Military Aviation Regiment Patches 2

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Information extracted from the book
"US ARMY PATCHES"
by Barry Jason Stein
Used by permission

There is no indication that any of the patches depicted here were ever authorized.  They were created by crew members to express their comraderie as well as their  dedication to the missions entrusted to them.  The symbols and inscriptions are taken from the past as well as the icons of the Vietnam era Information extracted from the book "US ARMY PATCHES"  by Barry Jason Stein


Co A 5th Bn 158th Avn Regt Patch
CoA 5th Bn
158th Avn Regt

Worn from:  1994.

The design of the patch is of unknown origin.


CoB 7th Bn 158th Avn Regt Patch
CoB 7th Bn
158th Avn Regt

Worn from:  1995.

On a scroll above a flying horse, which represents a helicopter in flight, is the inscription "Lancers," which is the unit's nickname.  The crossed lances, colored red, allude to that nickname.


7th Bn 158th Avn Regt Patch
7th Bn 158th Avn Regt
 

Worn from:  1991.

This design incorporates the distinctive unit insignia of the organization and indicates that it participated in Operation Desert Storm. The unit is also known by the name "Task Force Freedom."


Co D 1st Bn 159th Avn Regt
CoD 1st Bn
159th Avn Regt

Worn from:  1993 - Current.

The design of the patch in of unknown origin.


Co B 1st Bn 168th Avn Regt
CoB 1st Bn
168th Avn Regt

Worn from:  1994 - August 1995.

The design of the patch is of unknown origin, but the face of a dog crunching a tank in its jaws alludes to the unit's nickname, "Dogs of War."


Hq Co 1st Bn 168th Avn Regt
Hq Co 1st Bn
168th Avn Regt

Worn from:  1994 - August 1995.

he vulture carrying death and destruction under its wings alludes to the unit's motto "Ready When Needed." 


1st Bn 214th Avn Regt
1st Bn 214th Avn Regt
 

Worn from:  1993 - 1995.

The design of the patch is of unknown origin.


CoC 4th Bn 229th Avn Regt
CoC 4th Bn
229th Avn Regt

Worn from:  1994 - Current.

The design incorporates the flying tiger logo of the Fourteenth Army Air Force (World War II) with the inscription "Hells Angles, Charlie Company," which alludes to the popular television show of the 1970's, "Charlie's Angels."


CoE 502nd Avn Regt
CoE 502nd Avn Regt

Worn from:  1989 - 1993.

The nickname "Centurions" is symbolized in the form of a centurion's helmet.


JRTC Flt Det
JRTC Flt Det

Worn from:  1995 - Current.

The design incorporates a winged Joint Readiness Training Center insignia superimposed over the Soviet red star.

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