Navy orders more 'Don't Tread on Me' patches

Posted: June 22, 2014 at 3:50 a.m.

The Navy Jack patch shoulder by sailors deployed in war zones since then, including SEALs.

A military command that supplies U.S. Navy SEALs with new gear says it wants more shoulder patches emblazoned with "Don't Tread on Me" less than a year after it was reported, apparently erroneously, that the longstanding tradition faced being mustered out of use. That erroneous report created some discord in the ranks.

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