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    My book, "Desert Uniforms, Patches, and Insignia of the US Armed Forces" is available on Amazon and other booksellers world-wide are offering the book: www.amazon.com/Desert-Uniforms-Patches-Insignia-Forces/dp/0764352067

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  1. I love those USCG DCUs, PaulR was instrumental in providing some very rare Coast Guard DCUs to Chapter 14 our our book "Desert Uniforms, Patches, and Insignia of the US Armed Forces". Including his DCU above and VADM Neffenger's DCU.
  2. The 'E' is actually a "B" inside a shield which is an L.G. Balfour mark.
  3. Another great place to visit if you collect East German militaria: http://www.facebook.com/groups/EastGermanCollectors
  4. It's taken me some years, but I've finally gotten representative examples of Saudi rank patches (Colonel) in OPC from the USMTM, OPM-SANG, and MOI-MAG. Kevin
  5. 397th Military Police Service Battalion https://www.usarmygermany.com/Sont.htm?https&&&www.usarmygermany.com/Units/MilitaryPolice/USAREUR_7747MPGp.htm
  6. Here is a photo from a few years ago of a Pershing Rifleman wearing the tab on the Army Combat Uniform (ACU).
  7. Some Pershing Rifles units still wear the tab on the current OCP uniform and previously on the ACU and BDU. However Army ROTC does not officially authorize its wear. To learn more about the National Society of Pershing Rifles see their website at: https://pershingriflessociety.org and my Pershing Rifles History webpage at: http://pershingrifles.wordpress.com
  8. Al, it looks like a great book, can't wait to get my hands on it! Kevin
  9. It's nice to see this desert uniform tread revived, those are some great DCUs and DBDU. Patched DBDUs with name tapes seam to be getting harder and harde to find.
  10. It looks like a blood chit. Originals normally have a serial # in all four corners.
  11. I was there both days, my first time with a table. It was well worth it, lots of good conversations and more time to look at other seller's wares.
  12. I'm looking for just 28 pogs and then I'll have a complete set.
  13. Great insignia, it a match to the badges made by the sew show outside MacDill AFB. Kevin
  14. Yes, I have a weakness for 10th Mountain Division (LI) and riggers, as Al does with anything Third Army related because of the WWI connection. Al is still trying to wrap his head around Third Army becoming US Army Central (USARCENT) and divisions which are now separate brigades. The division and brigade chapters were very painful for Al. lol And a shameless plug, with Christmas around the corner "Desert Uniforms, Patches, and Insignia of the US Armed Forces" would make a great gift for for the collector or desert era veteran.
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