5th Air Force Patch
5th Air Force Patch. 2 1/2" diameter military specification color shoulder patch. A World War II era patch. While Fifth Air Force traces its roots to the Philippines in the 1940’s, U.S. military aviation made its first presence in the region there in March of 1912. Starting with a flight training school near Manila, its presence grew to the establishment of several aero squadrons over the next thirty years.