151st Infantry Regiment, Indiana Army National Guard

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151ST INFANTRY REGIMENT, INDIANA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

Coat of arms (crest) of the 151st Infantry Regiment, Indiana Army National Guard

Official blazon

Shield: Barry of three, Azure and Argent, a prickly pear cactus Proper between a sheathed Roman sword and a fleur-de-lis of the first on the second.
Crest: That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Indiana Army National Guard: From a wreath Argent and Azure a demi-lion rampant of the first holding in dexter paw a laurel branch Vert.
Motto: WIDE AWAKE - WIDE AWAKE..


Origin/meaning

The Crest is that for Regiments and Separate Battalions of the Indiana Army National Guard. The shield is blue for Infantry, the original unit designation. The white fess charged with the Roman sword, cactus, and fleur-de-lis represents the Spanish-American War, Mexican Border, and World War I service, respectively.

The Coat of Arms was approved on 1 February, 1932.


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