Armor School, US Army

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ARMOR SCHOOL, US ARMY

Coat of arms (crest) of the Armor School, US Army

Official blazon

Shield: A silver color metal and enamel device 1 7/32 inches (3.10cm) in height overall consisting of a shield Vert semi of escutcheons and javelins alternating Argent. Behind the shield two silver torches enflamed Proper; below the shield and entwined with the torches a white scroll edged in green bearing the motto "FORGE THE THUNDERBOLT" in black.

Origin/meaning

The escutcheons and javelins are symbolic of defensive and offensive armor. The torches represent learning and leadership. Approved 20 December 1948


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