Category:15th Infantry Regiment Heraldry

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Coat of Arms[edit]

Blazon[edit]

  • Shield: Azure an imperial Chinese dragon affronté Or, langued Gules, issuant in chief Argent a rock Proper between four acorns stem up in fess of the third.
  • Crest: On a wreath of the colors Or and Azure, a sun with eight points of rays of the first in front of a triangle resting on one point Gules, in the angles of the triangle and in front of the sun three five-pointed mullets Argent.
  • Motto: CAN DO.

Symbolism[edit]

  • Shield:
  1. The shield is blue and white, the Infantry colors.
  2. On the lower part is the Chinese Dragon, and in the white chief the badge of the 14th Corps repeated four times for the four major operations.
  3. Chickamauga where the Regiment fought and held so gallantly is further emphasized by the rock.
  • Crest: The crest is the triangle and devices from the Katipunan flag of the Philippine Insurrection.
  • Motto: The motto is the watchword of the Regiment in “Pidgin English” in recollection of the Regiment’s long service in China.

Background[edit]

  1. The coat of arms was approved on 1923-04-30.
  2. It was amended to correct the blazon of the shield and crest on 1924-07-14.

Distinctive Unit Insignia[edit]

Description[edit]

  1. A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Azure an imperial Chinese dragon affronté Or, langued Gules, issuant in chief Argent (White) a rock of the second between four acorns stem up in fess of the third.
  2. Attached below the shield a Gold scroll inscribed “CAN DO” in Blue letters.

Symbolism[edit]

  1. The shield is blue and white, the Infantry colors.
  2. On the lower part is the Chinese Dragon, and in the white chief the badge of the 14th Corps repeated four times for the four major operations.
  3. Chickamauga where the Regiment fought and held so gallantly is further emphasized by the rock.
  4. The motto is the watchword of the Regiment in “Pidgin English” in recollection of the Regiment’s long service in China.

Background[edit]

  • The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 1924-04-22

Flag[edit]

Description[edit]

  • Size:
  1. Hoist: Three Feet.
  2. Fly: Four Feet.
  • Organizational colors:
  1. Background: National flag blue
  2. Fringe: Yellow.
  3. Letters and Numbers: National Flag Blue
  4. Scrolls: Yellow
  • 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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