​​Squadron 10 Monthly Uniform Schedule


Week 1- Blues Uniform
Week 2- PT/ABU/BDU
Week 3- ABU/BDU
Week 4- ABU/BDU

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SUFFOLK CADET SQUADRON 10
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 Long Island Group Headquarters
 1600 Lincoln Avenue, Holbrook, NY 11741


Air Force Blues Uniform


For a limited time, new Cadet members may order a free pair of Blues when they first join CAP.  Follow the instructions located at this 
link to order your Blues Uniform.

Flight Cap

-Male and Female Flight Caps are different shapes.
-The cap extends approximately 1 inch from the eyebrows in front.
-If not worn, tuck under the belt on wearer‘s left side, between the first and second belt loops (cap will not fold over belt or be visible below service coat).

Flight Cap Insignia

-1 ½ inches from edge, centered.

Shirt

-Differs for males and females.
-Female shirt has no pockets.

Grade Insignia

-1 inch from leading edge of collar, centered, and parallel.
-Grade insignia on BOTH sides of collar.

Ribbons and Name Plates

Females:

     Ribbons: Even with or up to 1.5 inches higher or lower than first button, parallel to ground, and is         even with name plate.

     Name Plate: Even with or up to 1.5 inches higher or lower than first exposed button, parallel to             ground, and bottom row and even with bottom row of ribbons.

Males:

     Ribbons: Resting on but not over top edge and centered on left pocket.
     

     Name Plate: Centered on right pocket.

Undershirt

-V-Neck!!! NOT Tank-Top.

Belt

-Sliver tip extends to left for males and right for females. No blue fabric should show. Highly shined.

-Gig line shall be straight. Gig line is a military term that refers to the alignment of the seam of the uniform shirt, belt buckle, and uniform trouser fly-seam. In order to be properly dressed, these three
should align to form a straight line down the front of a person’s body.

Pants

-Front of pant leg should rest on front of shoe with a slight break in the crease, 7/8 of an inch longer on the back side.

Shoes

-Highly Polished, laces tucked in.

Socks

-Black socks, higher than the ankle.

Additional Items not required (but will make your uniform look better).

-Shirt Garters
-Cardboard/ Ribbon Backer for behind:
     -Flight Cap Insignia
     -Grade Insignia
     -Ribbons
     -Name Plate



Airman Battle Uniform (ABU)


Cover

-Clean, not fully down on head or wrinkled.
-Bottom edge of cover should be parallel to the ground.

ABU Blouse

-Ironed.
-Creases in sleeves.
-Pockets buttoned.

Insignia

-1 inch from leading edge of collar, centered, and parallel.
-Grade insignia on BOTH sides of collar.

Name Tape


-On wearer’s right pocket.
-Last Name only and in all capital letters.
-Full length of the top of the pocket.

CAP Tape

-On wearer’s left pocket.
-Full length of the top of the pocket.
-"Civil Air Patrol" NOT "U.S. Civil Air Patrol".


Undershirt


-A standard Desert Tan short or long-sleeved t-shirt will be worn under the ABU blouse.

Sleeves

-While rolled up, material must touch or come within 1” of forearm when bent at 90 degree angle.

ABU Pants

-Creases down front and back of pants legs, parallel to each other.

Belt

-A standard Desert Tan nylon belt will be worn. The best is a rigger-style belt with a hook and loop buckle.

Boots

-Black Combat or Tactical Leather Boots.
-Should be high up on leg (at least 8 inches tall).
-Highly polished leather.
-Laces tucked in.

Socks

-Black Socks that extend higher on leg than boots.

Blousing Bands

-Two types, green standard ones and black thick elastic ones– your preference.



Physical Fitness Uniform (PT)


-Running Shorts/Running Pants (Black or Navy Blue).
-Black Shirt or sweatshirt with nothing on it unless CAP or USAF Related.
-Running Shoes.
-White ankle socks.
-WATER is a required item for the PT Uniform.


Uniform Items to Buy


You may need to buy some uniform items yourself as the Squadron cannot always provide them. Here is a list of what to buy for the Blues and ABU Uniform. Click on this 
link and it will take you to the Vanguard website to purchase them.

Required Items:

-Flight Cap Insignia
-Grade Insignia
-Name Plate
-Ribbons
-Blues Belt (Silver Tip)
-CAP Tape
-Name Tape
-ABU Belt (Desert Tan)
-Blousing Bands


Optional Items (these will make your uniform look better):

-Ribbon Enforcers
-Tie (males)
-Tie Bar
-Tie Tab (females)
-Shirt Garters