HSC-23 Squadron Patches

History of HSC-23 WildCards

Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 23 (HSC-23)¬†based at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego, California. The “Wildcards” currently fly the MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter and the MQ-8B Firescout VTUAV.

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. And the helicopter patches are a representation of HSC-23 squadron missions and deployments.