Rare 1930 or 1931 11th Bombardment Squadron Pinback/Button w/mascot Jiggs

Rare 1930 or 1931 11th Bombardment Squadron Pinback/Button. Showing their mascot Jiggs, strolling along, hands in the pocket, bomb under the arm, smoking a cigar. 31.7mm (Approx. 1 1/4")

Vintage piece is in very good condition with bright colors, Due to the age and use, some imperfections can be expected. Please review photos to verify condition

Wikipedia: The 11th Bomb Squadron (11 BS) is a unit of the United States Air Force, 2d Operations Group, 2d Bomb Wing located at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. The 11th is equipped with the B-52H Stratofortress.

The 11 BS is one of the oldest units in the United States Air Force, first being organized as the 11th Aero Squadron on 26 June 1917 at Kelly Field, Texas. The squadron deployed to France and fought on the Western Front during World War I as a Day Bombardment squadron. It took part in the St. Mihiel offensive and Meuse-Argonne offensive.

Excerpt: Inactivated on 31 July 1927 due to budget issues at March Field and personnel transferred to the 54th School Squadron. Re-activated on 1 June 1928 at Rockwell Field, CA, and assigned to the 7th Bombardment Group, moved to March Field in October 1931.

During World War II the unit served in the Pacific Theater of Operations (PTO) as a B-17 Flying Fortress heavy and later B-25 Mitchell medium bomber squadron
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