Welcome to the Reference Section where you’ll find useful information addressing all aspects of USAF and USSF patch collecting for the beginning and advanced collector.

Comprehensive list of abbreviation and acronyms associated with and found on patches.

A comprehensive bibliography of U.S. Air Force patch-related newspaper, magazine and on-line articles.

Information about color palettes used in USAF and USSF emblems.

Comprehensive list of patch related terms and their definitions.

Miscellaneous doucments which do not neatly fit into the other categories.

Various works composed by collectors celebrating and lamenting our hobby.

A comprehensive listing of patch-related books, magazines, posters and other ephemera.