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5th Canadian Division Training Centre

Oromocto, New Brunswick
Approval of a Badge
June 15, 2017
Vol. VI, p. 734

Badge of the 5th Canadian Division Training Centre

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Blazon

Badge

Murrey four bars wavy abaised, overall an open book Argent bound Or surmounting two swords in saltire Argent hilts and pommels Or;

Motto

SUSTENTANS MILITEM ATLANTICUM;


Symbolism

Badge

The open book represents training and the pursuit of knowledge. The crossed swords are taken from the badge of the Canadian Army. The wavy white bars represent the sea and the maritime location of the Centre. The four bars represent the Atlantic provinces. Dark red is the colour of the 5th Canadian Division.

Motto

This Latin phrase means “Supporting the Atlantic soldier”.