Home » Patches » 159TH FIGHTER SQUADRON Boxin’ Gators Patch – Sew On

159TH FIGHTER SQUADRON Boxin’ Gators Patch – Sew On

$10.99

36 in stock

Description

4 inch 159TH FIGHTER SQUADRON Boxin’ Gators Patch – Sew On

The 159th Fighter Squadron (159 FS) is a unit of the Florida Air National Guard’s 125th Fighter Wing located at Jacksonville International Airport (Jacksonville ANG Base), Florida. The 159th is equipped with the F-15C and F-15D Eagle.

Constituted as the 352d Fighter Squadron (Single Engine) on 29 September 1942
Activated on 1 October 1942
Inactivated on 18 October 1945
Redesignated: 159th Fighter Squadron, Single Engine and allotted to Florida ANG, on 24 May 1946
Extended federal recognition on 9 February 1947
Redesignated: 159th Fighter Squadron, Jet on 1 August 1948
Federalized and placed on active duty, 10 October 1950
Redesignated: 159th Fighter-Bomber Squadron on 1 November 1950
Released from active duty and returned to Florida state control, 10 July 1952
Redesignated: 159th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron on 10 July 1952
Redesignated: 159th Fighter Squadron on 15 March 1992