Heraldry and Insignia of the California
40th Armored Brigade
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.