Azure, issuing from sinister base a quarter sun in splendor Or.
That for regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: From a wreath Or and Azure 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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The shield is blue for Infantry. The rising sun is taken from the Seal of the State of New York, to which state the Regiment was historically allocated.
The crest is that of the U.S. Army Reserve.
The coat of arms was originally approved for the 389th Regiment Infantry, Organized Reserves on 26 March 1927. It was redesignated for the 389th Regiment (BCT), Army Reserve on 29 January 1962. The coat of arms was amended to change the blazon of the shield and revise the symbolism on 16 February 1996.