CREST & SEAL PATCHES


2.5" disk
cut edge
emb on blue felt
no backing material
National shoulder patch
Senior Member, Version 2

- Authorized: July 1942
- Discontinued: November 1944
However design was used well into 1945

3" disk
cut edge w/ blue ring
emb on blue felt
cheese cloth backing
National shoulder patch
Senior Member, Version 2

- Authorized: July 1942
- Discontinued: November 1944
However design was used well into 1945

2.5" disk
cut edge
embroidered on blue
 
National shoulder patch
Senior Member, Version 2

- Authorized: July 1942
- Discontinued: November 1944
However design was used well into 1945

3" disk
cut edge
embroidered on blue
 
National shoulder patch
Senior Member, Version 2

- Authorized: July 1942
- Discontinued: November 1944
However design was used well into 1945

3" disk
cut edge
fully embroidered
 
National shoulder patch
Senior Member, Version 2

- Authorized: July 1942
- Discontinued: November 1944
However design was used well into 1945

3" disk
cut edge
embroidered on white
periods in U.S.
National shoulder patch
Senior Member, Version 2

- Authorized: July 1942
- Discontinued: November 1944
However design was used well into 1945

2.5" disk
cut edge
embroidered on blue
National shoulder patch
Cadet Member, Version 2

- Authorized: March 1943
- Discontinued: November 1944
However the design was used well into 1945

3" disk
cut edge
embroidered on blue
National shoulder patch
Cadet Member, Version 2

- Authorized: March 1943
- Discontinued: November 1944
However the design was used well into 1945

3" disk
cut edge
fully embroidered
National shoulder patch
Cadet Member, Version 2

- Authorized: March 1943
- Discontinued: November 1944
However the design was used well into 1945

2.5" disk
cut edge
embroidered on blue
National shoulder patch
Instructor, Version 1

- Authorized: February 1944
- Discontinued: January 1945

2.5" disk
cut edge
fully embroidered
National shoulder patch
Civil Air Patrol Guard, Version 1

- Authorized: TBD
- Discontinued: TBD
   


cut edge
fully embroidered
"Transitional Red Arc" add-on patch
Used during and after the 1944-1945 phase-in of the new National shoulder patch. To keep
member costs down, the separate arc patch was sewn on above the older National patches.


2.5" disk
cut edge
embroidered on blue
ribbed triangle
National shoulder patch
Senior Member, Version 3

- Authorized: November 1944
- Discontinued: December 31, 1954

2.5" disk
cut edge
embroidered on blue
woven triangle
National shoulder patch
Senior Member, Version 3

- Authorized: November 1944
- Discontinued: December 31, 1954

2,5" disk
uncut raw edge
emb on navy blue
woven triangle
National shoulder patch
Senior Member, Version 3

- Authorized: November 1944
- Discontinued: December 31, 1954

2.5" disk
cut edge
fully embroidered
 
National shoulder patch
Senior Member, Version 3

- Authorized: November 1944
- Discontinued: December 31, 1954

2.25" disk
cut edge
embroidered on blue
ribbed triangle
 
National shoulder patch
Cadet Member, Version 3

- Authorized: October 1944
- Discontinued: December 31, 1954

2.5" disk
cut edge
embroidered on blue
ribbed triangle
 
National shoulder patch
Cadet Member, Version 3

- Authorized: October 1944
- Discontinued: December 31, 1954

2.25" disk
cut edge
embroidered on blue
woven triangle
 
National shoulder patch
Cadet Member, Version 3

- Authorized: October 1944
- Discontinued: December 31, 1954

2.25" disk
cut edge
embroidered on blue
ribbed triangle
narrow Cadet tab
National shoulder patch
Cadet Member, Version 3

- Authorized: October 1944
- Discontinued: December 31, 1954

2.25" disk
cut edge
fully embroidered
woven triangle
narrow Cadet tab
National shoulder patch
Cadet Member, Version 3

- Authorized: October 1944
- Discontinued: December 31, 1954

2.5" disk
cut edge
embroidered on blue
ribbed triangle
National shoulder patch
Instructor, Version 2

- Authorized: January 1945
- Discontinued: December 31, 1954

" x "
cut edge
fully embroidered
 
Civil Air Patrol Historian
unauthorized novelty patch
Created by Lt Col Stephen Howard
   

4" Civil Air Patrol cloth seal
"Auxiliary United States Air Force" on bottom of disk
- Authorized: February 1970
- Discontinued: February 1983
3" Civil Air Patrol cloth seal
"Auxiliary U.S.A.F." on bottom,
blue boarder around torse
- Authorized: January 1977
- Discontinued: February 1983
4" Civil Air Patrol cloth seal
"United States Air Force Auxiliary" on top of disk
- Authorized: February 1983
- Discontinued: 1988?
4.5" Civil Air Patrol cloth seal
all blue torse, eagle's feathers are detailed with blue thred
4" Civil Air Patrol cloth seal
modern reproduction with gold and darker blue thred, white eagle head
3" Civil Air Patrol cloth seal
"USAF Auxiliary" on top, torse without border
- Authorized: February 1983
- Discontinued: 31 March 2004
3" Civil Air Patrol cloth seal
"USAF Auxiliary" on top, blue boarder around torse
- Authorized: February 1983
- Discontinued: 31 March 2004
3" Civil Air Patrol cloth seal
"USAF Auxiliary" on top, torse starts with extra blue braid
- Authorized: February 1983
- Discontinued: 31 March 2004
3" Civil Air Patrol cloth seal
"USAF Auxiliary" on top, all blue torse and missing stars
- Authorized: February 1983
- Discontinued: 31 March 2004
4" Civil Air Patrol cloth seal
navy blue (and white) thred embroidered on white twill; in use during the late 1950s or early 1960s
       

CAP/USAF Aux 'Major Command' breast patch
Version 1a, 3"
- Authorized: 2003
- Discontinued: 01 March 2008
date recinded November 2007 at NEC meeting
- Discontinued: 31 March 2010
date reset March 2008 at Winter National Board meeting
Designed by Lt Col Bill Schell Jr, inspired in part by the small shield-shaped patch logo from this website
CAP / U.S. Air Forice Auxiliary
'Major Command' patch

Version 1b, 4.5"
novelty only, no authorized uniform usage
Apparently some Region and National staff members were handed one of these during a meeting when the official Version 1a 3" patch was introduced
US/CAP Corprate Shield breast patch
Version 2, 3"
- Authorized: 20 November 2006,
for CAP distinctive flight clothing
- Authorized: 10 July 2007,
for USAF flight clothing
- Discontinued: 31 March 2010
Emblem design approved as early as 01 August 2006
Civil Air Patrol Shield breast patch
Version 3, 3"
- Authorized: 01 March 2008
replaces both of the preceeding shield versions for CAP distinctive and USAF flight clothing
The patch shown is one of a few samples brought to the Winter National Board meeting by a Vanguard rep, manufactured before it was actually approved there
       

Blazer crest patch
- Authorized: March 1968
- Discontinued: September 1970
Manufacturer sticker on back:
Jennings, Jones Limited; 16 East 52nd ST, New York
Blazer crest patch
undocumented variation of patch used from March 1968 to September 1970
Blazer crest patch
- Authorized: TBD
sew-on version without pins
Civilian Jacket patch
non-uniform patch, worn on civilian jackets and wind breakers. In use from March 1968 to September 1970