HSL-45 / HSM-75 Squadron Patches

History of HSL-45 / HSM-75 Wolfpack
Established October 1986 at NAS North Island with the SH-60B Seahawk. Reflecting their transition to the MH-60R variant the squadron was redesignated Helicopter Maritime Strike Seven Five ( HSM-75 ) on February 2011.

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 HSL-45 / HSM-75 squadron missions and deployments.