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I was putting together a updating of one of my favorite figures, BBi's "Owl", and had realized that I had no spare team patches. I've used the "D2" patch from BBi's Raptor, but I only have 2 of them. So I figured that perhaps there are others out there with the same dilemma. So since no one has addressed this problem, I thought I'd take a crack at it. So here's what i came up with. Feel free to print for your personal bashes. I also did up some subdued flag (desert/woodland/IR reflective) and blood patches. Hope they come in handy. :)

This is scaled to print out on a 8.5x11 sheet.
 

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justin_g said:
Dumb question time - what do all those codes mean? And who uses them - just SEALs or any USSOCOM unit?
CCT = Combat Control Team
PJ = ParaJumper
EOD = Explosive Ordnance Disposal

The others, well, from what I can gather, they represent the rank/position of a individual within the team. I have no idea what the actual letters and numbers correspond to. That question has been asked a couple times over on MP.net, but is usually answered with OPSEC, which is understandable. :bag
I based mine on variations of patches seen in photos, as well as the original "D2" patch from "Raptor" and the "C-01" patch from Joe Brennan. I made them in groups of 6, because a SF A-Team is composed of 12 men, and a standard SEAL "boat crew" is, I think, 6 men. That way it would be easier for those who bash teams to have related markings.

As far as who uses them, photos indicate SEALs, SF (including SFOD-D), and specialist personnel (such as EOD).I don't know about all of USSOCOM, as I've never seen photos of Rangers with those patches.
 

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No problem, Tang. As for how to apply the patches, just pick whatever works best for you. I personally was going to print the patches on fabric, then glue them onto thin strips of velcro and see how that looks. I don't have the skills to sew them onto velcro, so I'll use fabric glue or plan white glue, like Elmer's Glue. You could print them on sticker paper, but judging how poorly the BBI stickers from their Joe Brennan figure work, I don't think that will work as well.
 

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Awesome patches. Thanks, Sarge!

IIRC, a SEAL Boat crew comprises of two swim pairs, for a total of 4 men. I'll double check that though...
 

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Hey all, I thought I might add some things I needed into the patches. So here is my attempt. The spacing for now is temporary, it might be too close for comfort so let me know how you feel about it. Sgt. Schultz, thanks for inspiring me to make my own patches.

The set I am making is going to be Letter format (8.5 inches by 11 inches). As you can see I still have alot of space left so if you want something on it, I can add it. You just need to provide a big enough image for me to work on it. The IR flag is now 201 X 118 pixels and it turns out to be 17mm by 10mm in 1:1 scale.



cheers
tang

EDIT: Update of the patches. Added more things. As for the Alphanumeric patches, I just thought I'd add bigger numbers since I saw them on ODAs. I forgot to mention that the final file will be Letter format but in 300 DPI instead of 100 DPI.
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I'm sure you've figured this out by now but the alpha-numeric patches are used so that teammates can quickly be identified (everyone starts to look the same with all that garbage on). It's also nice when you're escorting non-military folks, you can tell them just to stick with the guy with D28 on his kit; makes him easily identifiable.
 
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