Sweetheart Pin

Description

Sweetheart pins, wings, handkerchiefs, bracelets, and pillow covers are some of the gifts that military men bought for their girlfriends and wives. This tiny sterling-silver pin has an airman or E-2 chevron attached by a chain to a miniature set of aviation wings. It was bought at the base exchange at Lackland AFB, Texas.

Filed In:
Era: Cold War
Other: Mementos
Accession #:
1994-3242-0124-0002
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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