VFA-14 "TOPHAT" Patches

VFA-14 '100 Year Anniv' (2-Tabs/Blk-Red) VFA-14 '100 Year Anniv' (2-Tabs/Blk-Red)
Size: 4.5" Height
In Stock: >5
Price: $12.99

(AV8RSTUFF Creation): This is our Red/Black version of the '100-YEAR' Anniversary squadron patch created for the Tophatters to celebrate their century mark as being the "OLDEST AND BOLDEST". It depicts their lineage along the inside border, with the Rhino (representing an F/A-18) wearing a TOPHAT (their logo) and has the dates along the bottom. This version has rockers on both top and bottom, and does not come with velcro attached.

VFA-14 '100 Year Anniv' (Bullet/Blk-Red) VFA-14 '100 Year Anniv' (Bullet/Blk-Red)
Size: 3" Diameter
In Stock: >5
Price: $11.99

(AV8RSTUFF Creation): This is our Red/Black version of the '100-YEAR' Anniversary bullet patch created for the Tophatters to celebrate their century mark as being the "OLDEST AND BOLDEST" (bottom) and does not come with velcro attached.

VFA-14 '100 Year Anniv' (2-Tabs/White-Red) VFA-14 '100 Year Anniv' (2-Tabs/White-Red)
Size: 4.25" Height
In Stock: >5
Price: $12.99

(From Squadron Coffee Mess): This is their Red/White version of the '100-YEAR' Anniversary squadron patch created for the Tophatters to celebrate their century mark as being the "OLDEST AND BOLDEST". It has their "TOPHAT" logo with the wording '100th Anniversary' underneath. This version has rockers on both top and bottom, and does not come with velcro attached!!

VFA-14 '100 Year Anniv' Bullet (TOPHAT only) VFA-14 '100 Year Anniv' Bullet (TOPHAT only)
Size: 3" Diameter
In Stock: >5
Price: $11.99

(From Squadron Coffee Mess): This is their Red/White bullet of the '100-YEAR' Anniversary squadron patch created for the Tophatters to celebrate their century mark as being the "OLDEST AND BOLDEST". It has their "TOPHAT" logo with the wording '100th YEARS' (middle), EST 1919 (bottom), and does not come with velcro attached!!

VFA-14 '100 Year Anniv' (Tailfin/Black) VFA-14 '100 Year Anniv' (Tailfin/Black)
Size: 4" Height
In Stock: >5
Price: $14.99

(From Squadron Coffee Mess): This is the black version of the '100-YEAR' Anniversary tailfin patch created for the Tophatters to celebrate their century mark as being the "OLDEST AND BOLDEST". It has their "TOPHAT" logo with the wording 'TOPHATTER CENTENNIAL 1919 - 2019' underneath. This version does not come with velcro attached!

VFA-14 TailFin (OLDEST SQDN) VFA-14 TailFin (OLDEST SQDN)
Size: 4" (Vertically)
In Stock: >5
Price: $9.99

This is the tailfin for VFA-14 'Tophatters' that shows that they are the "oldest" squadron in the Navy.

VFA-14 TailFin (90th Anniversary) VFA-14 TailFin (90th Anniversary)
Size: 4" (Vertically)
In Stock: >5
Price: $9.99

This is the tailfin for VFA-14 'Tophatters' depicting their 90th Anniversary.

VFA-14 Pilot Nametag VFA-14 Pilot Nametag
Size: 4"
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.00

The "Tophatters" of VFA-14 from NAS Oceana fly the F/A-18 Hornet and is the oldest US Navy squadron with a continuous history dating back to September 1919. They received their latest aircraft in January 1973, replacing the F-4B Phantoms. This is the nametag worn by the pilots of VFA-14.

VF/VFA-14 Squadron Patch (Keyhole) VF/VFA-14 Squadron Patch (Keyhole)
Size: 4"
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.99

The "Tophatters" of VFA-14 from NAS Oceana flew the F-14A Tomcat and is the oldest US Navy squadron with a continuous history dating back to September 1919. They transition to their latest aircraft, the F/A-18 Hornet in December 2001, replacing the F-14 Tomcat. They participated in MANY conflicts/operations in their history, to include combat missions during Operation DESERT STORM. This patch does not have velcro attached.

VFA-14 Squadron (Tophat) Patch VFA-14 Squadron (Tophat) Patch
Size: 4 1/2"
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.99

VF-14 most recently participated in the Kosovo crisis as one of two Tomcat squadrons on station in the Adriatic Sea aboard the USS Roosevelt. They returned from their normal cruise rotation on September 21 of this year. The squadron history also had them participating in Desert Storm, but have since resumed their normal Mediterranean cruises. They now fly the F/A-18F Hornet out of NAS Lemoore, CA.

VFA-14 Squadron (2 Tabs-White) VFA-14 Squadron (2 Tabs-White)
Size: 4 1/4"
In Stock: >5
Price: $8.99

VF(A)-14 most recently participated in the Kosovo crisis as one of two Tomcat squadrons on station in the Adriatic Sea aboard the USS Roosevelt. The squadron history had them participating in Desert Storm, but have since resumed their normal Mediterranean cruises. They now fly the F/A-18F Hornet out of NAS Lemoore, CA. This version of their squadron patch has white threading along the top and bottom.

VFA-14 Squadron (2 Tabs-Silver) VFA-14 Squadron (2 Tabs-Silver)
Size: 4 1/4"
In Stock: >5
Price: $8.99

VF(A)-14 most recently participated in the Kosovo crisis as one of two Tomcat squadrons on station in the Adriatic Sea aboard the USS Roosevelt. The squadron history had them participating in Desert Storm, but have since resumed their normal Mediterranean cruises. They now fly the F/A-18F Hornet out of NAS Lemoore, CA. This version of their squadron patch has silver threading along the top and bottom.

VF/VFA-14 'JACK' Flag Patch VF/VFA-14 'JACK' Flag Patch
Size: 3.5" Wide
In Stock: >5
Price: $8.99

(Another AV8RSTUFF Creation): The "Tophatters" of VFA-14 from NAS Oceana flew the F-14A Tomcat and is the oldest US Navy squadron with a continuous history dating back to September 1919. They transitioned to their latest aircraft, the F/A-18 Hornet in December 2001, replacing the F-14 Tomcat. This patch was created as a 'nod' to their legacy and history. It says "DONT TREAD ON ME" and does not have velcro attached.

VFA-14 F/A-18E 'Bullet' Patch (B/W) VFA-14 F/A-18E 'Bullet' Patch (B/W)
Size: 3" Diameter"
In Stock: >5
Price: $8.99

(Another AV8RSTUFF Creation): The "Tophatters" of VFA-14 from NAS Oceana flew the F-14A Tomcat and is the oldest US Navy squadron with a continuous history dating back to September 1919. They transitioned to their latest aircraft, the F/A-18 Hornet in December 2001, replacing the F-14 Tomcat. This is their shoulder patch for those flying the F/A-18E HORNET and does not have velcro attached.

VFA-14 2013 Battle 'E' Patch (Med) VFA-14 2013 Battle 'E' Patch (Med)
Size: 4" Height
In Stock: >5
Price: $9.99

(Another AV8RSTUFF Creation): The Battle Effectiveness Award (known as the Battle Efficiency Award, commonly known as the Battle "E"), is awarded annually to a small number of USN ships, submarines, aviation, and other units that win their battle effectiveness competition. The criterion for the Battle Effectiveness Award is the overall readiness of the command to carry out its assigned wartime tasks, and is based on a one-year-long evaluation. The competition for the award is, and has always been, extremely competitive, and in order to be awarded this coveted prize, a unit must demonstrate the highest state of battle readiness. In 2013, VFA-14 'TOPHATTERS' were awarded this title and this is the patch created by AV8RSTUFF to commemorate that distinction. This SHIELD patch does not have velcro attached.

VFA-14 2010 Battle 'E' Patch (Small) VFA-14 2010 Battle 'E' Patch (Small)
Size: 3"
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.99

(From the Sqdn Supplier) The Battle Effectiveness Award (known as the Battle Efficiency Award, commonly known as the Battle "E"), is awarded annually to a small number of USN ships, submarines, aviation, and other units that win their battle effectiveness competition. The criterion for the Battle Effectiveness Award is the overall readiness of the command to carry out its assigned wartime tasks, and is based on a one-year-long evaluation. The competition for the award is, and has always been, extremely competitive, and in order to be awarded this coveted prize, a unit must demonstrate the highest state of battle readiness. In 2010, VFA-14 'TOPHATTERS' were awarded this title and this is the (small version of that) patch to commemorate that distinction. This SHIELD patch does not have velcro attached.

VFA-14 A/C 'Coffin' Patch (Black) VFA-14 A/C 'Coffin' Patch (Black)
Size: 4 1/2"
In Stock: >5
Price: $7.99

VFA-14 most recently transitioned from the F-14 Tomcat to the F/A-18F Hornet and are now based out of NAS Lemoore, CA. This is the black version of their new F/A-18E aircraft "coffin" patch worn on the sleeve by the crewmembers.

VFA-14/41 Joint 2016 'RIMPAC' Cruise Patch VFA-14/41 Joint 2016 'RIMPAC' Cruise Patch
Size: 4" Diameter
In Stock: >5
Price: $8.99

(Obtained from their supplier): This is one of the "joint endeavor" patches created by both VFA-14 Tophatters and VFA-41 Black Aces for their 2016 "RIMPAC" cruise. It shows a "HULA" girl dancing across the Pacific Rim countries, has the logos of all the squadrons in the Airwing, and the flags of the countries that line the "PACIFIC RIM". This patch does not come with velcro attached!

VFA-41/-14/-97/-192/VAW-112 2011 Cruise Patch VFA-41/-14/-97/-192/VAW-112 2011 Cruise Patch
Size: 6" Width
In Stock: >5
Price: $11.99

(From the Squadron Mess): This is one of the 2011-2012 OEF/OND 'JOINT' Cruise patches created for the squadrons of Carrier Air Wing Eleven (CVW-11). It depicts the "Angry Birds" being catapulted from the two-masted schooner onto a desert castle and says "GETTIN' * * * at Kickin' (arabic)". It's designed in the shape of a 'puzzle-piece' if you look on the very corners and does not come with velcro attached! Since this was old inventory for the squadron, I was only able to get a few!!

CVN-72 'TAO' Cruise Patch CVN-72 'TAO' Cruise Patch
Size: 5.25" Wide
In Stock: >5
Price: $9.99

(Obtained from their supplier): This is a 'cruise' patch created by the TAO Department (Tactical Action Officer) showing a different threats with the crosshairs on VFA-14 'TOPHAT'! It says "FIGHT", "DEFEND", "WCTN", and "SHDW", which I'm sure there is one HELLUVA story behind this!! This patch does not come with velcro attached!

VFA-14 '2005 WESTPAC' Cruise (9-sided) VFA-14 '2005 WESTPAC' Cruise (9-sided)
Size: 5"
In Stock: >5
Price: $9.99

This is directly from the squadron: This is the 2005 WESTPAC cruise patch that says "SPEED AND VIOLENCE" at the top and "THE GLOBAL WAR ON MORALE" along the bottom. It lists the Airwing (CVW-11) and all the squadrons along the border, but note that it says "VSFA" on two of them due to them having to tank the other aircraft.......it is in a 9-Sided design, one side for each "unit". This patch does not have velcro attached.

 

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