145TH CAVALRY REGIMENT
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Distinctive Unit Insignia

Distinctive Unit Insignia

Description
A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Or, a saber bendwise Sable, overall four pheons crosswise of the like issuing from a taeguk Proper. Attached below the shield a Black scroll inscribed ďKEEN SABERĒ in Gold letters.

Symbolism
The unsheathed and upright saber highlights the motto and symbolizes combat readiness. Yellow (gold) is the color traditionally used by Cavalry units. The arrowheads commemorate the unitís four assault landings during World War II, while the taeguk represents service in Korea. The arrowheads reflect the four points of the compass, underscoring the unitís ability to operate worldwide.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 12 July 1996.




Coat of Arms

Coat of Arms

Blazon

Shield

Or, a saber bendwise Sable, overall four pheons crosswise of the like issuing from a taeguk Proper.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Oklahoma Army National Guard: From a wreath Or and Sable, an Indianís head with war bonnet all Proper.

Motto

KEEN SABER.

Symbolism

Shield

The unsheathed and upright saber highlights the motto and symbolizes combat readiness. Yellow is the color traditionally used by Cavalry units. The arrowheads commemorate the unitís four assault landings during World War II, while the taeguk represents service in Korea. The arrowheads reflect the four points of the compass, underscoring the unitís ability to operate worldwide.

Crest

The crest is that of the Oklahoma Army National Guard.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 12 July 1996.





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