ShieldOr, a tilting spear in bend Vert, between a horse’s head couped and a gauntlet of the like.
CrestThat for the regiments and separate battalions of the California Army National Guard: On a wreath of the colors Or and Vert, the setting sun behind a grizzly bear passant on a grassy field all Proper.
MottoBY ARMS AND COURAGE.
ShieldThe shield is in the colors for Armor. The horse’s head and lance symbolize Cavalry and medieval Armor respectively. The gauntlet symbolizes the shock action of Armor and its ability to deliver a decisive blow.
CrestThe crest is that of the California Army National Guard.
The coat of arms was originally approved for the 111th Armored Cavalry Regiment on 22 May 1952. It was redesignated for the 134th Tank Battalion on 2 December 1954. The insignia was rescinded on 16 June 1961.