Iraq Theatre Made Patch - Help Needed to ID, Possibly SEAL or related??

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    Iraq Theatre Made Patch - Help Needed to ID, Possibly SEAL or related??

    Post by kriegsmodell on Sat Jul 23, 2011 7:32 am

    Looking and hoping for some help with identification of this patch. Theatre made in Iraq and picked up by a friend from 5th SFG(A). This is a design that I am unable to identify. The quality is decent but the details are hard to make out. Appears to be a leaping frog holding a trident over crossed cannons? Base portions of cannon have U and 3. Interesting patch and the frog with trident made me think it might be NSW/SEAL related.



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    Posted on another forum some months ago I received responses that it "might" be Republic of China/Taiwanese Navy SEAL/UDT design or perhaps Philippine NAVSOG. Would suspect that US NSW folks have trained with these units at some point. Regardless, any thoughts would be appreciated .....


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    Re: Iraq Theatre Made Patch - Help Needed to ID, Possibly SEAL or related??

    Post by vintageproductions on Mon Jul 25, 2011 1:23 am

    Looks very similar to one of the Taiwan units. Will chek tomorrow as I think I may still have one, and will post it.
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    Re: Iraq Theatre Made Patch - Help Needed to ID, Possibly SEAL or related??

    Post by kriegsmodell on Sun Mar 18, 2012 10:36 am



    Received a PID for this patch:

    Unofficial insignia for US Naval Special Warfare Group 3. Until 2008, NSWG-3 was composed of two SEAL Delivery Vehicle Teams (SDVT-1 Pearl Harbor and SDVT-2 Little Creek, VA). SDV Teams are SEAL Teams with additional advanced underwater delivery capabilities. In August 2008, SDVT-2 was dissolved and its assets merged into SDVT-1, which is now headquartered in San Diego and operates detachments in Pearl Harbor and Little Creek. I am told that this patch design is circa late 2008 - early 2009 after the merger.




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    "I looked up at the bunker in front of me and saw a khaki-uniformed NVA with a pith helmet, chest web gear, green Bata boots and an AK, Type 56, and no other identifying insignia. Then I shot him." -- Sergeant Tony "Fast Eddie" Anderson, RT Kansas, TF1AE, 1971

    "My God, where do we find these men?" - President George H. W. Bush commenting on 1st SFOD-Delta after the Operation Acid Gambit rescue of Kurt Muse.

    "Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?" Then I said, "Here am I. Send me." - Inscription on the dog tag resting on the flag-draped homeward bound casket of an American Special Opearations warrior killed in action in Afghanistan, July 2005. - Dick Couch - Chosen Soldier

    "Choosing to die resisting rather than live submitting they fled only from dishonor and to meet danger face to face." - Lieutenant General John F. Mulholland Jr, USASOC Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Ceremony, 25 May 2012.

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