Flag, United States

Flag, United States

     

In response to the 9/11 attacks, the United States Air Force conducted a variety of missions in support of counter-terrorism operations in the skies over Afghanistan. On of the more unique of these missions was the airdrop of over 1 million Humanitarian Daily Rations (HDRs) to innocent Afghans. This flag was carried on board a C-17 transport aircraft that was participated in one of these humanitarian missions.

Gift of the United States Air Force.

Physical Description:
United States flag carried and flown by a C-17 in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom.

Date
2001

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Hangar
Boeing Aviation Hangar

Type
MEMORABILIA-Miscellaneous

Materials
Cloth, Nylon.
Dimensions
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 91.4 x 152.4cm (36 x 60 in.)

In response to the 9/11 attacks, the United States Air Force conducted a variety of missions in support of counter-terrorism operations in the skies over Afghanistan. On of the more unique of these missions was the airdrop of over 1 million Humanitarian Daily Rations (HDRs) to innocent Afghans. This flag was carried on board a C-17 transport aircraft that was participated in one of these humanitarian missions.

Gift of the United States Air Force.

Physical Description:
United States flag carried and flown by a C-17 in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom.

Date
2001

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Hangar
Boeing Aviation Hangar

Type
MEMORABILIA-Miscellaneous

Materials
Cloth, Nylon.
Dimensions
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 91.4 x 152.4cm (36 x 60 in.)

ID: A20020404000