Fighter Squadron 114 VF-114 Large 10" wide Aardvark Patch
Price includes shipping to most locations. Additional fees may apply for Euro, South America and Africa Countries. Thanks Wikipedia for the following information: In 1961, VF-114 transitioned to the McDonald Douglas F-4 Phantom II, becoming the first deployable Pacific Fleet fighter squadron to do so. At this point, VF-114 also changed its name and insignia to an Aardvark, apparently inspired by the resemblance between the F-4 and the cartoon character Aardvark in the "BC" "comic strip. This change became official in 1963. At some point the squadron had a 2-foot replica of "B.C." comic's aardvark created, which was named "Zott" (for the sound the aardvark made in the comic) and proudly displayed in the squadron's ready room afloat and ashore. Zott was also said to be the squadron's "Watchvark," guarding against intruders from other squadrons.