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412 Transport Squadron

Ottawa, Ontario
Confirmation of the blazon of a Badge
March 15, 2011
Vol. VI, p. 35

Badge of the 412 Transport Squadron

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Blazon

Badge

Argent a falcon stooping proper;

Motto

PROMPTUS AD VINDICTAM;


Symbolism

Badge

The falcon is indigenous to Canada. Known for its skill and aggressiveness in dealing with enemies, it has long been used for hunting.

Motto

This Latin phrase means “ Swift to take revenge”.