Marine Corps Patch: USMC Department of Aviation Full Color. Also known as the Headquarters Marine Corps Aviation Flight Jacket Patch.
- 3 5/8"W x 4"H
- Scarlet and Gold traditional colors of the US Marine Corps.
- The Eagle, Globe and Anchor adoring the shield highlights the organizational focus of Marine Aviation.
- The aviation wings provides a visual connection of the four Marine Aircraft Wings.
- The elements of the shield "propeller, rotor blades and delta wings" symbolize Marine Corps aviation.
- The WW1 propeller represents the origins of Marine Corps aviation with the designation of the first Marine Corps aviator 1stLt Alfred A. Cunningham in 1912 and first Director of Marine Corps Aviation.