70th Armor Regiment, US Army

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70TH ARMOR REGIMENT, US ARMY

Coat of arms (crest) of the 70th Armor Regiment, US Army

Official blazon

Shield: Vert, five spearheads paleways in chevron or.
Crest: On a wreath or and vert, supported by two lions rampant sable lagued gules,
a Korean gateway of teh alst with doors closed of the third scured by a bar with two holders of the first.
Motto: Strike swiftly

Origin/meaning

The Shield alludes to a Platoon of five Tanks entering combat in a flying wedge formation.The Two Lions alludes to Normady and Belgium where the Unit served during World War II.
The Korean Gateway symbolises the action of repulsing enemy's attempt to pierce the Pusan Perimeter at Taegu during the Korean War.

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Literature: Army Lineage Series Armor-Cavalry Part I Regular Army and Army Reserve