Burgess Trent, Milt Blumenfeld USS VANCE DE 387 Battle Flag 1946
Flag donated by Burgess Trent, Woodwork by Milt Blumenfeld

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The World War II Battle Flag which flew over Vance was donated to the Vance Association by Burgess Trent.
The flag was last used at the 202 reunion in Albany, NY.
Looking through the glass at the flag

This 18.5 x 26 x 3.5 inch, hand crafted walnut flag box was made by
Milt Blumenfeld who served on DE 387
Front view of a flag case made by Milt Blumenfeld

Laser engraved
Served With Dignity
Preserved With Pride
WW II Battle Flag
Atlantic & Pacific Theaters
USS Vance, DE-387
Laser engraved -- Served With Dignity
Preserved With Pride WW II Battle Flag Atlantic & Pacific Theaters USS Vance, DE-387

Laser engraved
1 November 1943 Commissioned DE-387 at Houston, TX
27 February 1946 Decommissioned at Green Cove Springs, FL
9 May 1952 Commissioned WDE-487, at Green Cove Springs, FL
3 April 1954 Decommissioned at San Diego, CA
5 October 1956 Commissioned DER-387 at Vallejo, CA
10 October 1969 Decommissioned at Vallejo, CA
1 June 1975 Struck from the Navy lists

For more information on the box contact
Milt at blumenfeldm@netscape.net
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