207TH REGIMENT
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Argent, on a fess Azure, a cross of the first charged with a stockless anchor of the second.

Symbolism
The service of the former organization, the 207th Infantry Battalion is indicated by the fess across the middle of the shield which refers to the various nationalities of the people who have contributed to the development of Alaska. The cross refers to Anchorage as the crossroads to Alaska. The anchor alludes to Anchorage, the headquarters of the Battalion and is also symbolic of security. The white field is indicative of Alaskan snow fields and glaciers.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 207th Infantry Battalion on 4 June 1952. It was rescinded (cancelled) on 10 May 1960. The insignia was reinstated and redesignated for the 207th Regiment with the description and symbolism revised on 7 April 1997.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Argent, on a fess Azure, a cross of the first charged with a stockless anchor of the second.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Alaska Army National Guard: From a wreath Argent and Azure, the aurora borealis blended from dexter base Purpure through Red, Orange, Yellow, to Green to chief and repeated inversely to sinister base behind a totem pole of three figures, an eagle, a bear and a walrus palewise affronté all Proper.

Motto

None.

Symbolism

Shield

The service of the former organization, the 207th Infantry Battalion is indicated by the fess across the middle of the shield which refers to the various nationalities of the people who have contributed to the development of Alaska. The cross refers to Anchorage as the crossroads to Alaska. The anchor alludes to Anchorage, the headquarters of the Battalion and is also symbolic of security. The white field is indicative of Alaskan snow fields and glaciers.

Crest

The crest is that of the Alaska Army National Guard.

Background
The coat of arms was originally approved for the 207th Infantry Battalion on 4 June 1952. It was rescinded (cancelled) on 10 May 1960. The insignia was reinstated and redesignated for the 207th Regiment with the blazon and symbolism revised on 7 April 1997.





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