VMD-354 was commissioned on 1 July, 1943 at MCAS Cherry Point and began training with a PBY-4/B-2-4D multi-engine aircraft, the same type being flown in combat missions by VMD-154 in the South Pacific. In February, 1944 the squadron received its first F6F-3P Hellcats but continued to train in both types. Thanks to www.mcara.us for the information. Basic shipping included to most countries. Additional costs may incur for EURO, South America and African countries
Please plan ahead...only basic shipping is included in this cost, it will take 4+ weeks before you can expect your item to arrive. All orders will be mailing the following Thursday after purchase effective Jan 1 2022, We live 20 minutes from the closest post office so we only go to the post office on Thursdays. If you're in a rush for this item write to us first, we'll give you an International shipping estimate for faster DHL express (approximately $50 extra). If you order a total of 15 pieces or more of a variety of patches. We will automatically upgrade your shipping to most countries except Switzerland, Luxembourg, Africa Countries, or secluded areas of Canada, Alaska, Australian Outback, etc.