Per fess dancetté Azure and Argent, in chief a rattlesnake coiled to strike Or.
That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: From a wreath Argent 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.
PARATUS FERIRE (Ready to Strike)
The shield is half blue and half white divided dancetté indicates the white mountains and the blue sky of Colorado, the original geographic area of the regiment. The rattlesnake is common to this region, and is shown in the position "ready to strike." The motto typifies the spirit of the organization.
The crest is that of the U.S. Army Reserve.
The coat of arms was originally approved for the 411th Regiment Infantry, Organized Reserves on 23 Jun 1925. It was amended to withdraw "Organized Reserves" from the designation and delete the Organized Reserves' crest from the coat of arms on 29 Jul 1959. On 3 Aug 1970, the coat of arms was amended to reinstate the Army Reserve crest and revise the symbolism. The coat of arms was redesignated on 12 May 1999, for the 411th Regiment.