VP-24 Batmen Squadron Patch – Sew On
A 4 inch squadron patch of the VP-24 Batmen.
VP-24, Patrol Squadron 24 was a United States Navy “Black Cat” squadron that flew the PBY-5A (patrol bomber) Consolidated PBY Catalina in the Pacific Theater of Operations of WWII (redesignated as VP-12). VP-24 served in Korean War flying Lockheed P-2 Neptune patrol planes. Later, VP-24 flew P-3 Orion aircraft. Other redesignations included the highly decorated VB-104 and VPB-104 during and VP-104 just after the war and VA-HM-13, returning to VP-24 Batmen before it was disestablished on April 30, 1995 as part of the post Cold War drawdown of forces.