203D REGIMENT
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/4 inches (3.18 cm) in height overall blazoned: On a lozenge shaped shield divided per fess Azure and Gules, a fess crested Or, a cross patonce of the last over two spears per saltire Argent (Silver Gray) surmounting the cross a Latte Stone of the like. Attached below a Red scroll turned Blue inscribed with the motto "PREPARA GI PAS PARA I GERA" in Gold letters.

Symbolism
The blue, yellow and red are the colors of the Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC). The regiment's primary federal mission is to conduct courses approved and accredited by TRADOC. Blue is representative of constancy, loyalty and truth; all attributes of those who serve in the regiment. Yellow represents honor and wisdom, while red signifies courage, strength and valor. The cross patonce represents the period of Spanish influence, led by Spanish Missionaries. That era influenced much of the culture, values and heritage as we know it today, and are in keeping with the seven Army values that the regiment instills in every Soldier trained. The spears represent the weapons of their ancestors and the warrior spirit. The Latte Stone at the center of the shield was the foundation of the ancestors' ancient houses and represent the strong foundation in the training the soldiers receive. The fess crested signifies how the ocean affects the island culture. The motto translates to "Prepare In Peace For War."

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 31 October 2012.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Per fess Azure and Gules a fess crested Or, a cross patonce of the last, over two spears per saltire Argent (Silver Gray) surmounting the cross a Latte Stone of the like.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Guam Army National Guard: From a wreath Or and Azure, a demi-sun of the first bearing a stylized shield Gules, charged with a triton shell Proper, all superimposed by a triple-arched gateway of the Spanish period, also Proper.

Motto

Prepåra Gi Pas Para I Gera (Prepare in Peace for War).

Symbolism

Shield

The blue, yellow and red are the colors of the Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC). The regiment's primary federal mission is to conduct courses approved and accredited by TRADOC. Blue is representative of constancy, loyalty and truth; all attributes of those who serve in the regiment. Yellow represents honor and wisdom, while red signifies courage, strength and valor. The cross patonce represents the period of Spanish influence, led by Spanish Missionaries. That era influenced much of the culture, values and heritage as we know it today, and are in keeping with the seven Army values that the regiment instills in every Soldier trained. The spears represent the weapons of their ancestors and the warrior spirit. The Latte Stone at the center of the shield was the foundation of the ancestors' ancient houses and represent the strong foundation in the training the Soldiers receive. The fess crested signifies how the ocean affects the island culture.

Crest

The crest is that of the Guam Army National Guard.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 31 October 2012.





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