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417 Combat Support Squadron
Cold Lake, Alberta
Confirmation of the blazon of a Badge
March 15, 2011
Vol. VI, p. 37
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Argent a sword Azure in bend and a fasces Gules in bend sinister surmounting a palm tree Or;
SUPPORTING LIBERTY AND JUSTICE;
The palm symbolizes the desert and the fact that this squadron fought with the Eighth Army in North Africa during the Second World War. The sword represents air support to the army, and the fasces commemorate the fighting in Italy.