Worn: 1 September 1943 - 1 September 1960.
The Fourth Air Force provided air defense for the western United States until 1943. Later, it was engaged primarily in training replacements for combat units. The winged star symbolizes army air forces, while the four golden rays represent the unit's numerical designation.
Campaigns: American Theater.
Our U.S. 4th 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.