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What type of Naval hat badge is this?


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It's U.S. Public Health Service.

Only a weak society needs government protection or intervention before it pursues its resolve to preserve the truth. Truth needs neither handcuffs nor a badge for its vindication. -Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy

Peace is not the absence of war, but the defense of hard-won freedom. -Anton LaGuardia


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Here's the Surgeon General in uniform. You can see the similar device on his hat.

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Only a weak society needs government protection or intervention before it pursues its resolve to preserve the truth. Truth needs neither handcuffs nor a badge for its vindication. -Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy

Peace is not the absence of war, but the defense of hard-won freedom. -Anton LaGuardia


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it is a WW2 Public Health Service Badge in Sterling appears to be made by Blackington! They are one of the more common WW2 maker of this particular badge. While unique and much harder to find then your regular navy cap example they are usually had in the $20-$30 Dollars range occasionally they will it $35! I would say due to the pin bend $20ish would be about what this example is worth! I love the design and own a few of them myself!

Please Remember the Following Service Members who have passed on!

 

Manley S Webb- 1925-2006 US Navy WW2

James W Boutilier - 1921-1983 US Navy Seabees WW2

Russell W Haight - 1876-1953 Spanish American War, Cuban Pacification, Mexican Border War NYNG

Lt Colonel William H Warren 1921-2014 USAF

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