Melissa Rathbun-Nealy's "Chocolate Chip"-pattern Battle Dress Uniform

Melissa Rathbun-Nealy's "Chocolate Chip"-pattern Battle Dress Uniform

Description
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 January 31, 1991 and subsequently released on March 4, 1991.
Location
Currently not on view
associated dates
1990-1991
user
Coleman, Melissa Rathbun-Nealy
worn
Iraq
associated place
United States: Texas, Fort Bliss
Physical Description
cotton (overall material)
nylon (overall material)
brown (overall color)
tan (overall color)
white (overall color)
Measurements
average spatial: 17 in x 27 in; 43.18 cm x 68.58 cm
overall: 29 in x 16 in x 3 in; 73.66 cm x 40.64 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
1991.0377.01
catalog number
1991.0377.01
accession number
1991.0377
Credit Line
SPC Melissa Coleman
subject
POWs
related event
Operation Desert Storm
Contemporary United States
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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