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HS9 first time around the squadron was active from 1956 to 1968, this is the first squadron patch and construction looks to be 50's to me,

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A well worn Japanese made Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron Eight (HELASRON EIGHT) jacket patch, c.1960s.

 

 

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A Japanese made Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron 6 Jacket patch worn by then Lieutenant Leonard A. Campbell in 1957. Per his certificate, Campbell qualified as a helicopter pilot on 28 February 1957 and was assigned to HELASRON-6 on 14 April 1957. He left the squadron in 1958.

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Here’s a belt buckle from HSL-2 Invaders.

 

I searched online and only find mention of Squadron 32 not 2

 

Any thoughts?

 

Thanks

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Probably an error, the INVADERS were always known as HSL-32

 

History of HSL-32 Invaders
Helicopter Antisubmarine Light Squadron 32 (HSL-32) was established at NAS Norfolk, Virginia, on 17 August 1973, formed from a nucleus of personnel from HSL-30. The Invaders initially were equipped with four SH-2D and four SH-2F Seasprite LAMPS I (Light Airborne Multipurpose System I) helicopters. HSL-32 disestablished in 1994.

 

HSL-32 Squadron Patches

 

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HELWINGRES (Helicopter Wing Reserve) USNR - Tail Code "NW": Established Jun 1975, disestablished 31 May 2007.  Remaining reserve helicopter squadrons continue to use tail code NW even though the wing no longer exists.

 

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From a career USN Cold War ASW Crew Chief

 

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Naval Aircrew Candidate School (NACCS), at NAS Pensacola, Florida.  Teaching the fledgling Eagles to Fly.

 

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State the obvious, eh?

 

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HSWINGLANT - Helicopter Anti-Submarine Wing, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, ASW's Finest

 

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The Vice Admirals Personal Ride - COMSIXTHFLT HC-2 DET-1 GHOSTRIDERS

 

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Allied Signal Ocean Systems ASW Contractors patch

 

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Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 32 (HSL-32) INVADERS Lamps helos in service 1973 to 1994

 

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