108TH ARMOR REGIMENT
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Per saltire Gules and Vert a saltire Azure fimbriated Or overall in pale a clenched gauntlet of the last. Attached below and to the sides of the shield a Gold scroll inscribed "STRIKE SWIFTLY" in Black letters.

Symbolism
Yellow and green are the colors used for Armor. The red background and blue fimbriated saltire were suggested by the flag of the State of Georgia and designate the home of the organization. The gauntlet is symbolic of the force and effectiveness of Armor, and it also reflects the unit's motto.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 30 March 1971.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Per saltire Gules and Vert a saltire Azure fimbriated Or overall in pale a clenched gauntlet of the last.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Georgia Army National Guard: On a wreath of the colors Or and Vert a boar's head erased Gules, in the mouth an oak branch Vert fructed Or.

Motto

STRIKE SWIFTLY.

Symbolism

Shield

Yellow and green are the colors used for Armor. The red background and blue fimbriated saltire were suggested by the flag of the State of Georgia and designate the home of the organization. The gauntlet is symbolic of the force and effectiveness of Armor, and it also reflects the unit's motto.

Crest

The crest is that of the Georgia Army National Guard.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 19 October 1970.





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