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Sergeant's Field Uniform, U.S. Army Air Service, WWI

DAYTON, Ohio - Sergeant's Field Uniform, U.S. Army Air Service, World War I, on display in the Early Years Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

DAYTON, Ohio - Sergeant's Field Uniform, U.S. Army Air Service, World War I, on display in the Early Years Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

The intertwined "ASM" at the top of his left sleeve identifies him as an Air Service Mechanician. His rank is on his right sleeve, while the red chevron on his left sleeve is a postwar addition, denoting service in the Great War. This sergeant served one year overseas, as denoted by two six-month service stripes on his left sleeve. 

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