ShieldPer bend Gules and Or a Kris and a Hari Kiri knife bendwise counterchanged.
CrestThat for the regiments and separate battalions of the Ohio Army National Guard: On a wreath of the colors Or and Gules, a sheaf of seventeen arrows Argent bound by a sprig of buckeye (Aesculus glabra) fructed Proper (two leaves with bursting burr).
MottoVALENS ET VOLENS (Able and Willing).
ShieldThe colors red and yellow are used for Artillery. The Kris is used by the natives in the Philippines and represents service there. The Hari Kiri knife, a ceremonial knife used by the Japanese in the Ryukyus symbolizes service in that area.
CrestThe crest is that of the Ohio Army National Guard.
The coat of arms was originally approved for the 179th Antiaircraft Artillery Gun Battalion on 19 June 1952. It was redesignated for the 179th Antiaircraft Artillery Battalion on 14 November 1956. The insignia was redesignated for the 137th Artillery Regiment on 6 January 1961.