ShieldPer pale Azure and Argent, a bar gemel wavy counterchanged over all in bend a morning star Or and in sinister chief a tetrahedron arraswise Gules.
CrestThat for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: On a wreath of the colors Argent and Azure, 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.
MottoDeath Before Defeat.
ShieldThe mace, or morning star, is taken from the arms of Colmar. The division of the shield, taken from the arms of Colmar, is in Infantry colors. The two wavy bars represent the Rhine and Danube Rivers. The tetrahedron, a concrete tank obstacle, is red to indicate an enemy installation, in this case the Siegfried line.
CrestThe crest is that of the United States Army Reserve.
The coat of arms was approved on 22 April 1953. It was rescinded on 30 September 1976.