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Department: History
Date: 1947 - 2013
Medium: Cotton, polyester, velcro
4 x 4 in. (10.2 x 10.2 cm)
Classification: Communication Objects
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, museum purchase, History Exhibition fund
Object number: PC2013.22.1
DescriptionA new 150th Fighter Wing Patch. Shield shaped with a motto, Zia sun symbol, White Sands National Monument and other logos. This is a commercial reproduction of the historic 1947 patch.

The 150th Fighter Wing is a unit of the NM Air National Guard, stationed at Kirtland Air Force Base. Under different names they have served in Korea and Vietnam, were on the ready during the Cuban Missile Crisis, and participated in Operation Desert Storm.
On view