119TH INFANTRY REGIMENT
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Silver color and metal enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Per fess Azure and Argent, upon a mound in base Vert a lion rampant passant counterchanged, eyed, langued and armed Gules. Attached below and to the sides of the shield is a Silver scroll turned Blue inscribed "UNDAUNTED" in Blue letters.

Symbolism
The blue is the color of the Infantry. The functions of the organization are allegorically implied by the ferocious lion, heraldically being the lively image of a good soldier who must be valiant of courage, strong of body and a foe to fear. The motto alludes to the symbolism of the shield and is expressive of the characteristics of the personnel.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 4 February 1943. It was amended to change the description on 29 March 1953.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Per fess Azure and Argent, upon a mound in base Vert a lion rampant passant counterchanged, eyed, langued and armed Gules.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the North Carolina Army National Guard: On a wreath of the colors Argent and Azure, a hornet's nest hanging from a bough beset with 13 hornets all Proper.

Motto

UNDAUNTED.

Symbolism

Shield

The blue is the color of the Infantry. The functions of the organization are allegorically implied by the ferocious lion, heraldically being the lively image of a good soldier who must be valiant of courage, strong of body and a foe to fear.

Crest

The crest is that of the North Carolina Army National Guard.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 4 February 1943. It was amended to change the blazon on 29 March 1953.





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