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Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 16-07-19, 03:20 PM
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Posted By ddaydodger
How about officer's collars for the Canadian...

How about officer's collars for the Canadian Airborne Regiment, c1968-1995. Clutch pins were standard at that time.
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 26-06-19, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By ddaydodger
That is the late 90s badge I was referring to....

That is the late 90s badge I was referring to. They were short lived and an abomination. There are silver and gilt badges for the 1949 badge as well as the previous one, with the sun burst. Those are...
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 26-06-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By ddaydodger
Darkened badges for the King's Own Calgary...

Darkened badges for the King's Own Calgary Regiment are not common, I have never seen one. There was a period in the 1990s/2000s when the regiment ordered bronzed badges for the officers, an RCD...
Forum: Air Force (RCAF and CAF) 23-05-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By ddaydodger
The wire embroidered badge is an officer's...

The wire embroidered badge is an officer's private purchase badge. Used from about 1974 to current. The cloth badge was introduced about 1985 and is used by NCMs on the wedge or beret. The green...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 04-02-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,607
Posted By ddaydodger
Officer? Are you sure? No tie, closed collar,...

Officer? Are you sure? No tie, closed collar, more typical of an OR. And there looks like no pips or crowns. Is there a name to this picture?
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 13-12-18, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,077
Posted By ddaydodger
Because we all know that when we Google...

Because we all know that when we Google something, the 100% correct answer appears 100% of the time. Google is NEVER wrong.
Forum: General Topics 06-11-18, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By ddaydodger
I wonder where it came from?

I wonder where it came from?
Forum: Cavalry and Armoured Units 06-11-18, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By ddaydodger
The Royal Canadian Armoured Corps was authorized...

The Royal Canadian Armoured Corps was authorized a forage cap with scarlet band for use in patrol dress. The cap badges are suppose to be the same size, for both officers and men, for all orders of...
Forum: General Topics 06-11-18, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By ddaydodger
Nice picture.

Nice picture.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-10-18, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 260
Posted By ddaydodger
I am starting to think that the red backed badge...

I am starting to think that the red backed badge is early for scarlet mess dress, so maybe full dress? It was more common to see full dress scarlet than scarlet mess dress during the unification...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-10-18, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 260
Posted By ddaydodger
The green is for the CF tunic, from the era when...

The green is for the CF tunic, from the era when all services wore the same green uniform. The red for mess dress, it is possible for someone qualified to re-muster into an army trade and retain...
Forum: Corps, Branches and the Royal Canadian Artillery 15-08-18, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,591
Posted By ddaydodger
There are both silver snake and gold snake cloth...

There are both silver snake and gold snake cloth versions available in the CAF system. Both mylar (j-metallic). Both pictures from the current CAF badge catalogue....
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 23-05-18, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By ddaydodger
"How sure are you that the badge in the OP is...

"How sure are you that the badge in the OP is actually a full dress cloth collar badge for The Canadian Guards? It seems like the cloth is strangely cut to fit on the collar. I don't mean to doubt...
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 22-05-18, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By ddaydodger
Embroidered badges were worn in full dress by The...

Embroidered badges were worn in full dress by The Canadian Guards, white thread for Jr Ranks, wire embroidered for Snr NCOs and officers. Metal collar badges on patrol dress, and no collar badges for...
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 03-05-18, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By ddaydodger
Collar badge The Canadian Guards.

Collar badge The Canadian Guards.
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 10-04-18, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By ddaydodger
Perfectly good. The centre badge is FMC- Force...

Perfectly good. The centre badge is FMC- Force Mobile Command adopted about 1964 during the integration period of the CF. Regimental title and Cpls rank. Worn normally with bush dress, but also in...
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 09-04-18, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,077
Posted By ddaydodger
Earlier ones have a date for the year of the...

Earlier ones have a date for the year of the award, bottom center. Not all units wore them, they were almost unheard of out west.
Forum: Formation and Tasking Signs 23-10-17, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,965
Posted By ddaydodger
The Americans no longer use a cloth badge, only...

The Americans no longer use a cloth badge, only the metal one you see here. We have had to adapt.
"DHH will work with CA on modifications to the US Army Ranger badges from cloth on the shoulder to...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 16-10-17, 08:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,268
Posted By ddaydodger
You are not going to easily identify them, they...

You are not going to easily identify them, they will look too much like Americans!

https://www.armytimes.com/news/your-army/2017/10/11/poll-do-you-like-the-armys-pinks-and-greens-prototype/
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 16-10-17, 08:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,268
Posted By ddaydodger
Already a thread

http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=423126#post423126
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 13-10-17, 05:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,268
Posted By ddaydodger
Bill, there is no specific badge for the CSOR, if...

Bill, there is no specific badge for the CSOR, if that is what you are asking. The whole command may adopt the CANSOFCOM badges. They are slowly making their way into the DND catalogues.


ITEM...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 12-10-17, 07:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,268
Posted By ddaydodger
Badges, CANSOFCOM

ITEM NAME: INSIGNIA,SERVICE HAT AND SERVICE CAP

CANSOFCOM

MATERIAL OVERALL METAL

ATTACHMENT METHOD RETAINER FASTENER CLIP

SPECIAL FEATURES GOLD PLATED; BROWN AND BLACK EPOXY ENAMEL
Forum: General Topics 18-07-17, 02:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,448
Posted By ddaydodger
I have also seen them worn on the bush dress cap...

I have also seen them worn on the bush dress cap (the un-pc Jap-Cap). That would either pre-date the combat cap, or worn concurrently.
Forum: General Topics 27-06-17, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 738
Posted By ddaydodger
The contingent from 2PPCLI were not awarded a...

The contingent from 2PPCLI were not awarded a unit commendation for the ceremony, but for their actions at the Medak Pocket, 1993. The Bn as a whole wears it.

"CinC Unit Commendations are...
Forum: Airborne and Special Forces 23-05-17, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,567
Posted By ddaydodger
The Para Rescue wing didn't change. The SAR tech...

The Para Rescue wing didn't change. The SAR tech wing was a new badge, representing a new trade. Both could be seen worn concurrently (not by the same person, of course). Not all Para Rescue pers...
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