Civil Air Patrol Uniforms and Insignia Since 1941 by LTC. Preston B. Perrenot CAP

By LTC. Preston B. Perrenot CAP

This booklet covers the background of the grade insignia worn through officials, enlisted group of workers and cadets of the Civil Air Patrol (U.S. Air strength Auxiliary), uniform switch to uniform switch in view that its founding in 1941. The textual content describes the alterations and options all through heritage and is supported by way of fantastically special colour plates of the insignia. lined are Grade Insignia, Aeronautical score badges, area of expertise Badges, Collar Insignia, Hat Badges, id Insignia, sector and Wing Patches, Awards and undefined, Buttons and lots more and plenty extra. additionally integrated are CAP Symbols, Flags in addition to airplane and car Markings.

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Field officus had a single row of gold embroidery on the peak edge, while generala had two rows. For 'dress', or walking out, men wore only khaki shirta and tics with straight khaki trowem and black shors. Non-commissioned officers wore chevrons above the elbow ofthe left arm only. A private fmt claas wore a yellow chevron, point down; a corporal, two chevrons, and a corporal f h t class, two yellow chevrons topped by a single white chevron. A sergeant wore a single white chevron, and a master seigeant, three white chevrons.

1976 2. Colonel-DencnLN a t h V h w m s e Army. 1976 s. Macine. North V k b m n A~m y . 1976 1st Marine Division organized a number of the hot' chanh into the 'Kit CScouts', a unit designed to perform recomahnce work. The programme worked out so well that in September 1967 General Westmoreland ordered all US divisions, Army and Marine, to oganizc similar units. The US Navy's River Asaault Force, too, organized and uaed Kit Carson Scouts. When the Americana began pulling out the programme was dissolved and the men joined either regular ARVN units or the Army ofthe Khmer Republic (Cambodia).

North-V Amy. 1976 2. Colonel-DencnLN a t h V h w m s e Army. 1976 s. Macine. North V k b m n A~m y . 1976 1st Marine Division organized a number of the hot' chanh into the 'Kit CScouts', a unit designed to perform recomahnce work. The programme worked out so well that in September 1967 General Westmoreland ordered all US divisions, Army and Marine, to oganizc similar units. The US Navy's River Asaault Force, too, organized and uaed Kit Carson Scouts. When the Americana began pulling out the programme was dissolved and the men joined either regular ARVN units or the Army ofthe Khmer Republic (Cambodia).

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