Worn: 1 September 1943 - 1 November 1946.
This organization trained units, crews, and individuals for bombardment, fire, and reconnaissance operations. It was also involved in air-defense operations as well as activities involving antisubmarine warfare. The outside border is golden yellow with the unit designation shown by an arabic number three projecting skyward as if framed by a search light beam.
Campaigns: Antisubmarine, American Theater.
Our U.S. 3rd Air Force patch is a full color, embroidered reproduction of the WWII military patch. This is the same patch available at Retail Specialty Stores and sold in Air Force Post Exchanges. This patch would be a great gift idea and a wonderful addition to your patch collection.