Capture the legendary Naval Aviation markings on this 14 inch wood plaque of the recently reactivated VFA-101 Grim Reapers. The use of naval aviation insignia is a modern form of heraldry that dates back to the early period of naval aviation in the 1920 s and captures many proud moments of its history. The practice fosters a sense of pride, unit cohesion and contributes to high morale, esprit de corps and professionalism within the community. It also serves as an effective means of preserving a command s tradition, continuity of purpose and recognition, as traced through its lineage. The following rules are provided to ensure that all command insignia and slogans are in keeping with the highest traditions of the proud naval aviation heritage.