Home » Patches » VT-3 Red Knights 60th Anniversary Patch – With Hook and Loop

VT-3 Red Knights 60th Anniversary Patch – With Hook and Loop

$11.99

A 4″ squadron patch VT-3 Red Knights 60th Anniversary Patch – With Hook and Loop

  • 4″ inches
  • With Hook and Loop
  • US Veteran-Owned Business

30 in stock (can be backordered)

SKU: 840231563222 Categories: , Tags: ,

Description

VT-3 Red Knights 60th Anniversary Patch – With Hook and Loop

A 4″ squadron patch VT-3 Red Knights 60th Anniversary Patch – With Hook and Loop

  • 4″ inches
  • With Hook and Loop
  • US Veteran-Owned Business

Training Squadron Three (VT-3) was commissioned on May 1, 1960, at South Whiting Field. Its primary mission at the time was to instruct student Naval Aviators in radio instruments, air-to-air gunnery and formation flying. Air-to-air gunnery was discontinued in January 1965 and familiarization and basic instrument training was added in its place. In 1973, VT-3 moved to its present location at North Whiting Field.

In 1980, VT-3 became one of the few commands selected to be alternately commanded by Navy and Marine Corps officers. The Red Knights were honored again in 1994 when they became the Navy’s only joint primary flight training squadron to include Air Force students and instructor pilots. Additionally, VT-3 alternated Navy and Air Force commanding officers from 1995 to 2014. Today, VT-3 continues its legacy of joint training with a ready-room of Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and Air Force instructor pilots.

Training Squadron Three (VT-3) was commissioned on May 1, 1960, at South Whiting Field. Its primary mission at the time was to instruct student Naval Aviators in radio instruments, air-to-air gunnery and formation flying. Air-to-air gunnery was discontinued in January 1965 and familiarization and basic instrument training was added in its place. In 1973, VT-3 moved to its present location at North Whiting Field.

In 1980, VT-3 became one of the few commands selected to be alternately commanded by Navy and Marine Corps officers. The Red Knights were honored again in 1994 when they became the Navy’s only joint primary flight training squadron to include Air Force students and instructor pilots. Additionally, VT-3 alternated Navy and Air Force commanding officers from 1995 to 2014. Today, VT-3 continues its legacy of joint training with a ready-room of Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and Air Force instructor pilots.

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “VT-3 Red Knights 60th Anniversary Patch – With Hook and Loop”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *