1st Combined Arms Battalion, 5th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, US Army

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1ST COMBINED ARMS BATTALION, 5TH BRIGADE COMBAT TEAM, 1ST ARMORED DIVISION, US ARMY

Arms of 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 5th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, US Army

Arms of 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 5th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, US Army

(Distinctive Unit Insignia)

Official blazon

Shield:Azure (Dark Blue), an equilateral triangle Vert fimbriated and surmounted by a lightning bolt in bend sinister throughout Argent, in dexter chief a mullet Or, all within a brodure of the last
Crest: None
Motto: Courageous and versatile

Origin/meaning

The blue and yellow colours inidcate Infantry and Armor, the two branches that form the Battalion. The border represents the distinction of Future Combat Systems. The Triangle denotes successs with the changes in the armored force. The Lightning symbolise the speed with which the Battalion accomplish each mission. The Star denotes Texas, where the Battalion was originally formed. The Coat of Arms was approved on 15 May 2008.


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Literature: The Institute of Heraldry, US Army