A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Argent, a saltire Azure, in chief a Taeguk of the last (Azure) and gray (the shoulder sleeve insignia of the 29th Division) and in base a four-leafed clover of the second (Azure) (the badge of the 3rd Division of the 2nd Corps, 1898). Attached above the shield from a wreath Argent and Azure a lion's head erased Or collared four fusils Gules. Attached below and to the sides of the shield a Gold scroll inscribed "IN OMNIA PARATUS" in Blue letters.
The shield is white, the old Infantry color. The blue saltire cross represents service in the Civil War, the blue four-leafed clover in the Spanish-American War and the blue and gray Taeguk in World War I. The motto is the motto of the old 3rd New Jersey Infantry and translates to "Prepared in All Things."
The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 114th Infantry Regiment on 29 may 1925. It was amended to correct the wording in the description of the shield on 11 June 1925. The insignia was amended to include the crest on 3 July 1961.