85th Infantry Regiment, US Army

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85TH INFANTRY REGIMENT, US ARMY


Arms of 85th Infantry Regiment, US Army

(Coat of Arms)
Arms of 85th Infantry Regiment, US Army

(Distinctive Unit Insignia)


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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