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  1. https://fas.org/irp/program/collect/vpu-002.htm "In the P-3 community they are known as ‘Jerry’s Kids’ because they are special," the officer said, referring to the charity run by comedian Jerry Lewis that aided children with special needs. "Basically what that means is that whatever the special projects guys need, they get." http://www.p3orion.nl/sneaky.html
  2. Thank you. SUNDANCE I think you are right about some being executed.
  3. Sweet. Thanks guys. I appreciate it. Ive never seen wings this thick & heavy made in sterling before. Are the pins original or replacements?
  4. These photos came from a larger grouping of photos from a Marine. The Marine was a photographer durn WW2. These are pictures of Wake Island defender & commander of the 1st Marine Defense BN. Shows the major after his release. Sent from my moto z4 using Tapatalk
  5. I was going through my things and came across these flight surgeon wings. Wings are thick and heavy. They're marked Sterling but I'm not quite sure if they are original or a restrike. I totally forgot I even had these wings. I've had them for close to 30 years. I'm far from being an expert so looking for opinions. Thank you Sent from my moto z4 using Tapatalk
  6. Thank you I appreciate the feedback. Is the 503rd Company, BN, or RGT?
  7. Recent pick up. WW2-Vietnam veteran but no star on the NDSM. Person saw a lot of action in WW2, 9 stars on the A-P campaign ribbon. Sent from my moto z4 using Tapatalk
  8. Interesting blank v-mail Sent from my moto z4 using Tapatalk
  9. My new goodies Sent from my moto z4 using Tapatalk
  10. Deer Hunter(1978) The SF looks to have the older teal A/B tab Sent from my moto z4 using Tapatalk
  11. You need McDuffs books on Vietnam insignia. One was sketches the other has nice pictures. Check out vintageproductions site to see what nice originals look like. If you're in Facebook there are some groups you can join with very knowledgeable collectors Sent from my moto z4 using Tapatalk
  12. That is one good looking DI. One I have never seen before
  13. The bracelets were first created in May 1970 by a California student group called Voices in Vital America (VIVA), with the intention that American Prisoners Of War in Vietnam not be forgotten.
  14. They had a Stars & Stripes book store at Clark.But I dont ever remember seeing one of those.That is cool
  15. Ive had a few of these, bought from an Army-Navy store as a kid. A few had reversed colors. I was told it had something to do with the FSSF, but I’m skeptical of that ID. The patches were thin and fragile. They would fall apart in your hands.
  16. Gotcha. And I was just stating that when someone says ‘reversed’ its an actual patch with the item facing the opposite direction, like a right facing 101st.
  17. Yes. When I was at Tech School at Sheppard, 1982, their were foreign pilots all over the place. Nice scarce patch.
  18. You’re right.Im thinking of the RANGER & SF tabs.
  19. I’ve seen them nailed on plaques. But I also think these are worn on the pocket flaps of dress blues
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