245TH ARMOR REGIMENT
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
The insignia is the shield, crest and motto of the coat of arms.

Symbolism
The yellow background of the shield indicates the Armor branch of service. The bend represents a military scarf?a mark of honor?and bears seven fleurs-de-lis to indicate the battle honors awarded the 645th Tank Destroyer Battalion in World War II (predecessor of this organization). Black and golden orange were the colors of the Tank Destroyer units.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 245th Tank Battalion on 20 March 1952. It was redesignated for the 245th Armor Regiment on 18 October 1960.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Or, on a bend Sable seven fleurs-de-lis palewise of the field.

Crest

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

Motto

ROLLING THUNDER.

Symbolism

Shield

The yellow background of the shield indicates the Armor branch of service. The bend represents a military scarf?a mark of honor?and bears seven fleurs-de-lis to indicate the battle honors awarded the 645th Tank Destroyer Battalion in World War II (predecessor of this organization). Black and golden orange were the colors of the Tank Destroyer units.

Crest

The crest is that of the Oklahoma Army National Guard.

Background
The coat of arms was originally approved for the 245th Tank Battalion on 20 March 1952. It was redesignated for the 245th Armor Regiment on 18 October 1960.





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