151ST INFANTRY REGIMENT
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned as follows: Azure, on a fess Argent (White) a prickly pear cactus Proper between a sheathed Roman sword palewise and a fleur-de-lis of the first, on a wreath a demi-lion rampant holding in dexter paw a laurel branch all of the second (Silver). Attached below and to the sides of the shield a Silver bipartite scroll inscribed "WIDE AWAKE WIDE AWAKE" in Blue letters.

Symbolism
The shield is blue for Infantry, the original unit designation. The white fess charged with the Roman sword, cactus, and fleur-de-lis represents the Spanish-American War, Mexican Border, and World War I service, respectively.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved for the 151st Infantry Regiment on 5 June 1935.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Azure, on a fess Argent a prickly pear cactus Proper between a sheathed Roman sword palewise and a fleur-de-lis of the first.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Indiana Army National Guard: From a wreath Argent and Azure a demi-lion rampant Argent holding in dexter paw a laurel branch Vert.

Motto

WIDE AWAKE ? WIDE AWAKE.

Symbolism

Shield

The shield is blue for Infantry, the original unit designation. The white fess charged with the Roman sword, cactus, and fleur-de-lis represents the Spanish-American War, Mexican Border, and World War I service, respectively.

Crest

The crest is that of the Indiana Army National Guard.

Background
The coat of arms was approved for the 151st Infantry Regiment on 1 February 1932.





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