Or, on a bend Gules between two golpes a cannon of the field.
That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: On a wreath of the colors Or and Gules, 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.
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Red and yellow are used for Artillery. The ancient artillery cannon further designates Artillery. The two purple roundles represent grapes, typical of the Rhineland and Central Europe, and symbolize the battle honors awarded the organization for service during World War II.
The crest is that of the United States Army Reserve.
The coat of arms was originally approved for the 745th Field Artillery Battalion, Organized Reserve Corps on 4 November 1952. It was redesignated for the 70th Regiment, Army Reserve, on 15 December 1959.