Category:200th Infantry Regiment Heraldry

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Coat of Arms[edit]

Blazon[edit]

  • Shield: Or an Avanyu Sable.
  • Crest: On a wreath of the colors Or and Sable, a coiled rattlesnake Proper.
  • Motto: PRO CIVITATE ET PATRIA (For State and Country).

Symbolism[edit]

  • Shield:
  1. The Avanyu device used by the Pueblo Indians is another form of the triskelion, a lucky talisman and symbolic of energy, motion, and victory.
  2. It is also emblematic of “the whirling sun” and “lightning in air” which allude to the fire power and air defense mission of the former unit.
  • Crest: That for the regiments and separate battalions of the New Mexico Army National Guard.

Background[edit]

  1. The coat of arms was originally approved for the 111th Cavalry Regiment on 1924-01-02.
  2. It was amended to correct the motto on 1928-06-18.
  3. It was redesignated for the 200th Coast Artillery Regiment (AA) on 1941-03-07.
  4. It was redesignated for the 717th Antiaircraft Artillery Gun Battalion on 1952-10-06.
  5. The insignia was redesignated for the 200th Artillery Regiment on 1960-06-07.
  6. It was redesignated for the 200th Air Defense Artillery Regiment on 1973-02-09.
  7. It was redesignated for the 200th Infantry Regiment with the symbolism revised on 2006-08-22.

Distinctive Unit Insignia[edit]

Description[edit]

  • Shield:
  1. A Gold color metal and enamel device 1¼ inches (3.18 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Or an Avanyu Sable.
  2. Attached above the shield from a wreath Or and Sable, a coiled rattlesnake Brün.
  3. Attached below and to the sides of the shield a Gold scroll inscribed “PRO CIVITATE ET PATRIA” in Black letters.

Symbolism[edit]

  • Shield:
  1. The Avanyu device used by the Pueblo Indians is another form of the triskelion, a lucky talisman and symbolic of energy, motion, and victory.
  2. It is also emblematic of “the whirling sun” and “lightning in air” which allude to the fire power and air defense mission of the former unit.
  3. The motto translates to “For State and Country.”

Background[edit]

  1. The Avanyu device used by the Pueblo Indians is another form of the triskelion, a lucky talisman and symbolic of energy, motion, and victory.
  2. It is also emblematic of “the whirling sun” and “lightning in air” which allude to the fire power and air defense mission of the former unit.
  3. The motto translates to “For State and Country.”

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: White
  5. Outline of 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 State Crest is above the eagle’s head.
  6. When a unit is allocated to two or more States, the Crests will be displayed in the order of the entry of each State in the Union.

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