Ok you all were so good to identify the Air Force uniform, we are going to test you on some uniform hats and other service uniforms. We have placed a selection of photographs on our website: www.lawrencelore.orgwww.lawrencelore.org under the collections tab and ask you to please take a look at them and correct us if we have mislabeled them.
This uniform belonged to a Staff Sgt in the 15th Army Air Force, The 15th only was in existence for 18 months from Nov 1, 1943-Sept 15, 1945. Its first commander was General Jimmy Doolittle and primarily operated out of southern Italy where it crippled the enemy 's transportation system.
The uniform also bears a Honorable Service medal,and a Gunner badge.