This is a standard issue M1912/1917 United States Army Air Service uniform coat. This uniform was worn by the donor, Wiblur E. Goodhart, during World War I. He served as a mechanic for the 177th Aero Squadron.
Donated by Wilbur E. Goodhart
Country of Origin: United States of America
Clothing: 80 x 62.2 x 7.6cm (31 1/2 x 24 1/2 x 3 in.)
Wool, brass, silk
United States Army Air Service (USAAS) Type M1912/1917enlisted man's uniform coat; single breasted drab wool with five brass buttons down front; two upper patch pockets and two lower patch pockets with brass buttoned flap; stiff or "choker" collar; epaulets; brass "U.S." insignia on right collar and Air Service Winged Propeller insignia on left collar; red wool "discharge" chevron left arm; overseas service chevron on left cuff; 177th Aero Squadron insignia on left shoulder; sergant rank insignia on right sleeve.