44TH INFANTRY REGIMENT
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Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Per pale Argent and Azure, on dexter side a raven rising Sable, on sinister side a mullet of the first; on a canton of the second an imperial Chinese dragon affronté Or.

Crest

None.

Motto

IN OMNIA PARATUS (Prepared For All Things).

Symbolism

Shield

This Regiment was organized in June 1917 at Vancouver Barracks, Washington, from the 14th Infantry Regiment, was in the 13th Division in 1918, and in training in the State of Washington. The colors of the shield are the Infantry colors; the raven was the crest of our first President, to denote the connection of the Regiment with the State of Washington. The canton has a device from the arms of the parent organization, the 14th Infantry Regiment.

Crest

None.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 22 April 1921. It was amended to add the dragon to the canton on 5 December 1921. The coat of arms was rescinded/cancelled on 14 December 1959.

NOTE: There was no distinctive unit insignia authorized for this Regiment.





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