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{{Infobox military unit
 
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|unit_name= 34th Field Artillery Regiment
 
|unit_name= 34th Field Artillery Regiment
|image=[[File:34FARegtCOA.jpg|125px]]
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|caption= Coat of arms
 
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|dates= 1918
 
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|branch= Army
 
|branch= Army
 
|type= [[Field artillery]]
 
|type= [[Field artillery]]
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|garrison=
 
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|garrison_label= Home station
 
|garrison_label= Home station
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|motto= WE SUPPORT
 
|motto= WE SUPPORT
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|identification_symbol=[[File:34 FA Rgt DUI.jpg|100px]]
 
|identification_symbol=[[File:34 FA Rgt DUI.jpg|100px]]
 
|identification_symbol_label=Distinctive unit insignia
 
|identification_symbol_label=Distinctive unit insignia
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{{Infobox US Field Artillery
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{{Infobox US field artillery
 
| previous = [[33rd Field Artillery Regiment (United States)|33rd Field Artillery]]
 
| previous = [[33rd Field Artillery Regiment (United States)|33rd Field Artillery]]
 
| next = [[35th Field Artillery Regiment (United States)|35th Field Artillery]]
 
| next = [[35th Field Artillery Regiment (United States)|35th Field Artillery]]
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==History==
 
==History==
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==Lineage==
 
==Lineage==
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==Distinctive unit insignia==
 
==Distinctive unit insignia==
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On a wreath of the colors Or and Gules between the horns of a crescent of the second fimbriated of the first a torch in pale Sable inflamed Proper, overall an estoile of seven rays of the first.
 
On a wreath of the colors Or and Gules between the horns of a crescent of the second fimbriated of the first a torch in pale Sable inflamed Proper, overall an estoile of seven rays of the first.
 
Motto
 
Motto
WE SUPPORT.
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WE SUPPORT.
 
 
*Symbolism
 
*Symbolism
 
*Shield
 
*Shield
 
The red shield and its charges indicate the character of the Regiment.
 
The red shield and its charges indicate the character of the Regiment.
 
*Crest
 
*Crest
The flaming torch alludes to the unit’s participation in Operation Torch in North Africa during World War II. The crescent, adapted from the flag of Tunisia, alludes to the unit’s completion in four days of a 777 mile motor march over the mountainous terrain of that country and the seven pointed star denotes the unit’s participation in seven campaigns in Europe and Africa.
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The flaming torch alludes to the unit's participation in Operation Torch in North Africa during World War II. The crescent, adapted from the flag of Tunisia, alludes to the unit's completion in four days of a 777-mile motor march over the mountainous terrain of that country and the seven pointed star denotes the unit's participation in seven campaigns in Europe and Africa.
 
 
*Background
 
*Background
 
The coat or arms was originally approved for the 34th Field Artillery Regiment on 16 June 1938. It was redesignated for the 34th Field Artillery Battalion on 21 December 1940. It was redesignated for the 34th Artillery Regiment on 4 September 1958. It was amended to add a crest on 1 July 1965. It was redesignated for the 34th Field Artillery Regiment on 10 December 1971. The insignia was amended to correct the terminology in the symbolism on 27 June 1989.
 
The coat or arms was originally approved for the 34th Field Artillery Regiment on 16 June 1938. It was redesignated for the 34th Field Artillery Battalion on 21 December 1940. It was redesignated for the 34th Artillery Regiment on 4 September 1958. It was amended to add a crest on 1 July 1965. It was redesignated for the 34th Field Artillery Regiment on 10 December 1971. The insignia was amended to correct the terminology in the symbolism on 27 June 1989.
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==References==
 
==References==
{{AIOH| url = http://www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil/Heraldry/ArmyDUISSICOA/ArmyHeraldryUnit.aspx?u=3437| article = 34th Field Artillery Regiment }}
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{{AIOH| url = http://www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil/Heraldry/ArmyDUISSICOA/ArmyHeraldryUnit.aspx?u=3437| article = 34th Field Artillery Regiment}}
 
{{Reflist}}
 
{{Reflist}}
   
 
==External links==
 
* http://www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil/Heraldry/ArmyDUISSICOA/ArmyHeraldryUnit.aspx?u=3437
 
* http://www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil/Heraldry/ArmyDUISSICOA/ArmyHeraldryUnit.aspx?u=3437
 
* http://www.history.army.mil/html/forcestruc/lineages/branches/fa/default.htm
   
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{{Wikipedia|34th Field Artillery Regiment (United States)}}
==External links==
 
* http://www.history.army.mil/html/forcestruc/lineages/branches/fa/default.htm
 
   
 
[[Category:Field artillery regiments of the United States Army|034]]
 
[[Category:Field artillery regiments of the United States Army|034]]

Latest revision as of 17:30, 14 December 2019

34th Field Artillery Regiment
34FARegtCOA.jpg
Coat of arms
Active 1918
Country United States
Branch Army
Type Field artillery
Motto(s) WE SUPPORT
Insignia
Distinctive unit insignia 34 FA Rgt DUI.jpg

The 34th Field Artillery Regiment is a field artillery regiment of the United States Army.

History[]

Lineage[]

Distinctive unit insignia[]

  • Description

A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall, consisting of a shield blazoned: Gules, in front of a truck wheel Or a 155 mm howitzer projectile of the first, that part on the field fimbriated of the second. Attached below the shield, a Gold scroll doubled back and inscribed “WE SUPPORT” in Red letters.

  • Symbolism

The red shield and its charges indicate the character of the Regiment.

  • Background

The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 34th Field Artillery Regiment on 16 June 1938. It was redesignated for the 34th Field Artillery Battalion on 21 December 1940. It was redesignated for the 34th Artillery Regiment on 4 September 1958. It was redesignated for the 34th Field Artillery Regiment on 10 December 1971. The insignia was revised to update the description on 27 June 1989.

Coat of arms[]

  • Blazon
  • Shield

Gules, in front of a truck wheel Or a 155 mm howitzer projectile of the first, that part on the field fimbriated of the second.

  • Crest

On a wreath of the colors Or and Gules between the horns of a crescent of the second fimbriated of the first a torch in pale Sable inflamed Proper, overall an estoile of seven rays of the first. Motto WE SUPPORT.

  • Symbolism
  • Shield

The red shield and its charges indicate the character of the Regiment.

  • Crest

The flaming torch alludes to the unit's participation in Operation Torch in North Africa during World War II. The crescent, adapted from the flag of Tunisia, alludes to the unit's completion in four days of a 777-mile motor march over the mountainous terrain of that country and the seven pointed star denotes the unit's participation in seven campaigns in Europe and Africa.

  • Background

The coat or arms was originally approved for the 34th Field Artillery Regiment on 16 June 1938. It was redesignated for the 34th Field Artillery Battalion on 21 December 1940. It was redesignated for the 34th Artillery Regiment on 4 September 1958. It was amended to add a crest on 1 July 1965. It was redesignated for the 34th Field Artillery Regiment on 10 December 1971. The insignia was amended to correct the terminology in the symbolism on 27 June 1989.

Current configuration[]

  • 1st Battalion 34th Field Artillery Regiment (United States)
  • 2nd Battalion 34th Field Artillery Regiment (United States)
  • 3rd Battalion 34th Field Artillery Regiment (United States)
  • 4th Battalion 34th Field Artillery Regiment (United States)
  • 5th Battalion 34th Field Artillery Regiment (United States)
  • 6th Battalion 34th Field Artillery Regiment (United States)

See also[]

References[]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Army Institute of Heraldry document "34th Field Artillery Regiment".

External links[]

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