Badge, Flight Surgeon, United States Army Air Forces


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

The second pattern Flight Surgeon badge was authorized on September 12, 1944.

Collection Item Long Description:

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Physical Description

United States Army Air Forces Flight Surgeon Badge; two piece badge, one piece stamped silver Observer's wings with applied winged caduceus in center of badge; pin back; regulation size for wear on uniform coat or tunic.

Credit Line

Donated by Miss Katherine M. Smart

Country of Origin

United States of America


  • Copper Alloy
  • Silver Plating
  • Uncharacterized Adhesive
  • Solder
  • Paper
  • Adhesive
  • Ink


3-D (Overall): 2.7 × 7.9 × 0.8cm (1 1/16 × 3 1/8 × 5/16 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum



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