1st Aviation Brigade Patch
Worn: 15 August 1966 - Current.
Gold and red are colors of the Republic of Vietnam and of the shoulder-sleeve insignia of the United States Military Assistance Command, Vietnam: and United States Army, Vietnam, the commands under which the brigade was formed and served in armed conflict. The hawk preparing to strike its prey symbolizes aviation's impact on modern warfare. It was adopted as the symbol of the new aviation capabilites during the initial phase of air assault concept testing in 1963. The crusader's sword, taken from the shoulder-sleeve insignia of the United States Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, identifies the origin and mission of the brigade in Vietnam.
Decorations: Meritorious Unit Commendations, Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal- First Class.
Our 1st Aviation Brigade Army patch is a regulation, full color, embroidered military patch. This is the same patch that is supplied to the U.S. Army, Army National Guard, Army Reserve units, and sold in the Army Post Exchanges. This patch would be a great gift idea and a wonderful addition to your patch collection.
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