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Insignia question: maple leaf over nametag?
« on: March 29, 2014, 09:45:54 »
Just came across this photo. Does anyone know the significance of the "maple leaf" looking badge over the nametag?

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Re: Insignia question: maple leaf over nametag?
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2014, 09:48:44 »
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Re: Insignia question: maple leaf over nametag?
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2014, 15:57:56 »
Okay, now what is the item underneath his CDS commendation?

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Re: Insignia question: maple leaf over nametag?
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2014, 16:01:51 »
Okay, now what is the item underneath his CDS commendation?

It signifies being Patrol Pathfinder qualified.
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Re: Insignia question: maple leaf over nametag?
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2014, 16:04:03 »
Edit:  what he said   ^

Okay, now what is the item underneath his CDS commendation?
Patrol pathfinder qualification badge -- a winged torch.

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Re: Insignia question: maple leaf over nametag?
« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2014, 16:06:59 »
So what's the maple leaf under the name tag.


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Re: Insignia question: maple leaf over nametag?
« Reply #6 on: March 31, 2014, 16:13:32 »
So what's the maple leaf under the name tag.


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Re: Insignia question: maple leaf over nametag?
« Reply #7 on: March 31, 2014, 16:14:10 »
So what's the maple leaf under the name tag.

The small maple leaf directly under the name tag is the War of 1812 pin; the larger maple leaf, lower down is the Land Force Command Badge.

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Re: Insignia question: maple leaf over nametag?
« Reply #8 on: March 31, 2014, 16:33:41 »
Just came across this photo. Does anyone know the significance of the "maple leaf" looking badge over the nametag?

Heck, that's the first time that I have ever seen that.  I learned something new today!    :nod:

But it's probably no different, than being on my ILQ Grad parade many years ago and the reviewing officer (Army BGen) looking me up and down, person left, person right and asking me "What kind of Command Badge are you wearing?"

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Re: Insignia question: maple leaf over nametag?
« Reply #9 on: March 31, 2014, 16:58:59 »
And, before anybody asks about any other details in the photo, the round brass things are buttons.

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Re: Insignia question: maple leaf over nametag?
« Reply #10 on: March 31, 2014, 17:10:20 »
And, before anybody asks about any other details in the photo, the round brass things are buttons.

Oh, I've heard of those new fangled contraptions.....

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Re: Insignia question: maple leaf over nametag?
« Reply #11 on: March 31, 2014, 17:15:18 »
oooh the cookie cutter! you still got yours, DAA? I think mine is in the bottom of a draw somewhere around here, did you get your membership in the Brotherhood of Underground Mushroomers too, good times!
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Re: Insignia question: maple leaf over nametag?
« Reply #12 on: March 31, 2014, 18:52:14 »
The small maple leaf directly under the name tag is the War of 1812 pin; the larger maple leaf, lower down is the Land Force Command Badge.

Thank you, I was aware of the LFC badge, had them back when I was a centurion.........the War of 1812 pin is a new one for me.



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