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I'd posted an entry about the hats, belts and holsters that were donated by a widow:

 

 

http://www.usmilitariaforum.com/forums/index.php?/topic/178502-usaf-combat-arms-trainer-items/?hl=%2Bcombat+%2Barms

 

She'd mentioned that she had his "Air Force patches", and she stopped by today with a large envelope. Inside were NOT Squadron patches that I assumed would be there, but the patches he got as part of the US Air Force traveling marksmanship team. There's a neat one from Naha, Okinawa, along with a dual English/Japanese name tape. Here's the group, and some pictures of the individual patches:

 

 

 

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Mark Conrad, MSgt, USAF (Ret)

"Poor is the nation that has no Heroes...shameful is the one having them that forgets."

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Here's the one from Okinawa...as well as one from a nearby town with a clearly "military" design...

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Mark Conrad, MSgt, USAF (Ret)

"Poor is the nation that has no Heroes...shameful is the one having them that forgets."

The Miami Valley Military History Museum: http://www.mvmhm.com
https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Miami-Valley-Military-History-Museum/111268115594349
Official Partner of the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration: www.vietnamwar50th.com
Official Partner of the United States of America World War I Centennial: www.worldwar1centennial.org

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...and a sample of some of the others....she still has his medals, ribbons, shooting trophies etc...she also brought in copies of newspaper articles about him and his marksman team, so there's more stuff coming....

 

 

 

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Mark Conrad, MSgt, USAF (Ret)

"Poor is the nation that has no Heroes...shameful is the one having them that forgets."

The Miami Valley Military History Museum: http://www.mvmhm.com
https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Miami-Valley-Military-History-Museum/111268115594349
Official Partner of the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration: www.vietnamwar50th.com
Official Partner of the United States of America World War I Centennial: www.worldwar1centennial.org

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donation2017.gifdonation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

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