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409 Tactical Fighter Squadron

Cold Lake, Alberta
Confirmation of the blazon of a Badge
November 20, 2008
Vol. V, p. 376

Badge of the 409 Tactical Fighter Squadron

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Blazon

Badge

Argent a cloak Sable its cord and lining Azure surmounted by a crossbow Or;

Motto

MEDIA NOX MERIDIES NOSTER;


Symbolism

Badge

The crossbow in front of a dark cloak indicates the unit’s original role as night fighter squadron.

Motto

Meaning “Midnight is our noon”.