US Army officer's jacket, wool. Has silver captain's bars and Signal Corps Insignia: crossing red & white flags with a torch in the center; one pin on each side. Airforce sleeve patch: on left sleeve, blue patch with gold wings and white star with a red circle in the center. Service stripes: on left sleeve (4) one for each 6 months of overseas service. Unit crest: blue & gray with hatchet; distinctive unit insignia. Four bars; top (blue); American campaign medal Dec. 7, 1941 - March 2, 1946; bottom (left to right): (yellow): American Defense Service medal (Sept. 8, 1939 - Dec. 7, 1941) (green) European-African -middle eastern campaign medal Dec. 7, 1941 - Nov. 8, 1945- each star represents a campaign. (red) WWII victory Dec. 7, 1941 - Dec. 31, 1946. Front 3 gold buttons down front and a brown one on the bottom; 4 pockets, each with a gold button. tapered in center with metal latches on sides. Gold border on bottom of sleeves. Purchased with commission money in 1942 for being accepted into Cadet School.