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  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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3 Area Support Group

Oromocto, New Brunswick
Approval of a Badge
August 15, 2008
Vol. V, p. 322

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Blazon

Motto

SUPPORT;

Badge

Vert a blockhouse in chief a moose’s head caboshed proper attired Argent;


Symbolism

Motto

Not applicable

Badge

The blockhouse is a distinctive historical military structure found within every province of Atlantic Canada. The moose and the green colour symbolize the forest and wildlife of the area in which CFB Gagetown, the headquarters of 3 Area Support Group, is located.


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on November 22, 2008, in Volume 142, page 2987 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Not applicable

Painter
Debra MacGarvie

Calligrapher
Shirley Mangione


Recipient Information

Military Institution
Military