Short Patch

Description

When an airman is “short” it means he or she is close to the end of their tour of duty. This unofficial patch depicts a cowboy hat on top of a pair of boots.

Filed In:
Era: Cold War
Clothing & Insignia: Patches
Accession #:
2006-3242-0001-0003
Museum Location:
Not on display
Questions?

Question about this artifact? Email the Collections Manager, Hal Sellars.

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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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