This set of K-2B flying coveralls is made of light-weight, international orange cotton. It has zippered pockets on the front, zippered pencil pocket on the left arm, and a survival knife pocket on the left leg. The black and silver nametag reads “R. Burleson” and has a command pilot aviation badge.
Colonel Rayvon Burleson was a pilot during his 30-year career and flew B-36, C-54, C-124, C-97, C-121, C-124, C-133, and C-130 aircraft. He served two tours of duty in Saigon during the Vietnam War as Director of Rescue and Commander of the 3rd Air Rescue and Recovery Group.
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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.