37TH INFANTRY REGIMENT
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/4 inches (3.18 cm) in height consisting of a shield blazoned: Azure a fess wavy, in chief a mullet both Argent. Attached below the shield a Silver scroll inscribed "FOR FREEDOM" in Blue letters.

Symbolism
This Regiment was organized at Fort Sam Houston in 1916 and served along the Rio Grande during its first years. The shield is blue for Infantry, with a wavy fess to denote the Rio Grande and the lone star of Texas.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 8 January 1941.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Azure a fess wavy, in chief a mullet both Argent.

Crest

None

Motto

FOR FREEDOM.

Symbolism

Shield

This Regiment was organized at Fort Sam Houston in 1916 and served along the Rio Grande during its first years. The shield is blue for Infantry, with a wavy fess to denote the Rio Grande and the lone star of Texas.

Crest

None.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 19 January 1921. It was amended to add the motto on 8 January 1941.





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