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Land Force Atlantic Area Training Centre

Oromocto, New Brunswick
Approval of a Badge
February 1, 2001
Vol. IV, p. 169

Badge of the Land Force Atlantic Area Training Centre

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Blazon

Badge

Vert four bars wavy abaised, overall an open book Argent bound Or surmounting two swords in saltire Argent hilts and pommels Or, the whole encircled by an annulus Sable fimbriated and inscribed ATLANTIC AREA TRAINING CENTRE • CENTRE D'INSTRUCTION DU SECTEUR ATLANTIQUE in letters Or;

Motto

SUSTENTANS MILITEM ATLANTICUM;


Symbolism

Badge

The open book represents training and the pursuit of knowledge. The crossed swords are a reference to the Land Force Command serving both regular and reserve forces, with the army connection reinforced with the use of green. The wavy white bars represent the sea and the maritime location of the area served. The four wavy green lines represent the four Atlantic provinces.

Motto

Meaning "Supporting the Atlantic soldier".