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1st Field Artillery Regiment
1FARegtCOA.jpg
Coat of arms
Active 1907
Country United States
Branch Army
Type Field artillery
Motto(s) Primus aut Nullus (First or Not at All)
Branch color Scarlet
Insignia
Distinctive unit insignia 1 Field Artillery Regiment DUI.png


The 1st Field Artillery Regiment is a Field Artillery regiment of the United States Army first formed in 1907.

History[]

The 1st Field Artillery Regiment was first activated in 1907 from numbered companies of artillery. It was first organized with 2 battalions at Fort Riley, Kansas.

Distinctive unit insignia[]

  • Description

A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/4 inches (3.18 cm) in height consisting of the shield, crest and motto of the coat of arms.

  • Background

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 1st Field Artillery Regiment on 27 November 1923. It was re-designated for the 1st Field Artillery Battalion on 8 March 1951. It was cancelled on 21 April 1959. It was restored and authorized for the 1st Field Artillery Regiment on 1 September 1971. The insignia was amended to correct the description on 16 February 1979.

Coat of Arms[]

  • Blazon
    • Shield: Gules, a stand of grape Proper.
    • Crest: On a wreath of the colors Or and Gules, a masonry tower Proper charged with a maple leaf Vert.
  • Background: The coat of arms was originally approved for the 1st Field Artillery Regiment on 16 February 1921. It was redesignated for the 1st Field Artillery Battalion on 8 March 1951. It was cancelled on 21 April 1959. It was restored and authorized for the 1st Field Artillery Regiment on 1 September 1971.

Current configuration[]

  • 1st Battalion 1st Field Artillery Regiment
  • 2nd Battalion 1st Field Artillery Regiment
  • 3rd Battalion 1st Field Artillery Regiment
  • 4th Battalion 1st Field Artillery Regiment [1]
  • 5th Battalion 1st Field Artillery Regiment

See also[]

References[]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Army Institute of Heraldry document "1st Field Artillery Regiment".

External links[]

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