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Timothy Wayne Brooks


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

Arms: Per bend wavy sinister Azure and Gules a winged sword point upward between in chief two mullets Argent.
Crest: An American Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) close grasping in its dexter talon a rock, all proper.
Mantling: Azure doubled Argent
Motto: Firmior Quo Paratior (The more prepared, the stronger)

Rationale

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."

Note

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.

Registered by

Michael R.S. Smith

Categories

Personal, Original, US, B

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