437 Transport Squadron

8 Wing/Canadian Forces Base Trenton has been home base for 437 Transport Squadron since 1961.

437 Transport Squadron is currently equipped with five CC-150 Polaris aircraft. The Squadron’s primary roles are long-range transport of personnel and equipment, air-to-air refueling of fighter aircraft and VIP transport. The Squadron occasionally performs aeromedical evacuation roles as well. 

The members of 437 Squadron are proud of their motto "Omnia Passim" (Anything, Anywhere) and commit themselves to perpetuating their outstanding record of achievement.

History

The complete squadron history can be found on the Department of National Defence's Directorate of History and Heritage webpage.

Aircraft

Contact information

437 Transport Squadron
8 Wing Trenton
PO Box 1000, Stn Forces
Trenton ON  K0K 3W0

Squadron badge

OMNIA PASSIM
(Anything, anywhere)

Significance: Nicknamed the "Husky Squadron", this unit adopted as its badge a husky's head indicative of its Second World War function of glider towing and the transportation of freight.