Reconnaissance Squadron Mechanized
Shield: Or, issuing
from base a pile gules. In dexter chief an eagle sable erased, eyes
argent, beaked of the second.
yellow of the shield is for the Cavalry. The red pile represents the tip
of a spear in recognition of the reconnaissance nature of the unit. It
also honors the contact of the unit with elements from the 2nd Armored
Division at Houffalize, Belgium to complete the entrapment of German
units, represented by the black eagle, during the Ardennes Campaign of
World War II.