310TH REGIMENT
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Azure, a flash of lightning bendways between in sinister chief a cross crosslet and in dexter base an oak tree, all Argent. Attached below and to the sides of the shield a Blue scroll inscribed "ALLONS MES ENFANTS" in Silver letters.

Symbolism
The shield is blue for the Infantry and across this is charged the lightning flash from the shoulder sleeve insignia of the 78th Division. The cross crosslet is from the arms of the Arrondissement of Commercy, in which is St. Mihiel, and the oak tree represents the Meuse-Argonne. The motto translates to "Forward, My Children."

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 310th Infantry Regiment on 11 December 1925. It was redesignated for the 310th Regiment on 26 January 1962.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Azure, a flash of lightning bendways between in sinister chief a cross crosslet and in dexter base an oak tree, all Argent.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: On a wreath of the colors 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.

Motto

ALLONS MES ENFANTS (Forward, My Children).

Symbolism

Shield

The shield is blue for the Infantry and across this is charged the lightning flash from the shoulder sleeve insignia of the 78th Division. The cross crosslet is from the arms of the Arrondissement of Commercy, in which is St. Mihiel, and the oak tree represents the Meuse-Argonne.

Crest

The crest is that of the United States Army Reserve.

Background
The coat of arms was originally approved for the 310th Infantry Regiment on 24 October 1925. It was redesignated for the 310th Regiment on 26 January 1962.





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