378TH REGIMENT
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 5/32 inches (2.94 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Azure, five wigwams, two, one and two, Or. Attached below the shield a Blue scroll inscribed "HIKIA KALLO" in Gold letters.

Symbolism
The shield is blue for Infantry. The five wigwams represent the five civilized tribes, namely, the Choctaws, Cherokees, Creeks, Chickasaws, and Seminoles, in whose domain the Regiment was allocated in 1921. The motto is in the Choctaw Indian tongue, meaning "Stand Firm."

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 378th Infantry Regiment on 28 May 1927. It was redesignated for the 378th Regiment on 30 January 1962. The insignia was amended to revise the symbolism on 13 April 1970.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Azure, five wigwams, two, one and two, Or.

Crest

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

HIKIA KALLO (Stand Firm).

Symbolism

Shield

The shield is blue for Infantry. The five wigwams represent the five civilized tribes, namely, the Choctaws, Cherokees, Creeks, Chickasaws, and Seminoles, in whose domain the Regiment was allocated in 1921.

Crest

The crest is that of the United States Army Reserve.

Background
The coat of arms was originally approved for the 378th Infantry Regiment on 28 May 1927. It was redesignated for the 378th Regiment on 30 January 1962. The insignia was amended to revise the symbolism on 13 April 1970.





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