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The first incarnation of the Jolly Rogers was established on 1 January 1943 at NAS Norfolk, as VF-17. Initially based on the USS Bunker Hill, the unit saw combat as a land-based squadron in the Solomon Islands in 1943-44, flying the F4U Corsair. The squadron was broken up in April 1944, but a new unit, with new personnel and aircraft, was formed with the same squadron designation. This new VF-17 served aboard the USS Hornet, and flew the F6F Hellcat in the final drive across the Pacific in 1945.

The first VF-17 had 11 aces and was credited with 152 victories; the second had 12 aces and 161 victories. Together VF-17 was the highest-scoring Navy squadron of World War II  

The second VF-84, initially known as the Vagabonds, was established on July 1, 1955, at NAS Oceana flying the FJ3 Fury. After deactivation of VF-61 in 1959, VF-84's commanding officer, formerly with VF-61, requested to change his squadron's name and insignia to that of the Jolly Rogers. His request was approved on April 1, 1960.

The worlds finest collection of museum quality historically accurate, all weather, all season, waterproof, vinyl cut military and civilian aviation decals, airplane stickers, and aircraft markings. Presenting the one and only Sierra Hotel Aeronautics Aviation Decal Collection.  

VF-84 Helmet Decal (Right)

VF-84 Helmet Markings Decal