167TH 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: Argent, thirteen mullets of five points Azure fesswise enhanced (nine mullets in dexter consisting of three rows and staggered, and four mullets in sinister consisting of three rows and staggered), on a band arched in the colors of the rainbow, five fleurs-de-lis of the field above in dexter base a Greek cross embattled Gules. Attached below the shield a Blue scroll turned Silver inscribed "SIGNA INFEREMUS" in Silver letters.

Symbolism
The shield is white (silver), the old Infantry color. The thirteen blue stars symbolize the unit's thirteen battle campaigns in the War Between the States, while blue is the present color used for Infantry. The 167th Infantry was the former 4th Alabama Infantry, which served in the 42d (Rainbow) Division as the 167th Infantry, the five fleurs-de-lis indicating the five major operations in which the Regiment took part in World War I. The red cross embattled commemorates the carrying of entrenched Croix Rouge Farm below Fere en Tardenois in the Soisson Offensive on 26-27 July 1918.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 21 May 1971.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Argent, thirteen mullets of five points Azure fesswise enhanced (nine mullets in dexter consisting of three rows and staggered, and four mullets in sinister consisting of three rows and staggered), on a band arched in the colors of the rainbow, five fleurs-de-lis of the field above in dexter base a Greek cross embattled Gules.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Alabama Army National Guard: From a wreath Argent and Azure, a slip of cotton plant with full bursting boll Proper.

Motto

SIGNA INFEREMUS (We Shall Drive Forward).

Symbolism

Shield

The shield is white, the old Infantry color. The thirteen blue stars symbolize the unit's thirteen battle campaigns in the War Between the States, while blue is the present color used for Infantry. The 167th Infantry was the former 4th Alabama Infantry, which served in the 42d (Rainbow) Division as the 167th Infantry, the five fleurs-de-lis indicating the five major operations in which the Regiment took part in World War I. The red cross embattled commemorates the carrying of entrenched Croix Rouge Farm below Fere en Tardenois in the Soisson Offensive on 26-27 July 1918.

Crest

The crest is that of the Alabama Army National Guard.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 3 August 1923. It was amended to add thirteen stars to the shield on 16 February 1971. It was amended to correct the blazon of the crest on 13 December 2016.





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