Per bend sinister Gules and Argent, a crouching panther, tail elevated, Sable; to sinister base a stand of grasses Vert.
That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Alabama Army National Guard: From a wreath Argent and Gules, a slip of cotton plant with full bursting boll Proper.
CELER ET NON VISI (Swift and Unseen).
Scarlet and white represent Cavalry. The panther embodies the characteristics and abilities noted by the motto's meaning, "Swift and Unseen." Black denotes strength and solidarity. The grasses signify growth and the land, the traditional home of cavalry.
The crest is that of the Alabama Army National Guard.
The coat of arms was approved on 30 December 2003.