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#1 easterneagle87

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Posted 26 July 2019 - 01:55 PM

wondering what the age of this USMC ike. I'm guessing the 1950's? Instead of the Corpsman red cross, it has the medical cadusa. A Navy sailor would wear this ike when assign to a Marine unit?

 

 

 

 

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#2 Baron3-6

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Posted 26 July 2019 - 02:18 PM

The Corpsman rating emblem was changed to the caduceus around 47-48 if memory serves me right. This patch looks more like a WWII style rate, later ones use blue thread. I'd say yours is probably 1948-Early Korea. 




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