This is a standard issue M1912/1917 United States Army Air Service uniform coat. This coat was worn by the donor's father, Littleton Flippo Pendleton, during World War I. Pendleton served as an observer with the 1st Aero Squadron from 1917 to 1919.
Donated by Warren Pendelton
Country of Origin: United States of America
Clothing: 78.7 x 83.8 x 5.1cm (31 x 33 x 2 in.)
Overall: Wool, brass, cotton
United States Army Air Service (USAAS) Type M1912/1917 officer'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; single gold officer's lace on each cuff; epaulets; brass "U.S." insignia on collars; two overseas service chevrons on left cuff; U.S. Army 3rd Corp insignia on left shoulder.