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MARAUDER SQUADRON CAP TX-409 3803 West Lake Houston Parkway Kingwood, TX 77339 01 JUN 10 MEMORANDUM: TO CAP TX-409 FROM: Squadron Commander SUBJECT: Squadron policy on cadet wear of the AF style flight suit Cadets who are graduates of the Glider or Powered Flight Academies may wear the sage green Air Force style flight suit during meetings when Aerospace Education is a scheduled topic. Flight suit wear is subject to the following guidelines: o Cadets wearing the flight suit may make only essential stops en route to and from the squadron. o Appropriate footgear must be shined and fit correctly. o Flight suits may be made of either NOMEX or poly cotton. o Cadets will wear the leather name tag and unit patches as specified in appendix 1 (attached). o Pre-solo wings are authorized on the leather name tag provided the cadet has obtained the appropriate pre-solo sign-off in his or her log book at the Glider or Flight Academy course. Instructions for flight suit wear are consistent with CAPM 39-1 Civil Air Patrol Uniform Manual and Appendix 1 of this document, which specifies standardization criterion for this squadron. 1st Lt Mark Cambio, CAP CC TX409 1 of 2 Appendix 1: Cadet wear of Air Force style flight suit NOTES: 1. Cadets do not wear grade insignia or cutouts. 2. Leather Name Patch: Will include name, grade (“Cadet”), and aeronautical rating. Patch will be centered on left breast above pocket. Cloth name patch is not authorized. If no aeronautical rating, a title such as “Mission Scanner” may be used. 3. CAP Command Patch: A cloth CAP command patch will be worn on right breast directly opposite the leather name patch. 4. Shoulder Patch: A cloth American flag emblem with gold border, 2” x 3 1/2”, on left shoulder, 1/2inch below the shoulder seam. 5. Flight Jacket: The green flight jacket is the only outer garment authorized for wear with the green AF-style flight suit. Grade insignia, CAP command patch, American flag and leather name patch are worn. The Air Force brown leather flight jacket is not authorized with this or any Air Force style uniform. The MA-1 flight jacket or the CWU-45/P or CWU-36/P Nomex flight jackets may be worn. Item Wear Instruction/Materials 1. Flight Suit Green NOMEX or poly-cotton blend. Cadets electing to wear this flight suit must meet the weight and grooming standards. 3. Footwear: Combat boots or black (not olive drab) jungle boots preferred. Plain, black shoe or boot may be worn. No western style boots. 4. Undergarments: black T-shirts are authorized. All appropriate underwear will be worn. 5. Socks Black socks or neutral hose will be worn. 6. Headgear Flight cap for both men and women. 2 of 2
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