A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of three gold swords, hilts to base, one vertical between two crossed saltirewise, extending over the top and sides of a green equilateral triangle point up and base concavely arched, and extending from the horizontal arms of a gold star at the apex above the sword a series of blue truncated pyramids with tops outward and forming a border on the left and right terminating at the sides of a gold scroll curved across the base inscribed "SERVING" all above a longer parallel gold scroll inscribed "THOSE WHO SERVE" in green letters.
The organization served as Infantry in World War II. Blue, the color for Infantry is also the color of the Presidential Unit Citation streamer awarded the unit for action in penetrating the Siegfried Line, symbolized by the truncated pyramids simulating tank obstacles ("Dragon's Teeth"). The gold swords over the truncated pyramids denote the French and Belgian awards. The five points of the star allude to the unit's participation in five campaigns, World War II. The colors green and yellow (gold) are used for the Military Police Corps.
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 29 January 1971.