Category:008th Cavalry Regiment Heraldry

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Coat of Arms[edit]

Blazon[edit]

  • Shield: Azure on a fess Or eight mullets pierced of the field, a demi-horse rampant issuant Argent.
  • Crest: On a wreath of the colors Or and Azure a grizzly bear passant Sable.
  • Motto:Aegis HONOR AND COURAGE.

Symbolism[edit]

  • Shield:
  1. The eight mullets show the regimental number and Cavalry tradition ascribing the origin of the pierced mullet to the rowel of a spur. This is further indicated by the horse.
  2. The bear is the emblem of California, where the regiment was organized in 1866.

Background[edit]

  1. The coat of arms was approved on 1921-01-29.
  2. It was amended to correct the symbolism on 1927-01-10.

Distinctive Unit Insignia[edit]

Description[edit]

  • A demi-horse issuant rampant Argent from a band fessways Or charged with eight mullets Azure pierced of the second, surmounting a ribbon scroll Sable with the regimental motto "HONOR AND COURAGE" of the second.

Symbolism[edit]

  • The eight mullets show the regimental number and Cavalry tradition ascribing the origin of the pierced mullet to the rowel of a spur. This is further indicated by the horse.

Background[edit]

  1. The Distinctive Unit Insignia was approved on 1921-01-29.
  2. It was amended to correct the symbolism on 1927-01-10.

Flag[edit]

Description[edit]

  1. Size:
    1. Hoist: Three Feet.
    2. Fly: Four Feet.
  2. Organizational colors:
    1. Background: Yellow
    2. Fringe: Yellow.
    3. Letters and Numbers: Scarlet
    4. Scrolls: Scarlet
    5. Arms:
      1. The flag has a solid background with an embroidered American eagle displayed centered thereon, in Proper Colors.
      2. In its right talon the eagle holds an olive branch; in its left talon, a bundle of 13 arrows, all in proper colors.
      3. Its beak grasps a scroll inscribed with the unit motto.
      4. Below the eagle is a scroll inscribed with the designation of the organization.
      5. On the eagle’s breast is embroidered the shield of the coat of arms and the crest is above the eagle’s head.

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