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  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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19 Air Maintenance Squadron

Lazo, British Columbia
Approval of a Badge
March 1, 1999
Vol. III, p. 416

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Blazon

Badge

Per fess dancetty Argent and Sable the central peak truncated and charged with a representation of a glacier Argent in chief an eagle displayed in the West Coast style head to the sinister Sable Argent and Gules in base barry wavy Argent and Azure;

Motto

SUPERBIA ET EXCELLENTIA;


Symbolism

Badge

The eagle is rendered in the West Coast style by native artist Clifton Fred, thereby recalling 19 Air Maintenance Squadron’s location at Comox on Vancouver Island. The mountains, sea and Comox Glacier are represented in the design.

Motto

Meaning "Pride and excellence".


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 4, 2006, in Volume 140, page 429 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Not available

Painter

Calligrapher


Recipient Information

Military Institution
Military