Registration number 20150201A
This certifies that the heraldic arms of Timothy Wayne Brooks are registered as an original design and described by the blazon below
Shield: The bearer served with 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry, 173rd Airborne during the conflict in Vietnam. The sinister bend in Azure and Gules is a direct nod to the division's distinct beret flash and the wavy signifies the bearer hailing from Northern Kentucky where the Ohio River is a major landmark.
The winged sword represent the bearers time serving in the Airborne while the two stars represent his two sons.
Crest: The American Eagle is meant to display the bearers patriotism to the United States and the rock represents the name given to the bearers unit, "The Rock."
Guidon (Banner): The bearer has adopted a swallowtail guidon bearing a 20-inch hoist by a 27-inchfly, the swallow-tail end forked l0 inches, instead of a traditional banner.The blazon is that of arms.
The finial is a spearhead and adorned with a Vietnam Campaign Streamer as prescribed by Army Regulation 840-10 and The Institute of Heraldry.
Michael R.S. Smith