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VF-102 Diamondbacks F-14 Tomcat Tail

$159.00

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VF-102 Diamondbacks F-14 Tomcat Tail

A beautifully carved 20 inch (total width) solid wood plaque of the VF-102 Diamondbacks!   Collect all your squadrons with truly artistic craftsmanship of the Navy’s finest symbols.

The use of naval aviation insignia is a modern form of heraldry that dates back to the early period of naval aviation in the 1920’s and captures many proud moments of its history. The practice fosters a sense of pride, unit cohesion and contributes to high morale, esprit de corps and professionalism within the community. It also serves as an effective means of preserving a command’s tradition, continuity of purpose and recognition, as traced through its lineage. The following rules are provided to ensure that all command insignia and slogans are in keeping with the highest traditions of the proud naval aviation heritage.

 

VF-102 Lineage: Established as VA-36 on 1 July 1955 Redesignated VF-102 on 1 July 1955 (the same day it was established as VA-36)* Insignia approved: 16 April 1985 *The same day VA-36 was established and redesignated VF-102 the existing VF-102 was redesignated VA-36. There is no connection between the former VF-102 which became VA-36 and the VF-102 which was designated from the newly established VA-36.

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Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 15 × 15 × 3 in

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