Flight Surgeon Aviation Badge

Description

A flight surgeon aviation badge is worn by a medical doctor in the U.S. Air Force who is trained in aerospace medicine and is responsible for the health of aircrew members.

In the center of the badge is the Staff or Rod of Asclepius, the god in Greek mythology associated with healing and medicine.

 

Filed In:
Era: Cold War
Clothing & Insignia: Aviation & ID Badges
Location: On Display
Accession #:
1996-3242-0025-0010
Museum Location:
Behind Closed Doors exhibit
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Disclaimer

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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