LOGOs: VP-872 Logo [30DEC2000]
LOGOs: VP-872 Logo "...Recalled VP-872 Cruise Book..." Contributed by Bob Wikkerink email@example.com [21MAY98]
"...VP-872 Insignia...Upper Left-hand Quarter-The arms of Sir Francis Drake, discoverer of San Francisco Bay...Upper Right-hand Quarter-The drawn bow and arrow of Apollo, symbolic of Apollo's unfailing accuracy...Lower Left-hand Quarter-A flaming trident, the age-old symbol of the sea...Lower Right-hand Quarter-The Korean national emblem on a coat of ermine. VP-872 was commissioned after the close of World War II and most of the plank members of the squadron saw duty in the Korean Conflict...Crest-A golden alligator, the symbol of NAS Alameda NARTU...Motto-Dolonea Aeturnus means literally the "eternal doloneid." The Doloneid is the tenth book of Homer's Iliad, which tells the story of a night spying mission during the Trojan war. While on a patrol the Greek hero, Ulysses, exhibits great skill and heroism as he and his companions surprise and kill scores of sleeping Trojans....Recalled VP-872 Cruise Book" Contributed by Bob Wikkerink firstname.lastname@example.org [21MAY98]
"VP-872 Summary Page"