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Hello all,

 

This is a rather special item in my collection. It's a VFW Garrison Cap used at VFW Post #3160, which is in Norfolk Virginia. It has a leather sweat band and a silk interior. It was either made or given in 1951 as it has the date stamped on the sweat band.

 

I found this at a local antique mall and it has been a favorite in my collection. I have an American Legion cap from a post on the Eastern Shore which I believe I'll post soon.

 

Parks

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In Memory Of

ARM2 Frank Bednarz USN 1919-1943 WW2 KIA

EMC. Monroe Blevins USN 1919-2009 WW2

TSgt. William Mohn USMC 1913-1977 WW2

SSGT. Robert Duvall USA 1944-2019 VIETNAM

 

 

 

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Here you go, My uncle. past Comander 3160. Norfolk. VA

S Sgt. WW2 314th Infantry 79th Division

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Pvt. James H. Honey 1st Md. Eastern shore Vol. Inf. Co. D (union) Gettysburg
Pvt. George Eddie Lear 26th Inf. Co.H 1st Div .(WW1) P.H. WIA Cpl. Richard Elsea 268th C.A. Bn. Battery A. WW2 SSgt. Grant Elsea 314th Inf. Hq.Co. I.R.79thDiv. WW2
Cpl. Harry Lawrence Butler Jr 23rd Regt. WIA Korea Lt. George Olin Tilghman 111th MG. 29th Div. WW1 DIS France 1919
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