A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86cm) in height overall consisting of a black star superimposed by two crossed sabers hilts up below a gold ancient oil lamp enflamed red and the star attached below a black scroll inscribed "TRAIN FOR COMBAT" in gold letters.
Gold/yellow is the color traditionally associated with the Cavalry units. Red symbolizes valor and sacrifice; gold denotes excellence. The star, indicating achievement, highlight the unit's five campaign participation credits World War II. The crossed sabers reflect teamwork and underscore the heritage of the Cavalry.
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 25 Feb 1998.