Category:13th Cavalry Regiment Heraldry

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Coat of Arms[edit]

Blazon[edit]

  • Shield: None
  • Crest: Two cavalry sabers in saltire Proper, overall a sun in splendor Or, charged with the numerals “13” Sable. All within a wreath of cactus on dexter side, palm on sinister side Proper.
  • Motto: IT SHALL BE DONE.

Symbolism[edit]

  • Shield: None
  • Crest: The sun in splendor is taken from the flag of South Dakota; the wreath shows the Philippine and Mexican Border service.

Background[edit]

  1. The coat of arms was originally approved for the 13th Cavalry Regiment on 1920-06-14.
  2. It was redesignated effective 1940-09-06 for the 13th Armor Regiment (Light).
  3. It was redesignated for the 13th Armored Regiment on 1942-03-26.
  4. It was redesignated for the 13th Medium Tank Battalion on 1953-01-12.
  5. The insignia was redesignated for the 13th Cavalry Regiment on 1958-04-21.
  6. It was redesignated for the 13th Armor Regiment on 1962-01-31.
  7. The insignia was redesignated for the 13th Cavalry Regiment on 2007-05-23.

Distinctive Unit Insignia[edit]

Description[edit]

  • A Gold color metal and enamel device 1¼ inches (3.18 cm) in height overall consisting of two Cavalry sabers in saltire Proper, overall a sun in splendor Or charged with the numerals “13” Sable. On a scroll Or suspended from the hilts of the sabers the motto “IT SHALL BE DONE” Sable. All within a wreath of cactus on dexter side, palm on sinister side, Proper.

Symbolism[edit]

  • The sun in splendor is taken from the flag of South Dakota; the wreath shows the Philippine and Mexican Border service.

Background[edit]

  1. The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 13th Cavalry Regiment on 1922-08-14.
  2. It was redesignated effective 1940-09-06 for the 13th Armor Regiment (Light).
  3. It was redesignated for the 13th Armored Regiment on 1942-03-26.
  4. It was redesignated for the 13th Medium Tank Battalion on 1953-01-12.
  5. The insignia was redesignated for the 13th Cavalry Regiment on 1958-04-21.
  6. It was redesignated for the 13th Armor Regiment on 1962-01-31.
  7. The insignia was redesignated for the 13th Cavalry Regiment on 2007-05-23.

Flag[edit]

Description[edit]

  • Size:
  1. Hoist: Three Feet.
  2. Fly: Four Feet.
  • Organizational colors:
  1. Background: Yellow
  2. Fringe: Yellow.
  3. Letters and Numbers: Scarlet
  4. Scrolls: Scarlet
  • Arms:
  1. The flag has a solid background with an embroidered American eagle displayed centered thereon.
  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. 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.

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