108th Armored Cavalry Regiment, A-1-465

108th Armored Cavalry Regiment, A-1-465

Description
On a green shield with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) yellow border 2 9/16 inches (6.51 cm) in height and 2 1/8 inch (5.40 cm) in width overall, a white dragon with red claws, eye and tongue issuing from lower right base and grasping in right paw a yellow trident.
Symbolism
The white dragon and green shield were suggested by the obsolete coat of arms of the organization, the dragon a most valiant creature symbolizing courageous spirit and striking power. A trident appears in the crest of the Mississippi Army National Guard and refers to the Mississippi River. Yellow and green are the colors used for Armored Cavalry.
Background The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 21 August 1967.

(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-465)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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