Category:82nd Cavalry Regiment Heraldry

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Coat of Arms[edit]

Blazon[edit]

  • Shield: Or, a chevron enhanced rompu parti per chevron Azure and Gules in base between three mullets one and two of the second, a sea lion of the third.
  • Crest: That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Oregon and Nevada Army National Guards, in the order in which they were admitted to the Union:
  1. OREGON: On a wreath of the colors Or and Azure, a demi-disc Gules charged with the setting sun with twelve light rays Or (the shoulder sleeve insignia of the 41st Division), behind a beaver sejant Proper.
  2. NEVADA: On a wreath of the colors Or and Azure, within a garland of sagebrush a sledge hammer and miner’s drill crossed in saltire behind a pickax in pale Proper.
  • Motto: TEMERITAS (Temerity).

Symbolism[edit]

Shield

  1. Yellow is a color traditionally associated with Armor and Cavalry units.
  2. The bi-colored forward thrust of the chevron refers to the predecessor unit’s two assault landings (in New Guinea and in the Southern Philippines) during World War II.
  3. The sea lion and stars are taken from the Philippine Presidential Seal in reference to the action for which the parent unit was awarded the Philippine Presidential Unit Citation.
  • Crest: The crests are those of the Oregon and Nevada Army National Guards.

Background[edit]

  1. The coat of arms was originally approved for the 82nd Armor Regiment, Oregon National Guard on 1963-01-21.
  2. It was redesignated for the 82nd Cavalry Regiment, Oregon National Guard on 1963-12-12.
  3. The insignia was amended to add the crest of the state of Nevada and revise the symbolism on 1989-01-11.

Distinctive Unit Insignia[edit]

Description[edit]

  1. A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 ⅛ inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Or, a chevron enhanced rompu parti per chevron Azure and Gules in base between three mullets one and two of the second, a sea lion of the third.
  2. Attached below the shield a Gold scroll inscribed “TEMERITAS” in Blue letters.

Symbolism[edit]

  1. Yellow is a color traditionally associated with Armor and Cavalry units
  2. The bi-colored forward thrust of the chevron refers to the predecessor unit’s two assault landings (in New Guinea and in the Southern Philippines) during World War II.
  3. The sea lion and stars are taken from the Philippine Presidential Seal in reference to the action for which the parent unit was awarded the Philippine Presidential Unit Citation.

Background[edit]

  1. The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 82nd Armor Regiment, Oregon National Guard on 1963-01-21.
  2. It was redesignated for the 82nd Cavalry Regiment, Oregon National Guard on 1963-12-12.
  3. The insignia was amended to revise the description and symbolism on 1989-01-11.

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