8th Cavalry Distinctive Unit Insignia Crest "HONOR AND COURAGE" Set

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8th Infantry Distinctive Unit Insignia Crest.  This insignia is sold as a pair.

  • Sold as a pair
  • Made in the USA
  • High quality with pin back 
  • Manufactured in accordance with Government specifications

Quick Overview

8th Cavalry Distinctive Unit Insignia. Full size unit crest for Class A, Dress Blue, and ASU uniforms.  

The 8th Cavalry DUI was approved on 10 January 1927. It was amended 40 years later on 10 January 1967, to correct the description.

Description: A demi-horse issuant rampant Argent from a band fessways Or charged with eight mullets Azure pierced of the second, surmounting a ribbon scroll Sable with the regimental motto "HONOR AND COURAGE" of the second.

Symbolism: The eight mullets show the regimental number and Cavalry tradition ascribing the origin of the pierced mullet to the rowel of a spur. This is further indicated by the horse.