Tag: Air Force

  • Operation Christmas Drop

    This is really neat: For more than 60 years, Airmen have flown over the islands of Micronesia around Christmas, dropping donated goods in makeshift bundles to help more than 30,000 islanders spread across tiny islands adding up to an area roughly the combined size of Alaska and Texas. The yearly endeavor, called Operation Christmas Drop, is the…

  • Eastman Leather Type A-2 Flight Jacket Identification Manual

    Gary Eastman from high-end vintage flight jacket manufacturer Eastman Leather put a book together: Available Tuesday December 11th for £70 ($112 USD) over at Eastman Leather. Judging by the pictures it looks very comprehensive.   There’s no doubt in my mind that it will live up to the hype considering this book is the result…

  • Alpha Industries Spotted Camo N-3B Cold Weather Parka

    A take on the historical U.S. Air Force N-3B 3/4 length parka: I like the camouflage pattern.  I don’t know if it is an official pattern but it does look similar to German Flecktarn, $238 over at Alpha Industries.