HU-1 Squadron Patches

History of HT-8 Eight Ballers

In July 1960, the designation system was again changed and on 1 July 1960 HTG-1 NAAS Ellyson field, Pensacola, Fl., was re-designated as the eighth training squadron of the  Naval Air Basic Training Command bearing the designation; Helicopter Training Squadron EIGHT (HT-8). HT-8 is still currently active at NAS Whiting Field, Milton Fl.