I FOUND THESE PATCHES ON EBAY. Neither the seller nor I have any idea as to their origins or meaning, but I can make some good guesses. I really love the ones with the lightning bolts... me thinks it must be for the radio operators.

Rank. Degree. Hierarchy. Order. It’s the way the world works. It’s the way corporate America works. It’s the way nature works. I don’t like it, but it will never change.
Via ebay.