490th Armored Field Artillery Battalion

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490th Armored Field Artillery Battalion

Shield: Per pale or and gules, a chevron between three shells, points to chief, all counterchanged.

Crest: None.

Motto: Fama Perennis exit (The fame will be everlasting).

Description: In the scarlet and gold of the Field artillery Arms, the chevron  symbolizes the wedge formed by the fire of the organization and the three high-explosive shells are representative of the Field Artillery

The motto: “Fama Perennis exit” (The fame will be everlasting) expresses the determination of the personnel in the performance of their assigned duties.