Sanguine (Brick Red), on a bend Azure fimbriated Or three garbs of the like; on a chief of the last, a wheel of the first spoked Gules fimbriated Argent surmounting a hurt.
That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: From a wreath Or and Sanguine (Brick Red), 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.
Brick red and golden yellow are the colors used for the Transportation Corps. The wheel, basic symbol of movement, refers to the mission of the organization. The red spokes of the wheel on the blue background simulate the canton from the state flag of Hawaii and allude to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater streamer received fro service in that area during World War II. The three garbs taken from the civic arms of Trenton, New Jersey, refer to the present location of the 462d Transportation Battalion.
The crest is that of the U.S. Army Reserve.
The coat of arms was approved on 26 November 1996.