badge, formation, American, US Navy unit ident mark USS Dyess
A dark blue embroidered shallow cotton arc incorporating a 0.2cm embroidered border. Upon the dark blue field is the title 'U.S.S. DYESS' in white embroidered plain letters.
The back has no backing.
This unit identification mark (UIM) was worn by petty officers and men of the US Navy at the top of the right sleeve their uniform jumpers.
USS Dyess (DD-880) was a Gearing class destroyer launched in January 1945 and decommissioned in January 1981.