23d Bomb Squadron Heritage, Kiai O Ka Lewa, B-52
Designed and produced for the 23D BS, Minot AFB, North Dakota. 2017
"Motto: 'Kiai O Ka Lewa' translates to 'Guardians of the Upper Realm'--a Hawaiian expression, highly respected by ancient Hawaiian warriors. The expression was frequently used in battle as a war cry. Tradition has it that there were two birds, Kiwaha and Halulu, which were birds of state, or guardians of the realm.
3.5" x 3.5, embroidered with felt, heat cut border, hook back.