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401 Helicopter Operational Training Squadron

Ottawa, Ontario
Confirmation of the blazon of a Badge
November 20, 2008
Vol. V, p. 370

Badge of the 401 Helicopter Operational Training Squadron

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Blazon

Badge

Argent a mountain sheep’s head caboshed Sable accorné Or;

Motto

MORS CELERRIMA HOSTIBUS;


Symbolism

Badge

The mountain sheep, indigenous to many parts of Canada, is known for its great stamina and fighting power.

Motto

Meaning “The swiftest death for the enemy”.