Uniforms

Uniform Schedule for Duluth Composite Squadron

Week 1 - Physical Fitness Uniform

Week 2 - Blue Service Uniform (short sleeve with ribbons)

Week 3 - Battle Dress Uniform

Week 4 - Battle Dress Uniform

Week 5 - Varies

U.S. Air Force Blue Service Uniform
Male
Female
 

Flight Cap

  • Male and Female Flight Caps are shaped differently
  • The Cap extends approximately 1 inch above the eyebrows
  • If not worn, tuck under the belt on either side, between the first
    and second belt loops without folding over the belt
Flight Cap Device
  • 1 1/2 inches from front edge and centered

Blue Shirt
  • Differs between males and females

  • Female shirts have no pockets

Grade Insignia

  • 1 inch from leading edge of collar, centered and parallel

  • Grade insignia will be worn on both sides of the 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: Resting on but not over top edge and centered on right pocket
Undershirt
  • V-Neck white undershirt but NOT a tank top or crew neck
Belt
  • Sliver tip extends to left for males and right for females. No blue fabric should show. Highly shined.

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):

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

Ribbon Placement

Battle Dress Utility:

Cover
  • Clean, not fully down on head or wrinkled
  • Bottom edge of cover should be parallel to the ground
BDU 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
  • Full length of the top of the pocket and ends folded under when sewn
Civil Air Patrol Tape
  • On wearer’s left pocket
  • Full length of the top of the pocket and ends folded under when sewn
Wing Patch
  • ¾” from top of left sleeve
Squadron Patch
  • Centered on top right breast pocket
Undershirt
  • Black crew neck with no writing on it unless CAP or USAF related
Sleeves
  • While rolled up, material must touch or come within 1” of forearm when bent at 90 degree angle
BDU Pants
  • Creases down front and back of pants legs, parallel to each other
Belt and Buckle
  • Black tip extends to left for males and right for females. No blue fabric should show. 
  • Gigline means belt is aligned with front of BDU Blouse and buttons on BDU Pants
Boots
  • Combat Boots
  • Should be high up on leg 
  • Highly polished
  • 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:

  • Navy Blue Running Shorts/ Running Pants 
  • Black Shirt or sweatshirt with nothing on it unless CAP or USAF Related 
  • Running Shoes 
  • White socks 
  • WATER is a required item for the PT Uniform
  • Compression short or pants may be worn but only underneath running shorts and pants
   
"LINKS OR REFERENCES TO INDIVIDUALS OR COMPANIES DO NOT CONSTITUTE AN ENDORSEMENT OF ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCT OR SERVICE YOU MAY RECEIVE FROM SUCH SOURCES."