ShieldSanguine on a bend Argent a gutte de sang and a cross couped of the field.
CrestThat for the separate battalions and regiments of the Army Reserve: On a wreath of the colors Argent and Sanguine, the Lexington Minute Man Proper. The statue of the Minute Man, Captain John Parker (H.H. Kitson, sculptor), stands on the Common in Lexington, Massachusetts.
MottoVITAM DEFENDERE (Defend Life).
ShieldIn the maroon and white of the Medical Department, the functions of the battalion are allegorically represented by the white band representing the road to travel, on which is placed a drop of blood and the Medical cross, the universal symbol of healing.
CrestThe crest is that of the United States Army Reserve.
The coat of arms was approved on 9 February 1943. It was amended to correct the spelling of the motto on 10 April 1943.