ShieldPer fess Azure and Argent, upon a mound in base Vert a lion rampant passant counterchanged, eyed, langued and armed Gules.
CrestThat 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.
ShieldThe 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.
CrestThe crest is that of the North Carolina Army National Guard.
The coat of arms was approved on 4 February 1943. It was amended to change the blazon on 29 March 1953.