Insignia, 1st Base Headquarters & Air Base Squadron, United States Army Air Forc


Display Status:

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

Inventory Number


Physical Description

United States Army Air Forces 1st Base Headquarters and Air Base Squadron distinctive insignia; winged Roman numeral "I" depicted in center of badge with blue enamel background and silver edge; blue letter text "FIRST ALWAYS" on silver edge.

Credit Line

Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences, Inc.

Country of Origin

United States of America


  • Sterling Silver
  • Gold Plating
  • Paint
  • Solder


3-D: 2.7 × 2.9 × 0.6cm (1 1/16 × 1 1/8 × 1/4 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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