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16 Wing

Borden, Ontario
Approval of a Badge
September 1, 1997
Vol. III, p. 392

Badge of 16 Wing

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Blazon

Badge

Four eaglets Or;

Motto

DISCERE · PERFICERE · EXCELLERE;


Symbolism

Badge

16 Wing perpetuates the historic badge of RCAF Station Camp Borden. This consists of four eaglets representing the various stages in the birth and evolution of military aviation in Canada: from the Royal Flying Corps to the Canadian Air Force, the Royal Canadian Air Force, up to the present day Air Command of the Canadian Armed Forces. All of these have served at Camp Borden.

Motto

Meaning "To learn, to perfect, to excel".