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Vanguard

Vanguard (www.vanguardmil.com) is CAP's official supplier of uniform insignia. Here is a list of the preliminary insignia needed for the "blues" and "BDU" uniforms:

Air Force "Blues" Cadet Uniform

Note: only one set of CAP cutouts is needed, even if the cadet has both uniforms

ABU/BDU Uniform

Some uniforms and accessories may be able to be issued at the squadron, however you may also purchase these uniform items as well through Vanguard.

Headgear:

Note: Officers and Seniors have different headgear than enlisted cadets, make sure to note the difference when ordering. To properly order a ABU cover, you’ll need to know your hat size. Use the following links for help:

Belts and Buckles:

Boots and Shoes:

Boots and/or shoes can be ordered from Vanguard or they may also be ordered from the following companies:

For CAP Members that need a flight suit, they can be ordered from Gibson & Barnes

 

Q: Where do the patches, insignia, etc. go on the uniform?

A: See the uniform mini-posters (PDF) included in your son's or daughter's member kit.

To determine the proper arrangement of your CAP awards, ribbons, and devices - click here.

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