Civilian Service Ribbon


This pin-back ribbon is fabric with a winged star on a blue background with three horizontal dashed lines. The ribbon was awarded to Margaret McKnitt at her first six-month review at her Dover Army Airfield job in December 1943.


Margaret McKnitt was born in Frederica, Delaware, and lived in Magnolia, Delaware, for 70 years. She graduated from high school in 1936. The only child of Henry and Alice McKnitt, she never married. Margaret was a civilian secretary at Dover Army Airfield (renamed Dover AFB in 1948) and retired after 20 years of service.


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Era: World War II
Clothing & Insignia: Other
Special Collection: Dover AFB, Margaret McKnitt, Civilian
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Not on display

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Every artifact in the Air Mobility Command Museum, including this one, is part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program. We are not able to loan or sell artifacts in the museum's collection.

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