ShieldOr, a chevron ermine above an inside gauntlet Sable.
CrestThat for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: On a wreath of the colors Or and Sable, the Lexington Minute Man Proper. The statue of the Minute Man, Captain John Parker (H.H. Kitson, sculptor), stands in the Common in Lexington, Massachusetts.
MottoLEAD ME FORWARD.
ShieldThe Regiment is located entirely in the State of Michigan and local history was considered in the design, centralizing in the character of General Anthony Wayne, the first American to distinguish himself in those parts. Consequently, the ermine chevron and the inside gauntlet, which were charges on his shield have been incorporated. Yellow, the color of the field, has been selected to represent Cavalry, as well as to conform artistically with the shoulder patch adopted for the 65th Cavalry Division of which the Regiment is a part. It will be remembered that the English surrendered the fort at Detroit to General Wayne after his victory over the Indians at Fallen Timbers in 1793, and thus the entire Great Lakes region was secured to the United States. The words “Lead Me Forward” uttered by Wayne when he was wounded at the capture of Stony Point are considered as appropriate for the motto.
CrestThe crest is that of the United States Army Reserve.
The coat of arms was approved on 9 June 1924. It was rescinded on 17 February 1959.