Started by Pylon, January 09, 2006, 08:41:09 pm
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Quote from: alamrcn on March 01, 2007, 03:45:10 pmI've gathered a bunch of USAF used shapes on my website at...http://www.incountry.us/cappatches/creation.html...under the "Size and Shape" section.I reference the USAF Shield/Disk instruction and some others, but don't make a big deal of them. If following the USAF guidlines is something that your unit feels good about doing, fantastic. CAP not having any such guidelines can be both good and bad in many ways, but it sure makes for a lot of great history!Something not mentioned in the USAF instruction or on my website is that all colors (red,green,blue, black,etc) within the field should be separated by a metal (white,yellow,silver,gold). The standard, or primary focus symbol of the patch is usually not subject to this, just the background. VERY, VERY few patches follow this heraldric guideline. There are so many of these little tid-bit rules, that they start to encroch on the whole design process.I say, "Do what you want with your patch, but make sure it represents EVERYONE that wears it, and there is good reason and purpose for everything included in it." I think that is a good enough rule by itself for Civil Air Patrol patches.-AceI\/PATCHES!
Quote from: LtCol White on March 01, 2007, 04:17:51 pmDont forget to make sure the patch is professional in appearance rather than juvenile or comical.
Quote from: PhoenixCadet on January 10, 2006, 05:26:44 amI kinda like these *cough* my squadron *cough* For those of you who don't know, the one on the right is the "subdued" one we use for BDU's.
Quote from: Christopher O'Shell on March 18, 2007, 01:55:11 amQuote from: PhoenixCadet on January 10, 2006, 05:26:44 amFor those of you who don't know, the one on the right is the "subdued" one we use for BDU's.What uniform do you wear the patch on other than the BDUs and Flightsuit (which I would also use the subdued version on)?
Quote from: PhoenixCadet on January 10, 2006, 05:26:44 amFor those of you who don't know, the one on the right is the "subdued" one we use for BDU's.
Quote from: Eclipse on March 18, 2007, 02:57:22 amFlightsuit - Right shoulder in optional spaceBlue utilities - Right shoulder in optional space
Quote from: CAPM 39-1 Table 6-4.10 Organizational (Unit)Patch embroidered centered on the lower portion of the right breast pocket of BDU or field uniform shirt or BDU or dark blue field jacket between left and right edges and bottom of flap and pocket. (See note 2.) Patch must be approved by wing commander
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