86TH INFANTRY 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, a fess dancetté the points to chief fleury Azure. Attached below and to the sides of the shield is a Blue scroll inscribed "COURAGE AND DEPENDABILITY" in Silver letters.

Symbolism
The shield is in the colors of the Infantry. The ordinary, dancetté partition lines, and the fleury peaks are symbolic of the mountains in which the organization fought in Italy in World War II. The two campaigns in which the Regiment participated are North Apennines and Po Valley.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 6 September 1951. It was amended to correct the symbolism on 4 March 1955.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Argent, a fess dancetté the points to chief fleury Azure.

Crest

None.

Motto

COURAGE AND DEPENDABILITY.

Symbolism

Shield

The shield is in the colors of the Infantry. The ordinary, dancetté partition lines, and the fleury peaks are symbolic of the mountains in which the organization fought in Italy in World War II. The two campaigns in which the Regiment participated are North Apennines and Po Valley.

Crest

None.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 6 September 1951. It was amended to correct the symbolism on 4 March 1955.





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