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ABOUT THE COAST GUARD RESERVE

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COAST GUARD RESERVE CREST & SHIELD
Coast Guard Reserve Crest and Shield

The crossed anchors supporting the shield are adapted from the United States Coast Guard’s symbol.  The colors dark blue, scarlet, and white are traditional colors of the organization while gold is emblematic of achievement and excellence.  

The sword symbolizes defense & the organizations’ military heritage.  The motto PROFESSIONALISM, PATRIOTISM, PREPAREDNESS embodies the Coast Guard Reserve’s national security mission.  The round shape of the motto scroll alludes to a life preserver and represents the Coast Guard Reserve’s peacetime mission to help others.