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417 Combat Support Squadron

Cold Lake, Alberta
Confirmation of the blazon of a Badge
March 15, 2011
Vol. VI, p. 37

Badge of the 417 Combat Support Squadron

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Blazon

Badge

Argent a sword Azure in bend and a fasces Gules in bend sinister surmounting a palm tree Or;

Motto

SUPPORTING LIBERTY AND JUSTICE;


Symbolism

Badge

The palm symbolizes the desert and the fact that this squadron fought with the Eighth Army in North Africa during the Second World War. The sword represents air support to the army, and the fasces commemorate the fighting in Italy.

Motto

Not applicable