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Can anyone help me with a unit ID for this patch ?

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Thought this was a subdued variation of the company patch for the OV-1 Mohawk aircraft, but I could be wrong. A color version exists as well.

 

Randy


MSgt USAF (Ret)

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The 1042nd MI Company (Oregon N.G.) wore this patch. There are numerous variations. Some numbered, some not.


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It is the patch for the OV-1 Mohawks and the units that flew it,  so yes ASTA and MI units surely wore it who operated the OV-1.   As stated some will show the MI Co,  some will also say Aerial Surveillance, then there are different variations of the patch from various manufacturers of them.  The first 2 generations of them from the 60-70s and then 80s thru early 90s are pretty much the same patches for each of those periods, but you will see more changes from more modern production in the mid 90s and well after the OV-1 was retired.  Can also find some variations of them from overseas productions like in Germany.   I always felt the style patch you posted above was made in the mid 90s.  I have a brand new color official patch from the PX which Id put in the 80s to early 90s period of patch and they label is Aviation School Mohawk since those in the OV-1 transition course at Ft Rucker wore them.

Here are some of them patches and the new one:

 

AAVNSrs.jpg

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On 6/16/2020 at 11:38 PM, mohawkALSE said:

It is the patch for the OV-1 Mohawks and the units that flew it,  so yes ASTA and MI units surely wore it who operated the OV-1.   As stated some will show the MI Co,  some will also say Aerial Surveillance, then there are different variations of the patch from various manufacturers of them.  The first 2 generations of them from the 60-70s and then 80s thru early 90s are pretty much the same patches for each of those periods, but you will see more changes from more modern production in the mid 90s and well after the OV-1 was retired.  Can also find some variations of them from overseas productions like in Germany.   I always felt the style patch you posted above was made in the mid 90s.  I have a brand new color official patch from the PX which Id put in the 80s to early 90s period of patch and they label is Aviation School Mohawk since those in the OV-1 transition course at Ft Rucker wore them.

Here are some of them patches and the new one:

 

AAVNSrs.jpg

MOHAWKrs.jpg

Thank you. This was very helpful.

 

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