63rd Armored Infantry Battalion
Shield: Per pale argent
and sable, a bridge of three arches, the center one broken, flanked by two
towers, counterchanged. On a canton embattled azure, a cross pattee of the
second (for the 17th Infantry), all within a bordure azure.
Crest: On a wreath of
the colors argent and sable, an eagle displayed, wings inverted, head to
sinister, on a thunderbolt or.
Description: The blue border denotes the unitís descent from the 55th Armored Infantry Regiment. That which is within the border is from the coat of arms of the 55th Armored Infantry Regiment, which had as its parent unit the 55th Infantry Regiment of World War I. See description of the 55th Armored Infantry Battalion for explanation.