VS-33 Screwbirds Deactivation Patch- With Hook and Loop
This is a 4″ No Hook and Loop squadron patch of the VS-33 Screwbirds Deactivation.
VS-33 was commissioned April 1, 1960, as Air Anti-Submarine Squadron (VS) 33 in San Diego. They were the first fixed-wing anti-submarine squadron to be commissioned under the Navy’s carrier group concept.
They originally flew the Grumman S-2 Tracker. VS-33 introduced the S-3A Viking in 1975, and in 1991, they transitioned to the S-3B Viking.