ShieldArgent, a carabao’s head caboshed Azure; on a canton of the last a chevron and a fleur-de-lis of the first; all within a bordure gyronny Or and Vert.
CrestThat for the regiments and separate battalions of the California Army National Guard: On a wreath of the colors Argent and Azure, the setting sun behind a grizzly bear passant on a grassy field, all Proper.
MottoPROPOSITI TENAX (Firm of Purpose).
ShieldThe shield is blue and white, the colors used for Infantry. The historic shield is based on that of the 185th Infantry Regiment with reversed colors and the addition of the carabao head to symbolize service in the Philippines during World War II. The colors yellow and green are used for Armor. The shield of the coat of arms for the 224th Infantry Regiment, differenced by a yellow and green border, indicates descent from the second battalion of that organization.
CrestThe crest is that of the California Army National Guard.
The coat of arms was approved on 16 June 1955. It was amended to correct the description on 1 September 1955. The insignia was rescinded on 5 July 1961.