ISAF Portuguese Patch ?

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    JYN
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    ISAF Portuguese Patch ?

    Post by JYN on Sat Jun 04, 2011 6:54 am

    Hello,

    Well, I just found this patch among french gendarmerie patches and I think it could be linked to Portugual. At the bottom 22 cpafa ???

    Anyone could help me ? Thank you in advance.

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    Re: ISAF Portuguese Patch ?

    Post by ladrang on Sat Jun 04, 2011 7:47 am

    it could be portuguese, I have no idea but it looks like be their national flag in the bottom of the patch, it could be a indice Very Happy

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    Re: ISAF Portuguese Patch ?

    Post by hunter00 on Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:41 am

    Hi!
    Yes, this is a Portuguese Patch, belongs to the "22ª Companhia de Paraquedistas" (22nd Parachute Coy.), from Quick Reaction Brigade of Portuguese Army.
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    Re: ISAF Portuguese Patch ?

    Post by P-E on Tue Oct 11, 2011 5:19 am

    Realy interesting and absolutely not common ! Thanks for the information Hunter00 !


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    Re: ISAF Portuguese Patch ?

    Post by JYN on Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:07 pm

    Hello,

    Thank you Sir for this identification. I am used with portuguese units at all. Do you know when they had their deployment in Afghanistan ?
    Jean-Yves

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    Re: ISAF Portuguese Patch ?

    Post by hunter00 on Wed Oct 12, 2011 4:27 am

    Hi JYN!
    Their deployment was in 2007.
    (2007 - In August the battalion was based to the Rapid Reaction Force Command of ISAF - NATO (QRF / FND / ISAF) consisting of a Company (CPAR 22).
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    Re: ISAF Portuguese Patch ?

    Post by JYN on Wed Oct 12, 2011 11:32 am

    Thank you for your information.
    Jean-Yves

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