Heritage Structure | Chapter 6 – Badges and mottoes

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  1. Badges and mottoes identify military organizations and foster pride and esprit de corps necessary for operational effectiveness.
  2. This chapter discusses the various types of badges in use in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). It covers definitions, roles and responsibilities as well as current policies regarding entitlement, design, development, approval, ownership, use and reproduction of badges. Section 14 deals with mottoes.
  3. Details on the wearing of all types of badges and insignias on the uniform, such as national and organizational badges, flying and specialist badges, occupation badges, cap and collar badges are covered in A-DH-265-000/AG-001 Canadian Armed Forces Dress Instructions.

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