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S.A.L. Uniform Caps Help

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  1. What style cap should I order?
  2. Should my cap be lined or unlined?
  3. What should my cap's left-side lettering be?
  4. What should cap's right-side lettering be?
  5. What size cap should I order?
  6. How much will my cap cost?
  7. Which states require cap order approval from Department Headquarters and cannot be ordered online?
  8. Which insignias are mandatory and which are optional?

1. What style cap should I order?

Type Description
State State Uniform Cap Solid blue cap with your state name in full in gold
City City Uniform Cap Solid blue cap with your city name in full and abbreviated state name in gold
County County Uniform Cap Solid blue cap with white piping and white letters, your county name in full, and abbreviated state name
District District Uniform Cap Blue cap with white crown, your district name in full, and abbreviated state name in gold
Detachment Detachment Uniform Cap Blue cap with gold crown and your state name in full in gold
National National Uniform Cap Solid gold cap with your state name in full in blue

Note: Past officers only wear squadron caps.

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2. Should my cap be lined or unlined?

Lined caps feature a smooth gold nylon lining that provides extra comfort.

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3. 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
State State name in full
City City name in full, state abbreviated
County County name in full, state abbreviated
District District name in full, state abbreviated
Detachment State name in full
National State name in full

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

Your squadron 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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5. 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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6. How much will my cap cost?

Uniform Cap Type Price
State $31.95
City $40.95
County $40.95
District $40.95
Detachment $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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7. Which states require cap order approval from Department Headquarters and cannot be ordered online?

County, district, detachment, 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:

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8. Which insignias are mandatory and which are optional?

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

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

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