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Approval of a Badge
September 1, 1995
Vol. III, p. 369
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IN UTRUMQUE PARATUS;
Argent a griffin segreant Azure armed langued and beaked Gules;
Meaning “Ready for all situations”.
The griffin, half eagle, half lion, symbolizes the Wing's provision of air support to land forces. The eagle's eyes and wings are representative of the Wing's keen vision and power of flight, while the lion's body portrays its courage and strength. The colours blue and red indicate the air force and army elements of the Wing's role.
Canada Gazette Information
The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 4, 2006, in Volume 140, page 428 of the Canada Gazette.