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Unknown ribbon on Korean War era Senior Army Aviator


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Got this couples portrait and am a fan as a former Army Aviator.

 

BUT ... one ribbon on his rack has me stumped. WW2 ribbons with Senior Army Aviator wings.

The last ribbon has equal stripes, but it doesn't match the American Defense Medal or the UN Korean Medal. Can you name it?    

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I "primarily" collect Gulf War 1 patches. All branches (USA, USAF,USN, USMC & USCG) and ALL Countries..
US - Op.'s Desert Shield / Storm / Provide Comfort /Some Southern Watch - F-4G's Wild Weasels
UK - Op.'s Granby / Sabre / Warden
Canadian - Op. Desert Storm / Op. Friction
French - Daguet / Aconit
Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, South Korea, etc.
Looking for the oddities, including unfinished & flaws
I HAVE EXTRA's!! Will trade as well.

 

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It fits the pattern. Couldn't have been a whole lot of them awarded so the next question is, can the award be traceable? The guy was probably an Arty spotter. 

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I "primarily" collect Gulf War 1 patches. All branches (USA, USAF,USN, USMC & USCG) and ALL Countries..
US - Op.'s Desert Shield / Storm / Provide Comfort /Some Southern Watch - F-4G's Wild Weasels
UK - Op.'s Granby / Sabre / Warden
Canadian - Op. Desert Storm / Op. Friction
French - Daguet / Aconit
Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, South Korea, etc.
Looking for the oddities, including unfinished & flaws
I HAVE EXTRA's!! Will trade as well.

 

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I don't think it will be possible to trace it. Even if it was a numbered Czechoslovak award, I don't know how you would figure out the recipient. You could try contacting the Vojensky Historicky Ustav in Prague. They may be able to help.

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On 9/15/2020 at 9:17 AM, easterneagle87 said:

It fits the pattern. Couldn't have been a whole lot of them awarded so the next question is, can the award be traceable? The guy was probably an Arty spotter. 

 

I agree that he was probably an artillery spotter given his branch, the DFC and multiple Air Medals.

 

The location the picture was taken, Willow Glen, CA, may or may not be helpful.  

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