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419 Tactical Fighter Training Squadron

Cold Lake, Alberta
Confirmation of the blazon of a Badge
March 15, 2011
Vol. VI, p. 38

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Blazon

Badge

Argent a moose charging proper;

Motto

MOOSA ASWAYITA;


Symbolism

Badge

The moose is a fierce fighter indigenous to Canada. It alludes to the squadron’s nickname.

Motto

This Cree phrase means “Beware of the moose”.


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on November 12, 2011, in Volume 145, page 3517 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Not available

Painter
Debra MacGarvie

Calligrapher
Shirley Mangione


Recipient Information

Military Institution
Military

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