From 1959-1962, Detachment 48 of the Eastern Air Rescue Service (EARS) was assigned to Dover AFB, Delaware. They unit flew an HH-43 helicopter to perform fire and rescue missions.
The patch depicts an HH-43 helicopter flying a rescue mission.
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Every artifact in the Air Mobility Command Museum, including this one, is part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program. We are not able to loan artifacts in the museum's collection.