Heraldry and Insignia of the California State Military Forces
149th Armor Regiment
149th Tank Battalion
Distinctive Unit Insignia
Design Approved: Approved initially for the 149th Tank Battalion 21 May 1953
Symbolism: The cactus symbolizes Mexican border service and the fleur-de-lis for service in Woeld War I, The carabao, a beast of burden, is common in the Philippines and represents World War II. The chain mail is symbolic of armor.
Motto: MEN AND STEEL