|Bluejacket.com does NOT sell
insignia, posters or pictures. A search of the internet using Google.com
or other first line search engine will reveal a number of dealers.
Here are a few links to check. Most patches and posters offered are
reproductions. Some are fantasy patches that came about long after the
unit was dissolved.
Bluejacket.com has no business connection with these firms and does not endorse or vouch for
AV8RStuff.com - Aviation
patches gone wild. Lots of
specific cruise patches if you want to be reminded.
BCPatch.com - Some vintage
stock and fair pricing. Former submariner has all the U.S. submarine patches.
Lee-Jackson Militaria sells original vintage patches and other collectible military gear.
USMC aviation insignia galore. Kind enough to let Bluejacket.com add
some missing squadron patches.
McGrogans.com - Chief McGrogan carries an outstanding stock of
insignia - brown water Navy specialist.
Military-Graphics - Jim,
USN retired, turns any patch or military emblem into a vinyl decal for a reasonable
PlaneCrazyEnt.com - Excellent selection of
RexWess.com - The best
selection of Coast Guard items. Rex is a USCG retiree. Check
his book on
All services, a bit of everything and well organized.
PostersInc.com - Reproductions. Main source for the online recruitment
Rare-posters.com - Nice originals at a price.
Latest images and news releases from DOD. URL seems to change weekly.
Defense.gov/photos - Similar to
above site, one of a number of ever changing URL's in government.
archives.gov - National
Archives and Records Administration. Patience will yield amazing results.
USNI.org - Naval
Institute picture library has all U.S. Navy ship photos back to 1900 for a fee.
National Naval Aviation Museum - Buehler Library holds over 500k U.S. naval
aviation photos and on request will provide a limited number of digital scans
Auction sites rarely sell authentic patches and posters. Most
everything is a reproduction. Original items are rare
but occasionally may be found. Watch out for highly padded "shipping and
handling" fees of some auction dealers. Always verify shipping fees before you buy
from auction sites.