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Melissa Rathbun-Nealy’s “Chocolate Chip” Pattern Battle Dress Uniform
Armed Forces History, Division of History of Technology, National Museum of American History

Melissa Rathbun-Nealy’s “Chocolate Chip” Pattern Battle Dress Uniform

Catalog #: 1991.0377.01    Accession #: 1991.0377
Credit: Division of Military History and Diplomacy, National Museum of American History

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions: 28" H x 20.5" W

Physical Description

Tan and brown "chocolate chip" pattern military jacket with one patch on both the left and right front pockets and matching trousers.

Specific History

“Chocolate chip” pattern Battle Dress Uniform jacket and trousers worn by Specialist Melissa Rathbun-Nealy of the 233rd Transportation Company, United States Army, during Operation Desert Storm. Specialist Rathbun-Nealy was captured by the Iraqis on 31 January, 1991 and subsequently released on 4 March 1991.


Keywords

Countries: Iraq, United States
War: Operation Desert Storm
Service: Army
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