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This thread has been prompted by the contents of the "Elvis..." thread which I started earlier today. There's obviously a wide range of military armbands/brassards and doubtless guys among you out there who collect them? So, I thought it might be neat to see them, WW2 thru to today. I've got a few...Military Police..Air Police and Shore Patrol...but no pictures of them yet! So, let's see what you've got fellers!

 

Sabrejet :thumbsup:

 

PS: Mods...I wasn't sure where to place this one. If I chose the wrong forum, please re-direct it. Thanks.

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kyhistorian01

TQM armband. I have been told it stands for Transportation Quartermaster, but I am not sure. I believe its from the WWII era

 

Robert

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Thanks to all who've contributed so far! Here are a few of mine. First, a WW2 period MP armband of all felt construction.

 

 

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we have had a few topics on Brassards / arm bands. I think the MP brassards Topic had a bunch of nice one posted.

 

Not sure If I posted this one before. It was made in Hawaii out side of Schofield BKS. Around 2000. there was a unit going out from there.

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A "First Sergeant" brassard was used by 3083rd Aviation Depot Group NCO Academy at Fairfield Air Force Station, Calif. The "First Sergeant" pictured here (whose actual rank was Airman 1st Class) was Honor Graduate of Class 57-6, June 21, 1957.

 

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These brassards pictured are from class 57-12 graduated on 13 Dec 1957 and are from the 3079th Aviation Depot Wing (AMC), Fairfield AF Station, Fairfield CA
I was in contact with one of the members from this class, he said that the class was split into two flights, each with a class commander and two flight leaders. The other I can read looks like Squadron Commander.

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Here's my collection so far....the odd looking one in the middle appears to be a field-made MP armband made from what I believe may be a German first aid bandage or something similar. I got it from a fellow forum member...pretty cool actually,....in fact I got most of them from fellow forum members

 

Rick

 

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I've Got like 40 or so brassards, so Ill post the Link to all the pics. I've got a Nice embroidered 16th ABN MP brassard coming...

 

 

Linked to a photobucket album that had 54 images over three pages. If member wants to repost images, please do so at the end of the thread.

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Not in my possession any longer, but still a couple of favorites (and maybe will get a few other WWI collectors to post pictures of some earlier armbands ;) ).

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WWI Army Headquarters General Staff Armband

 

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WWI "U.S. REGISTERED" Armband

 

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WWI American Red Cross Supply Corps Armband

 

John

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