Marine-Style Green Field Cap

Description

This well-worn cap was worn by Jon Andrews, a loadmaster during the Vietnam War who had 2,500 flying hours in Southeast Asia.

The cap is a U.S. Marines style but was also sometimes worn by Air Force servicemen. The hat has embroidered buck sergeant rank and an aircrew member aviation badge on the front. Around the back is embroidered “Vietnam 70-72,” “Delaware,” “Jon,” and “Thailand.” On the top of the cap is sewn a 21st Tactical Airlift Squadron patch. Nicknamed the Bee Liners, the squadron flew C-130 Hercules aircraft during the Vietnam War.

Filed In:
Era: Vietnam War
Clothing & Insignia: Caps & Hats
Location: On Display
Accession #:
2013-3242-0013
Museum Location:
Airlift and Air Refueling during the Vietnam War 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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