Per bend Or and Gules sideview of locomotive from the sinister counterchanged.
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.
EQUITES FERRI (Iron Horsemen).
The colors brick red and yellow are for the Transportation Corps. The locomotive symbolizes the functions of the organization.
The crest is that of the United States Army Reserve.
The coat of arms was originally approved for the 729th Transportation Railway Operating Battalion on 8 February 1952. It was redesignated for the 729th Transportation Battalion on 6 September 1960.