General Gabriel, USAF Chief of Staff Windbreaker

15-UN-00007

Regular price $125.00

Red nylon jacket, size medium, Gabriel's name embroidered on front over 380th Bombardment Wing (M) patch. Reverse has a large silk screen emblem celebrating five wins of the SAC bombing competition. Wing was stationed at Plattsburgh AFB, NY; jackets like this were typically given to distinguished visitors when they attended special events. Jacket is new and probably never worn. Gabriel graduated from USMA in 1950 and scored two Mig-15 kills in Korea; he also flew 152 missions in the RF-4 in Vietnam. He was Chief-of-Staff 1982-86; he died in 2003. Acquired from Gen Gabriel's estate.