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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Clothing and Accessories
Clothing Accessories
Men's Clothing
Headwear
Vietnam War ➔ Military Cap

Identifier:
142792
Description:
This garrison cap, sometimes called an overseas cap, is from the United States Army of the United States Armed Forces. It was worn by Fred Paepke in 1966 during the Vietnam War.
Date:
circa 1966
Dimensions:
5" h 1" w 11" d
Current Location Status:
On Exhibit
Source:
Gift Of Fred Paepke
Rights:

Exhibit/Program
V is for Veterans ()
Makers/Donors
United States Army Issue

Fred Paepke
Frederick G. Paepke served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. 

Fred Paepke
Frederick G. Paepke served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. 

United States Army
The United States Army is a service branch of the United States Armed Forces that specializes in ground-based offensive and defensive warfare. The mission of the United States Army is to fight and win our Nation's wars,  by providing prompt, sustained, land dominance, across the full range of military operations and the spectrum of conflict, in support of combatant commanders.The United States Army we know today has roots that can be traced back to the Continental Army which was formed in 1775 during the American Revolutionary War. After the War, The Congress of the Confederation officially created the United States Army in 1784 to replace the disbanded Continental Army. The United States Army is the largest military branch of the armed forces in which participates in disputes worldwide today through preserving peace and security and providing for the defense of the United States.
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