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Device for Army Officer’s cap worn by General 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:
gold and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 3/8 × 2 3/16 × 1 in. (6 × 5.6 × 2.5 cm)
Type:
insignias
devices (symbols)
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1960-1993
Description:
One (1) U.S. Army Officer’s cap device worn by General Colin L. Powell. This is the universal cap device in lieu of branch insignia for enlisted personnel. The device features a gold-colored disk with thirteen (13) stars at its top and a gilt depiction of the Great Seal of the United States (the Coat of Arms of the United States). When worn on the Army officer cap the device is attached through to the eyelet on the front of the service cap.
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:
A2022.101.1.82
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/fd569af49e0-5672-4d6d-89cc-96c5d84bcc44
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2022.101.1.82