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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 Departments cannot be ordered online?
  9. Which Departments require insignias on uniform caps?

1. What style cap should I order?

Uniform Caps

Style Description
Post State Solid blue cap with gold lettering & piping, state name spelled out in full
Post City Solid blue cap with gold lettering & piping, city name spelled out in full and state name abbreviated
County Solid blue cap with white lettering & piping, county name spelled out in full and state name abbreviated
District Blue cap with white crown, gold lettering & piping, district name spelled out in full and state name abbreviated
Department Solid white cap with gold lettering & piping, state name spelled out in full
National Solid red cap with gold lettering & piping, state name spelled out in full

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

Recommended Lettering

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

Guidelines Examples
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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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 $33.95
Post City $42.95
County $42.95
District $42.95
Department $42.95
National $42.95

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 Departments 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:

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

Please Note

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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
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 $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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