321ST CAVALRY REGIMENT
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Distinctive Unit Insignia

Distinctive Unit Insignia

Description
A grizzly bear standing rampant and holding in his forepaws a garland of oak leaves and acorns tied with a red ribbon all Proper on a ribbon scroll bearing the motto, “TIENS TA FOI.”

Symbolism
Yellow is for Cavalry. The bear is from the seal of Missouri and the wreath from the crest of Arkansas, the territory to which the Regiment is allocated.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 8 January 1925.




Coat of Arms

Coat of Arms

Blazon

Shield

Or a grizzly bear standing rampant and holding in his forepaws a garland of oak leaves and acorns tied with a red ribbon all Proper.

Crest

That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: On a wreath of the colors Or and Brown, 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

TIENS TA FOI (Hold Thy Faith).

Symbolism

Shield

The shield is yellow for Cavalry. The bear is from the seal of Missouri and the wreath from the crest of Arkansas, the territory to which the Regiment is allocated.

Crest

The crest is that of the United States Army Reserve.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 10 November 1924.





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