348TH REGIMENT
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86cm) in height overall, consisting of a shield blazoned: Argent, on a low mount a magnolia tree in blossom Proper. Attached below the shield a green scroll inscribed "AnLI yamohmikma KAMASSA" in silver.

Symbolism
The shield of the insignia is in the shape of a Choctaw arrowhead. The magnolia, the state tree of Mississippi, is representative of the state where the unit was originally headquartered. The motto, in the Choctaw language, means sincerity and strength.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved for 348th Regiment effective 1 October 1993.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Argent, on a low mount a magnolia tree in blossom Proper.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: On a wreath of the colors, Argent and Vert, 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.

Motto

AnLI yamohmikma KAMASSA (Sincerity and Strength).

Symbolism

Shield

The magnolia, the state tree of Mississippi, is representative of the state where the unit was originally headquartered.

Crest

None

Motto

  The motto is in the Choctaw Indian language. It translates to mean '' Sincerity and Strength.''

        


Background
The coat of arms was originally approved for the 348th Infantry Regiment on 26 January 1925. It was rescinded on 2 February 1959. The insignia was reinstated and redesignated for the 348th Regiment effective 1 October 1993.





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