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American Legion Uniform Caps Help

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  1. What style cap should I order?
  2. Should my cap be lined or unlined?
  3. What type of crown should my cap have?
  4. What should my cap's left-side lettering be?
  5. What should cap's right-side lettering be?
  6. What size cap should I order?
  7. How much will my cap cost?
  8. Which states require cap order approval from Department Headquarters and cannot be ordered online?
  9. Which Departments require insignias on uniform caps?

1. What style cap should I order?

Uniform Caps

Type Description
Post State Solid blue cap with your state name in full
Post City Solid blue cap with your city name in full and abbreviated state name
County Solid blue cap with white piping and white letters, your county name in full, and abbreviated state name
District Blue cap with white crown, your district name in full, and abbreviated state name
Department Solid white cap with your state name in full
National Solid red cap with your state name in full.

Note: Past officers only wear post caps.

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2. Should my cap be lined or unlined?

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3. What crown styles are available?

Crown Style Description  
Regular crown Traditional Legion style Regular Crown
Fort Knox crown Often worn with crown pushed down in the center, leaving cap pointing up at front and back ends Ft. Knox Crown
Women's crown Modified for Lady Legionnaires Women's Crown

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4. What should my cap's left-side lettering be?

That depends on which cap style you chose in your first step. Here's your guide:

Cap Style Left-Side Lettering
Post State State name in full
Post City City name in full, state abbreviated
County County name in full, state abbreviated
District District name in full, state abbreviated
Department State name in full
National State name in full

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5. What should my cap's right-side lettering be?

Your post number is embroidered on the right side of your cap at no charge. Additional lettering may be added at $1.25/letter for gold letters. Additional lettering options are available by calling (888) 453-4466.

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6. What size cap should I order?

Measuring Your Uniform Cap Size

Cap Size Scale
Head Size Cap Size   Head Size Cap Size
18 1/4" 5 3/4 23 1/8" 7 3/8
18 5/8" 5 7/8 23 1/2" 7 1/2
19" 6 23 7/8" 7 5/8
19 3/8" 6 1/8 24 1/4" 7 3/4
19 3/4" 6 1/4 24 5/8" 7 7/8
20 1/8" 6 3/8 25" 8
20 1/2" 6 1/2 25 3/8" 8 1/8
20 7/8" 6 5/8 25 3/4" 8 1/4
21 1/4" 6 3/4 26 1/2" 8 1/2
21 5/8" 6 7/8    
22" 7    
22 3/8" 7 1/8    
22 3/4" 7 1/4    

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7. How much will my cap cost?

Uniform Cap Type Price
Post State $31.95
Post City $40.95
County $40.95
District $40.95
Department $40.95
National $40.95

Note: Many states require caps have a state insignia. The price for that insignia is automatically added to the price of your cap.

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8. Which states require cap order approval from Department Headquarters and cannot be ordered online?

County, district, department, and national cap orders must be approved by Department Headquarters for the following states:

District, detachment, and national cap orders must be approved by Department Headquarters for the following states:

Please Note

To order Nebraska county, district, and department caps, please call (888) 453-4466 for more information.

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9. Which Departments require insignias on uniform caps?

Note: The price for the insignia is included in the uniform cap price.

Department Insignia Price
Alabama Heart of Dixie $6
Arizona Cactus $6
California Bear $8
Connecticut Buff Top $6
Connecticut Charter Oak $11
District of Columbia Capitol Dome $8
Florida Orange $6
France Eiffel Tower $6
Georgia Peach $8
Hawaii Rainbow $8
Illinois Abe Lincoln $7
Indiana Soldiers & Sailors Monument $10
Kansas Sunflower $7
Louisiana Red USA (Post state caps only) $5
Louisiana Pelican $7
Maine Pine Tree $6
Maryland Shield $8
Massachusetts Minuteman $6
Minnesota Gopher $7
Mississippi Magnolia $7
Missouri Mule $11
Montana Buffalo Skull $11
North Carolina Dogwood $7
North Dakota Prairie Rose $7
Nebraska Covered Wagon & Large State Name (Post state caps only) $20
Nevada Battle Born $10
New Hampshire Old Man of Mountain $8
New Mexico Roadrunner $12
New York Statue of Liberty $8
Oklahoma Indian $12
Pennsylvania Keystone $8
Puerto Rico El Morro Castle $7
Rhode Island Red Rooster $8
South Carolina Palmetto $6
Tennessee Old Hickory $11
Texas Star & Steer $9
Utah Beehive $7
Virginia Cardinal $9
West Virginia Mountaineer $8
Wisconsin Badger $9
Wyoming Let-R-Buck (Post state caps only) $14

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