Heraldry and Insignia of the California National Guard
40th Armored Brigade
Distinctive Unit Insignia
Design Approved: 2 February 1970
Symbolism: The bolo knives symbolize service in the Phillipines where the brigade received a Philippine Presidential Uinit Citation. The Paekche Pagoda, a famous Korean Building, represents service in Korea for which the brigade was awarded the Republic of Korea Presidentia Unit Citation.
Motto: ARMIPOTENT (Mighty in Arms)
Shoulder Sleeve Insignia
Organizational Flag
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Updated 8 February 2016