Armor School, US Army
|Heraldry of the World |
|US heraldry portal|
Civic heraldry of the United States
ARMOR SCHOOL, US ARMY
Shield: A silver color metal and enamel device 1 7/32 inches (3.10cm) in height overall consisting of a shield Vert semi of escutcheons and javelins alternating Argent. Behind the shield two silver torches enflamed Proper; below the shield and entwined with the torches a white scroll edged in green bearing the motto "FORGE THE THUNDERBOLT" in black.
The escutcheons and javelins are symbolic of defensive and offensive armor. The torches represent learning and leadership. Approved 20 December 1948