Made by Rajawongse Store in Thailand, this cotton party suit has embroidered first lieutenant rank, U.S. and Thailand shoulder patches, squadron emblem embroidered on the right front, and an embroidered pilot aviation badge and Bob Welsh embroidered in English and Thai on the left front.
Donor, Robert Welsh, wore this party suit while a first lieutenant assigned to the 433rd Tactical Flying Squadron at Ubon Royal Thai AFB, Thailand, from 1969-1970. The squadron flew F-4 Phantom aircraft.
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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 artifacts in the museum's collection.