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187th Abn

187th Airborne Regiment

Worn as a Pocket Patch from:

1955 - ?

Although this patch was (Unauthorized), it is an
original patch most likely worn locally.

The design is an embroidered replica of the distinctive
insignia of the unit. The blue is for the Infantry.
The partition line of the pale heraldically representing
clouds and the double-handed sword, an ancient infantry
weapon, symbolized the character of the organization as an
airborne infantry unit. The motto is "Ne desit virtus"
(let valor not fail).

World War II (New Guinea, Leyte, Luzon, [with arrowhead]).


Presidential Unit Citation
(streamer embroidered Tagaytay Ridge),

Presidential Unit Citation Army
(streamer embroidered Sukchon),

Presidential Unit Citation Navy
(streamer embroidered Inchon),

Valorous Unit Award
(streamer embroidered Thua Thien Province).

Philippine Presidential Unit Citation
(streamer embroidered 17 October 1944 - 4 July 1945).

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
(streamer embroidered Korea 1950 - 1952).

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
(streamer embroidered Korea 1952- 1953).

Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Palm
(streamer embroidered Vietnam 1968 - 1969).

Canon PowerShot S50
1s f/2.8 at 7.1mm full exif

other sizes: small original auto
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