ShieldAzure (Oriental Blue), a plate charged with a key wards to chief Sable and a lightning flash Or saltirewise upon a sunburst Argent interlaced with a laurel wreath Vert, overall in base a dagger, blade, hilt and pommel Or, grip Gules.
CrestThat for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: On a wreath of the colors, Argent and Azure (Oriental Blue), 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.
MottoCOLLECT SUPPORT DEFEND.
ShieldOriental blue is the color traditionally associated with Military Intelligence. The plate, symbolizing the earth, recalls the worldwide mission of Military Intelligence; the sunburst behind it is adapted from the Military Intelligence branch insignia. The wreath stands for honor, the key for security and the lightning flash for speed. The dagger recalls the danger of the Military Intelligence mission.
CrestThe crest is that of the United States Army Reserve.