114TH CAVALRY 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 bend embattled Azure and Or, in chief a sheaf of wheat of the like, and in base a mullet of eight points pierced Sable. Attached below the shield a Gold scroll inscribed "THE PRAIRIE SENTINELS" in Blue letters.

Symbolism
Yellow is the color traditionally associated with Cavalry. The blue has been adapted from the Kansas State Flag. The spur rowel refers to the unit's designation and reflects the multifaceted mission and capabilities of Cavalry. The sheaf of wheat on the blue background alludes to the unit's home location in Kansas, often called the bread basket of the United States. The embattled division of the shield symbolizes defense and the purpose of a National Guard unit.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 24 June 1981.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Per bend embattled Azure and Or, in chief a sheaf of wheat of the like, and in base a mullet of eight points pierced Sable.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Kansas Army National Guard: On a wreath of the colors Or and Azure, a sunflower slipped Proper.

Motto

THE PRAIRIE SENTINELS.

Symbolism

Shield

Yellow is the color traditionally associated with Cavalry. The blue has been adapted from the Kansas State Flag. The spur rowel refers to the unit's designation and reflects the multifaceted mission and capabilities of Cavalry. The sheaf of wheat on the blue background alludes to the unit's home location in Kansas, often called the bread basket of the United States. The embattled division of the shield symbolizes defense and the purpose of a National Guard unit.

Crest

The crest is that of the Kansas Army National Guard.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 3 June 1981.





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