Honorable Discharge Insignia

Description

The honorable discharge insignia, also called a “ruptured duck,” is a small patch that was issued to honorably discharged veterans. The patch was sewn onto a veteran’s service coat upon leaving military service. This type of patch was used during WWII.

Filed In:
Era: World War II
Clothing & Insignia: Other
Accession #:
2002-3242-0065-0117-0002
Museum Location:
Not on display
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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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