The 98th Fighter Interceptor Squadron was stationed at Dover AFB, Delaware, from from 1953 to 1963 as part of the Air Defense Command. It flew the F-89 Scorpion aircraft and later the F-101 Voodoo aircraft. The squadron was inactivated on 30 September 1968.
The squadron emblem used on the patch was approved in 1956. The orange patch depicts a black bird and motto, “In Omnia Paratus.”