121st Infantry Regiment, Georgia Army National Guard

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121ST INFANTRY REGIMENT, GEORGIA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

Coat of arms (crest) of the 121st Infantry Regiment, Georgia Army National Guard

Official blazon

Azure, a saltire Gray, fimbriated Or between in fess a prickly pear cactus and a fleuyr-de-lis of the like.
Crest: That for Regiments and Separate Battalions of the Georgia Army National Guard: On a wreath of the colors (Or and Azure) a boar's head erased Gules, in the mouth an oak branch Vert fructed Or.
Motto: Faciendum est

Origin/meaning

Blue is the colour of Infantry. The Grey Saltire symbolises Confederate Service during the Civil War. The Cactus symbolises Mexican Border Service and the Fleur-de-lis serive in France during World War I. The Crest is that for Regiments and Separate Battalions of the Georgia Army National Guard. The Motto translates as It shall be done. The Coat of Arms was approved for the 121st Regiment Infantry, gerogia Army National Guard on 26 June 1928. It was redesignated for the 162nd Tank Battalion, Georgia Army National guard on 24 May 1956. The coat of arms was redesignated for the 121st Infantry, Georgia National Guard on 17 April 1961.

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Literature: The Institute of Heraldry, US Army