SAL 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?

Squadron State

State Uniform Cap

French blue cap with gold lettering and red, white, & blue piping, state name spelled out in full

Squadron City

City Uniform Cap

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

County

County Uniform Cap

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

District

District Uniform Cap

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

Detachment

Detachment Uniform Cap

French blue cap with gold crown and lettering and red, white, & blue piping, state name spelled out in full

National

National Uniform Cap

Solid gold cap with blue lettering and red, white, & blue 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.

Unlined caps are also available.

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

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

Style Left-Side Lettering
Squadron State State name spelled out in full
Squadron City City name spelled out in full, state abbreviated
County County name spelled out full, state abbreviated
District District name spelled out in full, state abbreviated
Detachment 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 squadron 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.
Guidelines Examples
Squadron 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 Detachment officers PAST DETACHMENT
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
Detachment Cap
2 lines for current officers Detachment
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
Squadron State $36.95
Squadron City $45.95
County $45.95
District $45.95
Detachment $45.95
National $45.95

Note: Many Detachments require caps to have a Detachment insignia. Mandatory insignias are automatically added to your cap. Some Detachments' insignias are optional. The cost of any insignia is included in the price of your cap.

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Which caps cannot be ordered online?

County, district, detachment, and national cap orders must be approved by Detachment Headquarters for the following:

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

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

  • Colorado
  • Tennessee

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

  • California

Please Note

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

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Which insignias are mandatory and which are optional?

The cost of an insignia is included in the uniform cap price.

Mandatory
Detachment 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
Indiana Soldiers & Sailors Monument $10
Illinois Abe Lincoln $7
Kansas Sunflower $7
Maryland Shield $8
Minnesota Gopher $7
Mississippi Magnolia $7
Missouri Mule $11
Montana Buffalo Skull $11
Nebraska Covered Wagon & Large State Name (state caps only) $20
Nevada Battle Born $10
New Hampshire Old Man of Mountain $8
New York Statue of Liberty $8
North Dakota Prairie Rose $7
Pennsylvania Keystone $8
Puerto Rico El Morro Castle $7
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 (state caps only) $14
Optional
Detachment Insignia Price
California Bear $8
Florida Orange $6
Hawaii Rainbow $8
Louisiana Red USA (state & detachment caps only) $5
Louisiana Pelican $7
Maine Pine Tree $6
Massachusetts Minuteman $7
North Carolina Dogwood $7
Oklahoma Indian $12
Rhode Island Red Rooster $8

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Which styles are not available for which detachments?

County caps are available for these detachments 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

City caps are not available for these detachments:

  • Nebraska
  • Wyoming

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