Semper paratus

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"SEMPER PARATUS" inscribed on the official flag of the U.S. Coast Guard

Semper Paratus is a Latin phrase, meaning "Always ready". It is used as the official motto of some organizations, such as the United States Coast Guard. A 1928 song of the same name is also used as the U.S. Coast Guard's official march, and appears on the organization's flag.

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Canada[edit]

United States[edit]

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Citations
  1. ^ Canadian Forces Publication A-DH-267-003
  2. ^ "Semper Paratus" (Always Ready)
  3. ^ Special Unit Designations
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