Insignia of the California National Guard
1946 Unapproved DUI
Design Approved: 22 August 1951
Symbolism: The colors blue and white (silver)
are for infantry. Decent from the 185th Infantry Regiment is shown by the use of the same basic design of
the shield of that organization's coat of arms in reversed colors
with the caraboa head added to symbolize service in the Philippine
Islands during World War II.