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VA-214 Volunteers Squadron Patch – Sew on

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Description

VA-214 Volunteers Squadron Patch – Plastic Backing

VA-214, nicknamed the Volunteers, was a short-lived Attack Squadron of the U.S. Navy. It was the second squadron to bear the VA-214 designation, the first VA-214 was disestablished on 16 May 1949.

The squadron was established as Fighter Squadron VF-214 on 30 March 1955, and redesignated as VA-214 on 11 October 1956. The squadron, based at NAS Moffett Field, California, was the first West Coast squadron to make an extended deployment to WESTPAC with the new FJ-4B Fury. It was disestablished on 1 August 1958.

Aircraft Assignment
The squadron first received the following aircraft on the dates shown:

FJ-3 Fury – 31 Mar 1955
F9F-8 Cougar – Nov 1955
FJ-4B Fury – 18 Jun 1957