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Hey guys,

 

Since this thread popped up again, I figured I would take photos of my certificates as none have been photographed yet.

 

I was a Cadet in CAP from 1982 to 1987 and was able to get my Spaatz award in that year. The first certificate is the Commander's Commendation Award.

 

-Ski

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Pte Harold Griffiths, 1805, 1/6th Manchester Regt, KIA June 4th, 1915 in Gallipoli
Cpl Isaac Judges, 40494, 6th East Yorkshire Regt, KIA October 3rd, 1917 in Ypres
May they rest in peace.....

MSgt - USAF Retired

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The Mitchell Award Certificate.

 

-Ski

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In Memory Of......
Pte Harold Griffiths, 1805, 1/6th Manchester Regt, KIA June 4th, 1915 in Gallipoli
Cpl Isaac Judges, 40494, 6th East Yorkshire Regt, KIA October 3rd, 1917 in Ypres
May they rest in peace.....

MSgt - USAF Retired

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The Emilia Earhart Award Certificate.

 

-Ski

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In Memory Of......
Pte Harold Griffiths, 1805, 1/6th Manchester Regt, KIA June 4th, 1915 in Gallipoli
Cpl Isaac Judges, 40494, 6th East Yorkshire Regt, KIA October 3rd, 1917 in Ypres
May they rest in peace.....

MSgt - USAF Retired

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And finally, one of my proudest moments, the Spaatz Award Certificate.

 

-Ski

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In Memory Of......
Pte Harold Griffiths, 1805, 1/6th Manchester Regt, KIA June 4th, 1915 in Gallipoli
Cpl Isaac Judges, 40494, 6th East Yorkshire Regt, KIA October 3rd, 1917 in Ypres
May they rest in peace.....

MSgt - USAF Retired

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CAP wore atandard U.S. Army uniforms during WWII with the addition of red epaulets on officers shirts and coats and red background on chevrons. They also wore red trim on overseas caps. The red was made obsolete in Feb. 1945 and CAP adopted regular Army uniforms with the only distinctions being the use of CAP insignia. Shoes would be standard Army brown

 

Hope this answers your question.

 

I was looking more for a "M19--" type number but upon some more research after reading this, I guess that they are just referred to as "Khakis" and don't have an official designator. So you did answer my question, thanks!

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I've asked enough questions, now I will contribute a few pictures. My screw backed CAP hat device. The screw post seems to be added later as I can only see the bottom part of the markings, with some of the soldering covering the rest. It appears to say "W.Y." or "N.Y." under a longer word that is obscured by the solder.

 

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As you can tell, I am far from skilled with a camera, so I appologize.

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Here's a neat WW2 era tunic that just came in the shop as you see it.

The cool thing ( besides having all insignia & hat) is that it is not a normal US PQMD 4 pocket but one made up with no tags and out of a slightly lighter weight material.

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My new book on the History of the US Service Flag is available now- contact me directly for a signed copy

https://www.elmgrovepublishing.com/in-the-service-of-our-country

 

 

Collector of WWI & WWII Home Front Flags, Unit Flags & Guidons, US & German helmets, insignia, uniforms, medals,

Women's Military Uniforms, Wisconsin Vocational School made Fighting Knives.

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Mr.JERRY

My new book on the History of the US Service Flag is available now- contact me directly for a signed copy

https://www.elmgrovepublishing.com/in-the-service-of-our-country

 

 

Collector of WWI & WWII Home Front Flags, Unit Flags & Guidons, US & German helmets, insignia, uniforms, medals,

Women's Military Uniforms, Wisconsin Vocational School made Fighting Knives.

Military Collectibles Shop Owner & Dealer in everything else~!

 

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Mr.JERRY

My new book on the History of the US Service Flag is available now- contact me directly for a signed copy

https://www.elmgrovepublishing.com/in-the-service-of-our-country

 

 

Collector of WWI & WWII Home Front Flags, Unit Flags & Guidons, US & German helmets, insignia, uniforms, medals,

Women's Military Uniforms, Wisconsin Vocational School made Fighting Knives.

Military Collectibles Shop Owner & Dealer in everything else~!

 

Check out our Facebook page for updates and the latest Shop news!:

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Visit our website (and visit our shop if you are ever near Milwaukee, WI USA)
http://www.militarycollectorsHQ.com

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Sweet!!! Wow! Well done, Jerry.

 

-Ski

In Memory Of......
Pte Harold Griffiths, 1805, 1/6th Manchester Regt, KIA June 4th, 1915 in Gallipoli
Cpl Isaac Judges, 40494, 6th East Yorkshire Regt, KIA October 3rd, 1917 in Ypres
May they rest in peace.....

MSgt - USAF Retired

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I found this today. Is this a Senior NCO cap badge? What years were these worn? Scarce? Thanks for any information on this one!

 

-Ski

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In Memory Of......
Pte Harold Griffiths, 1805, 1/6th Manchester Regt, KIA June 4th, 1915 in Gallipoli
Cpl Isaac Judges, 40494, 6th East Yorkshire Regt, KIA October 3rd, 1917 in Ypres
May they rest in peace.....

MSgt - USAF Retired

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Ahhh yes, here we are. Indeed, the cap badge is the Senior member NCO cap badge. The guy's site with this photo states that he was with CAP from 1980-83. I didn't see Senior NCOs at all when I joined in 1982, so it must have been obsolete by then....

 

-Ski

 

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In Memory Of......
Pte Harold Griffiths, 1805, 1/6th Manchester Regt, KIA June 4th, 1915 in Gallipoli
Cpl Isaac Judges, 40494, 6th East Yorkshire Regt, KIA October 3rd, 1917 in Ypres
May they rest in peace.....

MSgt - USAF Retired

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Found another set of the small CAP wings today: previously they were said to be sort of a lapel pin for wear on civilian clothing, but I wonder if they didn't function the same as miniature air force wings?

 

Does anyone have a time table for these?

 

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I found this today. Is this a Senior NCO cap badge? What years were these worn? Scarce? Thanks for any information on this one!

 

-Ski

 

These were in use from 1961 to 1979. (They may have been brought back into use as CAP again has senior member enlisted ranks, but only for those people who are current or retired military NCO's.) Oh yes, these aren't all that scarce. At one time I had about 2 dozen of them, but most have been traded off by now. These was also a smaller version that was worn on the flight cap (that's overseas cap, garrison cap, p!$$ cutter, or other name of your choice). That small one was used from 1973-1979 & was 1 1/4" dia. as opposed to the large one being 1 5/8" dia..

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These were in use from 1961 to 1979. (They may have been brought back into use as CAP again has senior member enlisted ranks, but only for those people who are current or retired military NCO's.) Oh yes, these aren't all that scarce. At one time I had about 2 dozen of them, but most have been traded off by now. These was also a smaller version that was worn on the flight cap (that's overseas cap, garrison cap, p!$$ cutter, or other name of your choice). That small one was used from 1973-1979 & was 1 1/4" dia. as opposed to the large one being 1 5/8" dia..

 

 

Thanks Lee!

 

-Ski

In Memory Of......
Pte Harold Griffiths, 1805, 1/6th Manchester Regt, KIA June 4th, 1915 in Gallipoli
Cpl Isaac Judges, 40494, 6th East Yorkshire Regt, KIA October 3rd, 1917 in Ypres
May they rest in peace.....

MSgt - USAF Retired

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I'd like to run this old flag past the Forum's Civil Air Patrol brain-trust for some feedback. I believe the flag is vintage WWII era, but I'm not certain. It is three feet by four feet in size.

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In trying to research the flag, I noticed there's a similar WWII era C.A.P. flag illustrated on "The National Museum of the Civil Air Patrol" website. It appears to be about the same size as well.

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