Heraldry and Insignia of the California National Guard
217th Antiaircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion
140th Antiaircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion
 
 
Distinctive Unit Insignia
 
Design Approved: Approved for the 140th Antiaircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion on 27 May 1953. After 1954, 217th Antiaircraft Artillery Weapons Battalion
 
Symbolism: Red is the color of Artillery. The projectile represents the antiaircaft nature of the organization and the lightning bolt is symbolic of its striking power.
 
Motto: AGITE PRIMO FIRMITER AGITE (Do it First, Do It Well)

 

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