Skipper Hagan's Collection Page 8

592) USN 'SHELLBACK' Patch 592) USN 'SHELLBACK' Patch
Price: $9.99

Size: 4" Height

ORIGINAL: This is one of the many US Navy's "SHELLBACK" patches given to those who have crossed the equator and gone from "WOG" to "SHELLBACK". Very RICH tradition....No velcro.

595) USN SEALS Patch 595) USN SEALS Patch
Price: $6.99

Size: 3.25" Height

ORIGINAL: This patch was given to Skipper Hagan for some support he gave to operations for one of teh SEAL team detachments mission. That's all I know. It's a generic patch, but there is a story behind it that I don't know. No velcro.

596) USMC 'Flag' Patch 596) USMC 'Flag' Patch
Price: $5.99

Size: 3" Height

ORIGINAL: This is a generic USMC patch that shows the Eaglehead with the American and USMC flags in the background. It says "THESE COLORS NEVER RUN" (bottom). No velcro.

597) VMFA-251/CVN-71 2001 OEF Patch 597) VMFA-251/CVN-71 2001 OEF Patch
Price: $12.99

Size: 4.2" Diagonal

ORIGINAL: This is the deployment patch created by VMFA-251 for their support in Operation ENDURING FREEDOM during their 2001-2002 cruise onboard CVN-71 as part of CVW-1. No velcro.

598) VMAQ-2 Squadron Patch (Des) 598) VMAQ-2 Squadron Patch (Des)
Price: $9.99

Size: 4" Height

ORIGINAL: This is the deployment patch created by VMAQ-2 for their support in Operation ENDURING FREEDOM during one of their deployments. It shows the mascot wearing the "SHEMAGH" that can only be worn by those Muslims who have ventured to Mecca during Ramadan. No velcro.

599) AV-8B 'Hussein Hunter' Patch (Des) 599) AV-8B 'Hussein Hunter' Patch (Des)
Price: $8.99

Size: 4" Height

ORIGINAL: This is the AV-8B Harrier version of the series of "HUSSEIN HUNTER" patches created when we went into Iraq on 3-20-03 for support in Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. No velcro.

600) Vietnam 'LAND THAT TIME FORGOT' Patch 600) Vietnam 'LAND THAT TIME FORGOT' Patch
Price: $4.99

Size: 3" Height

ORIGINAL: This is the generic patch created that says "VIETNAM: THE LAND THAT TIME FORGOT" (top) and "I'M SURE TO GO TO HEAVEN BECAUSE I'VE SPENT MY TIME IN HELL" (inner circle). No velcro.

601) HS-5 'FREEDOM FIGHTERS-OEF' Patch (Oval) 601) HS-5 'FREEDOM FIGHTERS-OEF' Patch (Oval)
Price: $14.99

Size: 5" Width

ORIGINAL: This is the deployment patch created for HS-5 that says "FEDERALLY SUBSIDIZED" (top) and "HELICOPTER GANG" (bottom) and shows the Pentagon (left), the Twin Towers (right), and the "FREEDOM FIGHTER" logo (center). No velcro.

602) HSL-46 'COCAINE COWBOYS' Patch 602) HSL-46 'COCAINE COWBOYS' Patch
Price: $9.99

Size: 4" Diameter

ORIGINAL: This is the HSL-46/FFG-40 "BRANDED COOPS 99-2" class patch that says "COCAINE COWBOYS" (top). There's a story behind this patch, that I don't know. No velcro.

603) NAS MIRAMAR Patch 603) NAS MIRAMAR Patch
Price: $9.99

Size: 4.75" Height

ORIGINAL: This is an old version (and I think original) of the NAS MIRAMAR "MASTER JET BASE" patch. It has to have some age, as that base was handed over the USMC years ago. Not sure what aircraft that is launching out of there. No velcro.

604) 390FS 2002 OSW Patch 604) 390FS 2002 OSW Patch
Price: $14.99

Size: 4" Height

ORIGINAL: This is the deployment patch created by the 390FS for their 2002 Operation SOUTHERN WATCH support. It says "JIHAD THIS" and shows the mighty F-15E STRIKE EAGLE over the NYC skyline. No velcro.

605) US ARMY 'SWORD' Patch 605) US ARMY 'SWORD' Patch
Price: $4.99

Size: 3.6" Height

ORIGINAL: (I think) this is an Army patch, but that's not my area of expertise, so I'm not sure exactly. It seems to be "old", as it has the thick plastic backing, typical of 1970's/1980's. No velcro.

606) Air Battle Manager Patch 606) Air Battle Manager Patch
Price: $9.99

Size: 3.6" Height

ORIGINAL: This is a patch created by those in the back of AWACS or JOINT STARS that control the air and ground battles. This one is for those in the back of the E-4 AWACS, showing them tracking an airborne threat, handing it off to a fighter, and says "WE TRACK 'EM, YOU WHACK 'EM" (bottom). No velcro.

608) F-15 EAGLE Patch 608) F-15 EAGLE Patch
Price: $8.99

Size: 4.7" Width

ORIGINAL: This is one of the early versions of the F-15 'Eagle' aircraft patch (probably early '80s) as it has a 'felt-type' backing. No velcro.

609) F-15 'EAGLE DRIVER' Swirl Patch 609) F-15 'EAGLE DRIVER' Swirl Patch
Price: $7.99

Size: 4.1" Diameter

ORIGINAL: This is the famous F-15 'EAGLE DRIVER' swirl patch created for those that fly that aircraft. No velcro.

610) SAC Crest (Color) 610) SAC Crest (Color)
Price: $6.99

Size: 3.1" Height

ORIGINAL: This is the color version of the 'STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND' (SAC) crest worn by those who operated USAF Bomber Aircraft. No velcro.

611) SAC Crest (Subd) 611) SAC Crest (Subd)
Price: $6.99

Size: 3.1" Height

ORIGINAL: This is the subdued version of the 'STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND' (SAC) crest worn by those who operated USAF Bomber Aircraft. No velcro.

613) B-2 'SMOKE A CAMEL' Patch (Des) 613) B-2 'SMOKE A CAMEL' Patch (Des)
Price: $17.99

Size: 4.5" Height

ORIGINAL: This is the B-2 SPIRIT bomber patch that says "I'D FLY 6,794 MILES" (top) and "TO SMOKE A CAMEL" (bottom). It has the latitude/longitude coordinates for the "takeoff", as well as the lat/long for the target. It shows the aircraft targeting a camel in Iraq. No velcro.

614) F-15C 27FS NOBLE EAGLE Patch 614) F-15C 27FS NOBLE EAGLE Patch
Price: $12.99

Size: 4.25" Height

ORIGINAL: This is the color version of the 27FS that flew the F-15C 'EAGLE' during Operation NOBLE EAGLE patrolling the skies over Washington, DC. No velcro.

619) 81TFS 'SAM BUSTER' Patch 619) 81TFS 'SAM BUSTER' Patch
Price: $24.99

Size: 4" Diameter

ORIGINAL: This is the patch created for the 81 Tactical Fighter Squadron (TFS) that flew the A-10 Warthog. It shows an SA-6 with the "crossed red line" and says "SAM-BUSTERS" along the bottom. No velcro.

621) F-16 'OMAR' Patch (Des) 621) F-16 'OMAR' Patch (Des)
Price: $19.99

Size: 4" Diameter

ORIGINAL: This is the deployment patch created for the "GREEM NOUNTAIN BOYS" from Vermont ANG that deployed in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. It says "CHECK SIX OMAR" (top) and "GREEN MT BOYS ON YOUR TAIL" (bottom). It shows the F-16 tracking a terrorist on a camel. No velcro.

624) 509 Bomb Wing B-2 'OEF' Patch 624) 509 Bomb Wing B-2 'OEF' Patch
Price: $12.99

Size: 5" Width

ORIGINAL: This is the deployment patch created for the 509 BOMB WING that fly the B-2 SPIRIT for their 2001 support in Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. It shows a B-2 SPIRIT flying over the world, telling everyone that no place is safe from the wrath of the USA. No velcro.

626) 2001 WI 'Badger' Tanker Patch (Des) 626) 2001 WI 'Badger' Tanker Patch (Des)
Price: $12.99

Size: 4 Diameter

ORIGINAL: This is the 128th Air Refueling Wing (ARW) from the WISCONSIN (WI) Air National Guard (ANG) patch for their 2001 deployment in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. It says "BADGER TANKERS vs. BIN LADEN" (top), "2001 DUST BOWL" (inner top), and OEF (bottom). No velcro.

627) U-2 Dragon Lady Patch 627) U-2 Dragon Lady Patch
Price: $9.99

Size: 4 Diameter

ORIGINAL: This is the famous rendition of the 'U-2 DRAGON LADY' patch. Believe it or not, my mother-in-law is actually "THE DRAGON LADY" (no, she was the $$-lady on the U-2 program!!). It shows the 'green dragon' on the aircraft with the famous saying "IN GOD WE TRUST, ALL OTHERS WE MONITOR". No velcro.

     
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