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137th infantry Regiment, Kansas Army National Guard

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137TH INFANTRY REGIMENT, KANSAS ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

Coat of arms (crest) of the 137th infantry Regiment, Kansas Army National Guard

Official blazon

Shield: Azure, a pale fitchee to honor point Vert fimbriated Or, in pale a baton and two bolos saltirewise, cutting edges to chief, of the last.
Crest: That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Kansas Army National Guard: On a wreath of the colors Or and Azure, a sunflower slipped Proper.
Motto: Valor for service

Origin/meaning

Symbolism Shield The shield is blue for Infantry. The crossed bolos represent service in the Philippines; the green pale fitchee, Mexican Border duty; and the baton is taken from the coat of arms of Varennes in the Argonne. Crest The crest is that of the Kansas Army National Guard.

The Coat of Arms was approved on 1 August 1930.


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