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Argonaut Army Cadet Summer Training Centre

Oromocto, New Brunswick
Approval of a Badge
March 1, 2001
Vol. IV, p. 174

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Gules a demi ancient Greek warrior proper, the whole encircled by an annulus Sable fimbriated and inscribed ARGONAUT ACSTC • CIÉCA ARGONAUT in letters Or;





The ancient Greek warrior refers to the name of Argonaut ACSTC, taken from the legend of Jason and his search for the Golden Fleece. The warriors on his ship, the Argo, were called Argonauts. The leadership of Jason and his perseverance in attaining his goal are appropriate qualities for the association of his legend with the Army Cadet Summer Training Centre.


Meaning "Excellence".


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

Original concept of the Unit, assisted by the Heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority

Debra MacGarvie

Suzzann Wright

Recipient Information

Military Institution