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#1 AZPhil

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Posted 22 November 2019 - 07:03 PM

Hello All,

 This is from a 8th AF ball turret gunner who also served in the regular Army in late 30's early 40's prior to going to the USAAF, He was KIA on April 13th 1944 on a mission to Schweinfurt.

 Could someone tell me if this is AAF or USA?

 Thanks

 Semper Fi

Phil

Charles Eyre purple heart ribbon and medal and service insignia (2).jpg

 I tried to blow it up a bit.

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 Sorry if I posted this in the wrong spot.


Edited by AZPhil, 22 November 2019 - 07:05 PM.


#2 manayunkman

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Posted 22 November 2019 - 07:16 PM

It’s USAAF.

Training Command or something like that.

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Posted 22 November 2019 - 07:26 PM

AAF common crest, Technical training command

#4 AZPhil

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Posted 22 November 2019 - 08:31 PM

Thank you Both,

 So Technical trainig command,

 OK I looked that up and see it is a stateside training command.

 So is this a lapel or for the garrison /overseas cap type pin?

 

Semper Fi

Phil


Edited by AZPhil, 22 November 2019 - 08:39 PM.


#5 manayunkman

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Posted 22 November 2019 - 09:26 PM

It’s a distinctive insignia worn on uniform and side hat.

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Posted 23 November 2019 - 12:13 PM

Thank you Sir!

 

Semper Fi

Phil




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