179TH 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 overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Azure, a tomahawk and pipe Argent crossed in saltire. Attached above the shield from a wreath Argent and Azure, an Indian's head with war bonnet of the second detailed of the first. Attached below and to the sides of the shield is a Silver scroll inscribed "IN OMNIA PARATUS" in Black letters.

Symbolism
The Regiment was organized in 1918. The shield is blue, the Infantry color and displays the Indian emblems of war and peace, the tomahawk and peace pipe, crossed. The motto translates to "Prepared In All Things."

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 3 June 1927.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Azure, a tomahawk and pipe Argent crossed in saltire.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Oklahoma Army National Guard: From a wreath Argent and Azure, an Indian's head with war bonnet all Proper.

Motto

IN OMNIA PARATUS (Prepared In All Things).

Symbolism

Shield

The Regiment was organized in 1918. The shield is blue, the Infantry color and displays the Indian emblems of war and peace, the tomahawk and peace pipe, crossed.

Crest

The crest is that of the Oklahoma Army National Guard.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 19 October 1922.





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