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ARTIFACT: This is a large circa mid- to late 1960s United States Air Force 965th Airborne Early Warning & Control (965th AEW & C) Squadron jacket patch. This unit flew EC-121s rotating out of Southeast Asia during this time. The patch is fully embroidered and shows a golden eagle grasping a lighting bolt, The rocker at the bottom bears the motto "Semper Vigiles" (Always vigilant).
VINTAGE: Circa mid-1960s.
SIZE: Approximately 5-1/4" in height and 4-7/8" in width.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Fully embroidered in cotton/silk/polyester thread.
ITEM NOTES: This is from a 1960s United States Air Force jacket patch collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VCJX14 LABJX5/14
CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The patch has some light wear; some paper residue on reverse.
GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.