Into the Blue: Uniforms of the United States Air Force, 1947 to the Present: Volume Two: Distinctive Uniforms, Formal and Informal Uniforms
By: Lance P. Young (author), Johnny Schlund (author), Dave Shultz (author)Hardback
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These are the uniforms not normally seen on an everyday basis by Air Force members, and include both formal and informal examples. With over 1,000 images, it is possible to trace the introduction of the various uniforms and the changes made over the years. Recognizing that uniforms come and go, this study provides the collector and historian with the uniform, and where possible, the story behind the uniform. Dave Schultz and Johnny Schlund provide a combination of decades of research, and cover aspects of the formation of such distinctive career fields as Flight Nurses, WAF Utility Uniforms, Physical Training Uniforms, the USAF Honor Guard, and the largest of USAF career fields, the Security Forces.
Lance Young has been collecting militaria since his father's friends gave him souvenirs that they had brought back from World War II. His love for the Air Force and law enforcement has manifested itself in his position as an instructor at Gunsite Training Academy, helping law enforcement, military, and civilians prepare to defend themselves and their families with a wide variety of weapons. In retirement he maintains his contacts and interests in the community. He resides with his wife Bonnie in Minden, Nevada.
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