Multinational Forces and Observers embroidered patch : Lieutenant Commander G Lunn, Royal Australian Navy

Accession Number REL29025.008
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Badge
Physical description Embroidery cotton thread
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1990
Conflict Period 1990-1999

Orange, black and white embroidered patch featuring a symbolic white dove carrying an olive branch surrounded by black text "MULTINATIONAL FORCE & OBSERVERS'. On the rear of the patch is a piece of tape 30 mm x 9.5 mm.

History / Summary

This badge was found In the pockets of flying suit REL29025.001 worn by Lieutenant Commander G Lunn. Australians have been with the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) since its inception in 1982. The mission of the MFO is to supervise the implementation of the security provisions of the Egyptian-Israeli Treaty of Peace and employ best efforts to prevent any violation of its terms.