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Badge, Military Aviator, United States Signal Corps

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This object is on display in the World War II Aviation exhibition at the National Mall building.

Summary

This badge design was adopted by the U.S. Signal Corps on May 27, 1913 and worn by Henry "Hap" Arnold.

Donated by Mrs. T. Dewitt Milling

Designer: General Henry Harley "Hap" Arnold

Date: 1911-1912

Country of Origin: United States of America

Dimensions: 2-D - Unframed (H x W): 2.5 x 4.1cm (1 in. x 1 5/8 in.)

Materials: Overall - 14K Gold Signal Flags - Silver

Physical Description:United States Army Signal Corps gold Military Aviator's badge; American eagle with two crossed Signal Corp flags held in its talons chain linked to bar with embossed text "MILITARY AVIATOR".

Inventory number: A19640053001

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