Presentation on theme: "Civil Air Patrol Uniform Manual"— Presentation transcript:
1 Civil Air Patrol Uniform Manual CAP Manual 39-1, 1 July 1997
2 Overview Wearing of the Uniform Uniform Wear Policy Command ResponsibilityDress and AppearancePersonal Grooming StandardsUniform Combinations
3 Wearing of the UniformOthers, both military and civilian, draw conclusions about you, CAP and the USAF when they see you in uniformMore important now since there is less distinction between USAF and CAP military uniformsStandards are influenced to some extent by tradition and reflect the image of the USAFYOU are a reflection of the U.S Air Force!
4 Uniform Wear PolicyCadets/Senior Members conducting training will wear the CAP uniformCadets required to purchase the minimum basic uniformSenior members and Cadets 18 and older must meet CAP weight standards to wear USAF uniformSenior members not meeting weight/grooming standards DO NOT wear USAF style uniform, wear selected CAP uniforms
5 Command Responsibility Commanders will ensure CAP members present well-groomed appearance which reflects credit upon CAP as the USAF Auxiliary.Commanders will correct uniform violations promptly and inform all members of the proper wear of the uniform.Seniors/Cadets have authority to correct violations.Junior personnel use TACT/DIPLOMACY
6 Dress and AppearanceUniforms must be clean, neat, correct in design and specifications, properly fitted, and in good condition.Uniform will be zipped, snapped or buttoned.Shoes will be shined and in good repair.Metallic insignias, badges and other devices must be in good condition and MATCH. (cont)
7 Dress and Appearance (cont) Articles will not be worn exposed on the uniform (Exception: Parts of pens/pencils can be exposed when carried in left pocket of the BDU uniform)Wristwatches/rings (not more than three) are permitted; bracelet is permitted provided it presents neat and conservative appearanceRibbons will not be frayed or soiled (cont)
8 Dress and Appearance (cont) Conservative sunglasses without ornamentation permitted, except in formationSkirt lengths will be no higher than above the top of the kneecap or lower than the bottom of the kneecapSmall round, conservative, gold/white pearl or silver earrings may be wornConservative round diamond earring may be worn with the mess dress (cont)
9 Dress and Appearance (cont) Nail polish will be conservativeHealing posts authorized--one earring or post per ear located on bottom of earlobeVisible ornaments around the neck or on the head and ankle bracelets are prohibitedUniform Standards: Neatness, Cleanliness, Safety and Military Image!!!
10 Personal Grooming Standards - Male and Female CAPM 39-1, Page 5, Table 1HairWigs/HairpiecesBeardsMustachesSideburnCosmetics
21 Cadet Male Service Dress Figure 2-2. Men’s New Service Dress Uniform (Cadet Officers)Figure 2-4. Men’s Old-style Service Dress Uniform (Cadet Officers)Figure 2-5. Men’s Old-style Service Dress Uniform (Cadet Airmen)