Heraldry and Insignia of the California State Military Forces
143rd Field Artillery Group
Distinctive Unit Insignia
Design Approved: 2 April 1969
Symbolism: The units four World War II campaign credits are comemorated in the following way:
a. The blue fleur-de-list denotes service in Northern France
b. The waves in the base represent to the waters of the Rhine and refer to the Rhineland Campaign
c. The split and uprooted tree represent Ardennes-Alsace
d. The mountain form represents the Central Europe campaign.
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Posted 11 August 2018