Category:136th Infantry Regiment Heraldry

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Coat of Arms[edit]

Blazon[edit]

  • Shield: Azure, a bear cat rampant Argent langued Gules between in fess a five-pointed mullet and a gopher sejant Or; on a chief of the second a saltire couped of the field.
  • Crest: That for the regiments and battalions of the Minnesota Army National Guard: On a wreath of the colors (Argent and Azure), a sheaf of wheat Proper
  • Motto: REX MONTIS (King of the Hill).

Symbolism[edit]

Shield

  1. The consolidation of the former 217th Coast Artillery Regiment with the 136th Infantry Regiment is depicted in the design: The bear cat is from the coat of arms of the 136th Infantry Regiment, World War II; the star and gopher are from the coats of arms of the former 205th and 206th Infantry Regiments, predecessors of the 217th Coast Artillery Regiment.
  2. The chief, bearing a saltire, is incorporated in this coat of arms to symbolize the Civil War service of the original 136th Infantry Regiment.
  3. The shield is blue for Infantry.
  • The crest is that of the Minnesota Army National Guard.

Background[edit]

  • The coat of arms was approved effective 1951-11-14.

Distinctive Unit Insignia[edit]

Description[edit]

  1. A Silver color and enamel device 1⅛ inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Azure, a bear cat rampant Argent between in fess a five-pointed mullet and a gopher sejant Or; on a chief of the second a saltire couped of the field.
  2. Attached below the shield a Silver scroll inscribed "REX MONTIS" in Blue letters.

Symbolism[edit]

  1. The consolidation of the former 217th Coast Artillery Regiment with the 136th Infantry Regiment is depicted in the design: The bear cat is from the coat of arms of the 136th Infantry Regiment, World War II; the star and gopher are from the coats of arms of the former 205th and 206th Infantry Regiments, predecessors of the 217th Coast Artillery Regiment
  2. The chief, bearing a saltire, is incorporated in this coat of arms to symbolize the Civil War service of the original 136th Infantry Regiment.
  3. The shield is blue for Infantry.

Background[edit]

  • The distinctive unit insignia was approved effective 1951-11-14.

Media in category "136th Infantry Regiment Heraldry"

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