Category:152nd Cavalry Regiment Heraldry

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Coat of Arms[edit]

Blazon[edit]

  • Shield: Azure, a Bend, or, double cottised, gules; a fleur-de-lis of the second, sinister chief and a prickly pear cactus, of the second, dexter base.
  • Crest: That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Indiana Army National Guard: From a wreath Argent and Azure a demi-lion rampant of the first holding in dexter paw a laurel branch Vert.
  • Motto: FIT TO FIGHT.

Symbolism[edit]

  • Shield:
  1. The shield is blue for Infantry, the original unit designation.
  2. The red cotises on the gold band are Spanish colors, representing the continental service of the organization during the Spanish American War.
  3. The cactus and fleur-de-lis represent duty on the Mexican Border and overseas respectively.
  • Crest: The crest is that of the Indiana Army National Guard.

Background[edit]

  1. The coat of arms was originally approved for the 152nd Infantry Regiment on 1929-10-15.
  2. It was redesignated effective 2007-09-01, for the 152nd Cavalry Regiment with the blazon and symbolism updated.

Distinctive Unit Insignia[edit]

Description[edit]

  • A Gold color metal and enamel device 1⅛ inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned as follows: Azure on a bend between a fleur-de-lis and a prickly pear cactus Or, two cotises Gules. Attached below the shield a Gold scroll inscribed “FIT TO FIGHT” in Blue 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 for the 152nd Infantry Regiment on 1929-10-15.
  2. It was redesignated effective 2007-09-01, for the 152nd Cavalry Regiment with the blazon and symbolism updated.

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: Yellow
  3. Fringe: Yellow
  4. Letters and Numbers: Scarlet
  5. Scrolls.
    1. Outline:Scarlet
    2. Background: White

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