HAL-4 Squadron Patches
History of HAL-4 Red Wolves
U.S. Naval Reserve HAL-4 was established on July 1st 1976 at Naval Air Station Norfolk, Virginia to provided aviation support for Naval Special Warfare (NSW, seals) and Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) teams of the US Navy
Redesignated Helicopter Combat Support Special Squadron 4 ( HCS-4 ) October 1989
Helicopters have been a vital part our US Naval forces. With the introduction of helicopters the 101st Airborne division started deploying into battle mainly from helicopters as opposed to airplanes. An the helicopter patches are a representation of HA(L)-4 squadron missions and deployments.