110TH ARMOR REGIMENT
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches in height consisting of a gold color metal pheon palewise surmounted by the head of a mace (morning star) bearing a blue fleur-de-lis, the arrowhead penetrating a green band inscribed "ABOVE" at the top and "EQUAL" at the bottom in gold color metal letters.

Symbolism
Yellow and green are the colors used for Armor. The arrowhead and mace refer to the characteristics of the organization in the assault; penetration and firepower. Service of elements of the Regiment in France during World War I and World War II is represented by the fleur-de-lis.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved on 11 July 1966. It was amended to change the symbolism on 21 November 1969. The insignia was rescinded effective 1 February 1988.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Or, on a chevron Vert between in chief two fleurs-de-lis and in base a powder flask all Azure, a pheon, between a chain shot with five links, the middle chain link encircling the shaft all of the first.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Massachusetts Army National Guard: On a wreath of the colors Or and Vert a dexter arm embowed clothed Blue and ruffed White Proper the hand grasping a broad sword Argent the pommel and hilt Or.

Motto

ABOVE EQUAL.

Symbolism

Shield

Yellow and green are the colors used for Armor. The mission and characteristics of the organization are represented by the chevron for support; the arrowhead for penetration; and the chain shot for firepower. Service in France during World War I and World War II by elements of the Regiment is represented by the two fleurs-de-lis, while the colonial powder flask denotes the allocation of the 110th Armor to the State of Massachusetts.

Crest

The crest is that of the Massachusetts Army National Guard.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 15 December 1965. It was amended to change the symbolism on 21 November 1969. The insignia was rescinded effective 1 February 1988.





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