519TH INFANTRY REGIMENT
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Distinctive Unit Insignia

Distinctive Unit Insignia

Description
A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Per pale Argent and Azure, two spotted eagles (Etowah Indian design) aspectant Gules and Argent garnished of the field. Attached below the shield a Silver scroll inscribed “FORWARD” in Blue letters.

Symbolism
The colors blue and white are for Infantry. The spotted eagle was a symbol used by the Indians in the organization’s home area; red was used to signify war and white for peace.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 15 June 1954. It was rescinded on 30 January 1962.




Coat of Arms

Coat Of Arms

Blazon

Shield

Per pale Argent and Azure, two spotted eagles (Etowah Indian design) aspectant Gules and Argent garnished of the field.

Crest

That 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.

Motto

FORWARD.

Symbolism

Shield

The colors blue and white are for Infantry. The spotted eagle was a symbol used by the Indians in the organization’s home area; red was used to signify war and white for peace.

Crest

The crest is that of the United States Army Reserve.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 15 June 1954. It was rescinded on 30 January 1962.





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