Heraldry and Insignia of the California State Military Forces
149th Armor Regiment
149th Tank Battalion
 
Distinctive Unit Insignia
 
Design Approved: Approved initially for the 149th Tank Battalion 21 May 1953
 
Symbolism: The cactus symbolizes Mexican border service and the fleur-de-lis for service in Woeld War I, The carabao, a beast of burden, is common in the Philippines and represents World War II. The chain mail is symbolic of armor.
 
Motto: MEN AND STEEL
 
Coat of Arms
 
Blazon:
Symbolism: The cactus symbolizes Mexican border service and the fleur-de-lis for service in Woeld War I, The carabao, a beast of burden, is common in the Philippines and represents World War II. The chain mail is symbolic of armor.
 
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Posted 11 August 2018