36th Field Artillery Regiment, US Army

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36TH FIELD ARTILLERY REGIMENT, US ARMY

Arms of 36th Field Artillery Regiment, US Army

(Coat of Arms)
Arms of 36th Field Artillery Regiment, US Army

(Distinctive Unit Insignia)


Official blazon

Shield: Per chevron Gules and Or.
Crest: On a wreath of the colors Or and Gules, two sprays of long leaf Southern pine in saltire Proper.
Motto: IN ORDER.

Distinctive Unit Insignia. Description: A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in height consisting of a shield blazoned: Per chevron Gules and Or.


Origin/meaning

The “per chevron” division of the shield signifies that the organization has been placed on the active list twice. The crest of long leaf pine denotes the allocation of the regiment.

The Coat of Arms and The Distictive Unit Insignia was originally approved for the 36th Field Artillery on 10 September 1934. They was redesignated for the 36th Field Artillery Battalion on 27 November 1944. The insignia was redesignated for the 36th Artillery Regiment on 21 November 1958. They was redesignated for the 36th Field Artillery Regiment on 1 September 1971.


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Literature: Images from Wikimedia Commons. Information from The Institute of Heraldry, US Army.