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21 Aerospace Control and Warning Squadron

North Bay, Ontario
Approval of a Badge
May 15, 1989
Vol. I, p. 12

Badge of the 21 Aerospace Control and Warning Squadron

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Blazon

Badge

Argent a thistle of two heads slipped and leaved proper;

Motto

INTRUDER BEWARE;


Symbolism

Badge

The squadron was established to replace 21 Radar Squadron, which was originally situated in St. Margarets, New Brunswick. The thistle, the floral emblem of Scotland, represents St. Margaret, who was queen of Scotland. The prickles of the thistle symbolize the defensive role of the squadron.

Motto

Not applicable.