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Insignia pin for 2-Star Major General worn by Colin L. Powell

Catalog Data

Issued by:
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
Worn by:
General Colin L. Powell, American, 1937 - 2021  Search this
Subject of:
United States Armed Forces, American, founded 1775  Search this
United States Department of Defense  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 3/8 × 9/16 × 1/2 in. (3.5 × 1.5 × 1.2 cm)
Type:
insignias
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1983-1986
Caption:
Colin Powell was promoted to Major General in 1983 while working at the Pentagon as Senior Military Assistant to Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger.
Description:
One (1) US Army two-star Major General insignia pin worn by Colin L. Powell. This metal pin has two five-point silver stars and two brass-colored metal backings.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Government  Search this
Military  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alma J. Powell
Object number:
A2022.101.1.67
Restrictions & Rights:
No known copyright restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a582bacb-4c82-4a69-bd7f-cc2d8cf9546c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2022.101.1.67