85th Infantry Regiment, US Army

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85TH INFANTRY REGIMENT, US ARMY

Coat of arms (crest) of the 85th Infantry Regiment, US Army

Official blazon

Shield- Per fess dancetté Azure and Argent, in chief a ram’s head affronté of the second and in base a jack boot Vert. Crest- None. Motto- FIX BAYONETS.

Origin/meaning

Shield- The blue is for Infantry and the ram’s head symbolizes a unit skilled in mountain activity. The white base with the dancetté partition line represents snow-capped mountains and the green boot is an allusion to service in Italy. The coat of arms was approved on 18 May 1951.

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