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Heraldry and Insignia of the California State Military Forces
111th Armor Group
 
Dinstinctive Unit Insignia, 111th Armor Group
Distinctive Unit Insignia
 
Design Approved:17 September 1970
 
Symbolism: The unit's service as coast artillery is shown by the moound and the water, symbolic of Pacific service in World War II. Service in France in World War I is shown by the wavy blue lines and trees for the Meuse-Argonne campaign. The white rock, from the arms of St. Mihiel, stands for that campaign. The triangular rock with goad starts simulates the triangle on the Philippine presidential seal and denotes the Phillippine Presidential Unit Citation. The trees, suggested by the arms of San Diego, and the water designates the units home of California
 
Motto: TAILORED FOR VICTORY


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