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Sergeant Pilot WWI-Era Uniform

DAYTON, Ohio - Sergeant pilot World War I-era uniform on display in the World War II Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

DAYTON, Ohio - Sergeant pilot World War I-era uniform on display in the World War II Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Sergeant pilot William Beigel's World War I-era uniform trousers and coat. The enlisted pilot wing and propellar insignia is on the right sleeve. He was post sergeant-major at Rich Field in Waco, Texas, in 1919 when he learned to fly at age 31. 

Items were donated by Mrs. William Beigel and are on display in the World War II Gallery.

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