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Insignia pin for Army 101st Airborne Division worn by Colonel 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:
101st Airborne Division, American, founded 1918  Search this
United States Armed Forces, American, founded 1775  Search this
United States Department of Defense  Search this
Medium:
enamel on metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 1/4 × 1 1/2 × 3/8 in. (3.2 × 3.8 × 1 cm)
Type:
insignias
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1976-1977
Caption:
From 1976-1977, Colonel Colin Powell commanded the 2nd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell in Kentucky.
Description:
One (1) U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Unit Crest Insignia worn by Colonel Colin L. Powell. The metal pin features a light blue enamel face and depicts an eagle outlined in gold metal in downward flight above a white enamel cloud. Below that circular depiction is a gold metal scroll with engraved black print that reads “RENDEZVOUS WITH DESTINY”. On the reverse of the crest in raised engraving is “623 / IRA GREEN INC. / MADE IN USA”.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  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:
A2022.101.1.78
Restrictions & Rights:
No known copyright restrictions
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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/fd56aab41b4-bc76-40f0-8973-f5d5f563b525
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2022.101.1.78