35th Field Artillery Regiment

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35th Field Artillery Regiment
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Coat of arms
Country  United States
Branch Army
Type Field artillery
Motto En Avant Toujours (Forward Always)
Branch color Scarlet
Insignia
Distinctive unit insignia 35 FA Rgt DUI.jpg
U.S. Field Artillery Regiments
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The 35th Field Artillery Regiment is a field artillery regiment of the United States Army.

History[edit]

Lineage[edit]

Distinctive unit insignia[edit]

  • Description

A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of the shield and crest of the coat of arms.

  • Symbolism

The shield is red with a diagonal band in gold, representative of Field Artillery and honorable service. The crest denotes courage and willingness to defend the country.

  • Background

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 35th Field Artillery Regiment on 1 April 1933. It was redesignated for the 517th Field Artillery Battalion on 15 August 1949. It was redesignated for the 35th Artillery Regiment on 4 November 1958. It was redesignated for the 35th Field Artillery Regiment on 1 September 1971.

Coat of arms[edit]

  • Blazon
  • Shield

Gules, a bend Or.

  • Crest

On a wreath of the colors Or and Gules, a demi-lion rampant Or. Motto EN AVANT TOUJOURS (Forward Always).

    • Symbolism
  • Shield

The shield is red with a diagonal band in gold, representative of Field Artillery and honorable service.

  • Crest

The crest denotes courage and willingness to defend the country.

  • Background

The coat of arms was originally approved for the 35th Field Artillery Regiment on 24 September 1932. It was amended to correct the motto on 29 September 1932. It was redesignated for the 517th Field Artillery Battalion on 15 August 1949. It was redesignated for the 35th Artillery Regiment on 4 November 1958. It was redesignated for the 35th Field Artillery Regiment on 1 September 1971.

Current configuration[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Army Institute of Heraldry document "35th Field Artillery Regiment".

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