Per chevron Or and Purpure, in chief an anvil Sable, in base between two olive branches of the first issuant from base a demi-torch Argent enflamed Proper.
That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: From a wreath Or and Purpure, the Lexington Minute Man Proper. The Statue of the Minute Man, Captain John Parker (H.H. Kitson, sculptor), stands on the common in Lexington, Massachusetts.
Purple and white are the colors traditionally used by the Civil Affairs units. Gold is emblematic of honor and achievement. The chevron configuration denotes strength and support. The torch is adapted from the Civil Affairs insignia of branch and symbolizes leadership and enlightenment. The anvil and flame represent forging, which is to form by heating in a forge and shaping on the anvil. Components that are forged have assured toughness and reliability. The olive branch, signifying peace, and anvil reflect the organization's motto and mission.
The crest is that of the United States Army Reserve.
The coat of arms was approved on 9 October 2001.