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  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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Air Cadet Summer Training Centre (Penhold)

Penhold, Alberta
Approval of a Badge
January 1, 2001
Vol. IV, p. 166

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Blazon

Badge

Azure a vol, in chief a maple leaf Or, overall in base a bovine skull caboshed Argent, all within an annulus Sable fimbriated and inscribed CADETS PENHOLD in letters Or;

Motto

OUR FUTURE IN YOUTH;


Symbolism

Badge

The badge combines an element from the badge of CFB Penhold, the skull, with wings representing flight and the maple leaf symbolizing leadership. The skull appears in the base of the badge for CFB Penhold in deference to the fact that the base is located on what was once a cattle range.

Motto

Not applicable


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on November 3, 2001, in Volume 135, page 4056 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept of the Unit, assisted by Charles Maier, Athabaska Herald, and the Heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority

Painter
Robert Grey

Calligrapher
Suzzann Wright


Recipient Information

Military Institution
Military