A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/4 inches (3.18 cm) in height consisting of a shield blazoned: Azure, the head of a wolverine erased Or; on a canton Argent a six-bastioned fort Vert charged with a mullet of the third (for the 36th Infantry).
This Regiment was organized in 1917 from the 36th Infantry, shown by the canton. During World War I it was in the 14th Division, shown by the wolverine's head, the unofficial insignia of that Division.
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 2 March 1938. It was rescinded on 5 September 1958.