Legion Uniform Cap Help

If you have any questions about ordering your uniform cap, please call (888) 453-4466 before you place your order. We're happy to help! You can also mail, fax, or email your order using the order form PDF.

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Uniform Cap Etiquette

What style cap should I order?

Post State

Regular Crown

Solid blue cap with gold lettering & piping, state name spelled out in full

Post City

Regular Crown

Solid blue cap with gold lettering & piping, city name spelled out in full and state name abbreviated

County

Regular Crown

Solid blue cap with white lettering & piping, county name spelled out in full and state name abbreviated

District

Regular Crown

Blue cap with white crown, gold lettering & piping, district name spelled out in full and state name abbreviated

Department

Regular Crown

Solid white cap with gold lettering & piping, state name spelled out in full

National

Regular Crown

Solid red cap with gold lettering & piping, state name spelled out in full

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Should my cap be lined or unlined?

  • Lined caps feature a smooth gold nylon interior lining that provides extra comfort.
  • All county, district, department, and national caps, in addition to all women's caps, come with lining.
  • Lining is optional for post caps.
  • Only post caps can be unlined.

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What crown styles are available?

Regular

Regular Crown

Traditional Legion style

Fort Knox

Ft. Knox Crown

Often worn with crown pushed down in the center, leaving cap pointing up at front and back ends

Women's

Women's Crown

Modified for Lady Legionnaires

Note: All women's caps are lined automatically.

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

That depends on which cap style you choose. Here's your guide:

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

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

  • Your post number is embroidered on the right side of your cap at no charge.
  • Gold lettering may be added at $1.25/letter.
  • White or red lettering may be added at $1.75/letter by calling (888) 453-4466 to place your order.
  • All lettering is in a straight line.
  • Curved lettering is an additional $1.25/letter and may be added by calling (888) 453-4466 to place your order.

Recommended Lettering

Unless otherwise specified, right-side lettering will be as follows:

Guideline Example(s)
Post Cap
1 line for current post officers COMMANDER
2 lines for past post officers PAST
COMMANDER
2 lines for past county officers PAST COUNTY
COMMANDER
2 lines for past district officers PAST DISTRICT
COMMANDER
2 lines for past department officers PAST DEPARTMENT
COMMANDER
2 lines for past national officers

PAST NATIONAL
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

or

PAST NATIONAL
COMMANDER

County Cap
2 lines for current officers COUNTY
COMMANDER
District Cap
2 lines for current officers DISTRICT
COMMANDER
Department Cap
2 lines for current officers DEPARTMENT
COMMANDER
National Cap
2 lines for current officers

NATIONAL
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

or

ALTERNATE NATIONAL
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

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What size cap should I order?

Measuring Your Uniform Cap Size

Head Size Cap Size   Head Size Cap Size
181/4" 53/4 223/8" 71/8
185/8" 57/8 223/4" 71/4
19" 6 231/8" 73/8
193/8" 61/8 231/2" 71/2
193/4" 61/4 237/8" 75/8
201/8" 63/8 241/4" 73/4
201/2" 61/2 245/8" 77/8
207/8" 65/8 25" 8
211/4" 63/4 253/8" 81/8
215/8" 67/8 253/4" 81/4
22" 7 261/2" 81/2

Note: Sizes in highlighted rows may be ordered by calling (888) 453-4466 or by completing & submitting the order form PDF.

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How much will my cap cost?

Style Price
Post State $36.95
Post City $45.95
County $45.95
District $45.95
Department $45.95
National $45.95

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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Which caps cannot be ordered online?

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

  • Alabama
  • Kansas
  • Louisiana
  • Massachusetts
  • Maryland
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • North Carolina
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Texas

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

  • Colorado
  • Tennessee

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

  • California

Please Note

  • To order an Ireland uniform cap, please call (888) 453-4466 for more information.
  • To order a Puerto Rico uniform cap, please contact your Department.

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County caps are available for these departments only

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Delaware
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Nebraska
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Wisconsin

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Which departments require insignias on uniform caps?

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 $7
Minnesota Gopher $7
Mississippi Magnolia $7
Missouri Mule $11
Montana Buffalo Skull $11
Nebraska Covered Wagon & Large State Name (Post state caps only) $20
Nevada Battle Born $10
New Mexico Zia $12
New Hampshire Old Man of Mountain $8
New York Statue of Liberty $8
North Carolina Dogwood $7
North Dakota Prairie Rose $7
Oklahoma Indian $12
Pennsylvania Keystone $8
Puerto Rico El Morro Castle $7
Rhode Island Red Rooster $8
South Carolina Palmetto $7
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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