edit]

  1. The shield is blue for Infantry.
  2. The wavy bend, representing the Arkansas River, refers to the geographic location of the regiment.
  3. The cactus symbolizes service on the Mexican border and the fleur-de-lis service in France during World War I.
  4. The Great Bear's face from the shoulder sleeve insignia of the Alaskan Department symbolizes service in that area in World War II.

Background[edit]

  1. The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved on 1930-01-06.

Flag[edit]

  • a.Size:
  1. Hoist: Three Feet.
  2. Fly: Four Feet.
  3. Fringe: 2½”
  • b.Description.
  1. The flag has a solid background with an embroidered American eagle displayed centered thereon. In its right talon the eagle holds an olive branch; in its left talon, a bundle of 13 arrows, all in proper colors. Its beak grasps a scroll inscribed with the unit motto. Below the eagle is a scroll inscribed with the designation of the organization. On the eagle’s breast is embroidered the shield of the coat of arms and the crest is above the eagle’s head, except that Regular Army units with no wartime service are not entitled to a crest. For those organizations with an approved badge in lieu of a coat of arms, the eagle’s breast is feathered and the badge is located above the eagle’s head.
  • c. Organizational colors:
  1. Organization: Infantry
  2. Background: National Flag Blue
  3. Fringe: Yellow
  4. Letters and Numbers: National Flag Blue
  5. Scrolls.
    1. Outline:Yellow
    2. Background: White

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