Uniform Decorator – Cadet Specialty Badges

Cadet Specialty Badges and How to Earn Them:

Cadet Badges
Model Rockerty Badge

Model Rockerty Badge

 

NRA Marksmanship Badge

NRA Marksmanship Badge

Model Rocketry Badge:

Authorized to be worn by cadets when awarded by the unit commander in accordance with the requirements of CAPR 50-20, CAP Model Rocketry Program.

NRA Marksmanship Badge:

Cadets may wear one marksmanship qualification medal/badge earned by completing the requirements of the NRA Marksmanship Qualification Program.

Senior Member Specialtry Track Badges Authorized for Cadet Wear
Communications Badge

Communications Badge

 

Emergency Services Badge

Emergency Services Badge

 

Information Technology Badge

Information Technology Badge

historian tech rating

Historian Badge

Senior Member Specialty Track Badges Authorized for Cadet Wear:

Cadets completing the Technician Rating in the Communications, Emergency Services, Information Technology, and Historian tracks can wear the basic badge.

How to Wear Cadet Specialty Badges:

Snippets come from CAPM 39-1

Service Dress (Class A) For Men.

4.1.5.4.4.2. CAP Service, Specialty Track Badges, Model Rocketry and NRA Marksmanship Badges (refer to Attachment 4). Wear of these badges is optional. Service badges will only be worn by officers and NCOs. Model rocketry and NRA Marksmanship Badges will only be worn by cadets. The total number of badges worn will not exceed four, to include the above-mentioned aviation and occupational badges. The first of these badges will be on the wearer’s left 1 ½ inch below top of welt pocket and centered. The second badge will be worn on the wearer’s right 1 ½ inch below the nametag. If authorized, center a third badge ½ inch above the nametag. CAP service badges, if worn, must be metal, are always worn on the left, and only one may be worn. The model rocketry badge is only worn on the left pocket. The NRA Marksmanship Badge is worn centered on the welt pocket; only one marksmanship badge may be worn. The National Commander’s Staff Badge will always be worn on the wearer’s right side. The CAP Senior Advisory Group, Command Council, National Board or National Executive will always be worn on the left side.

Service Dress (Class A) For Women.

4.1.7.4.4.2. CAP Service, Specialty Track Badges, Model Rocketry and NRA Marksmanship Badges (refer to Attachment 4).Wear of these badges is optional. CAP service badges will only be worn by officers and NCOs. Model rocketry and NRA Marksmanship Badges will only be worn by cadets. The total number of badges worn will not exceed four, to include the above-mentioned aviation and occupational badges. The first of these badges will be centered on the wearer’s right, ½ inch above the nametag. The second badge will be worn ½ inch above the nametag and centered, spaced ½ inch apart from the first badge so that the two badges are equidistant over the nametag. If the model rocketry and/or NRA Marksmanship Badge(s) is worn and other badges are already worn over the nametag, the model rocketry badge will be worn on the wearer’s left pocket, 1 ½ inches below the top of the welt pocket and the NRA Marksmanship Badge will be centered on the welt pocket. If no other badge(s) are worn over the nametag, the model rocketry badge or NRA Marksmanship Badge is worn on the wearer’s right, ½ inch above nametag. Only one marksmanship badge will be worn. CAP service badge, if worn, must be metal. If no specialty track badges are worn, center CAP service badge ½ inch above nametag. If a CAP service badge is worn with a second badge in this position, move the second badge to the wearer’s right, and wear the CAP service badge closest to the right lapel. The National Commander’s Staff Badge will always be worn on the wearer’s right side. The CAP Senior Advisory Group, Command Council, National Board or National Executive Committee will always be worn on the left side.

Service Uniform (Class B) For Men.

4.1.9.4.2.2. CAP Service, Specialty Track Badges, Model Rocketry and NRA Marksmanship Badges (refer to Attachment 4). Wear of these badges is optional. CAP service badges will only be worn by officers and NCOs. Model rocketry and NRA Marksmanship Badges will only be worn by cadets. The total number of badges worn will not exceed four, to include the above-mentioned aviation and occupational badges. The first badge will be centered on the lower portion of the wearer’s left pocket, between the left and right edges and bottom of flap and pocket. The second badge will be worn in the corresponding location on the wearer’s right pocket. If a third badge is authorized, it will be centered ½ inch above the nametag. CAP service badges, if worn, are always worn on the left, with only one being worn. Model rocketry badge will only be worn on the wearer’s left pocket.  Marksmanship badge is worn centered on the top edge of the left pocket flap. Only one marksmanship badge may be worn. The National Commander’s Staff Badge will always be worn on the wearer’s right side. The CAP Senior Advisory Group, Command Council, National Board or National Executive Committee will always be worn on the left side.

Service Uniform (Class B) for Women.

4.1.10.4.3.2. CAP Service, Specialty Track Badges, Model Rocketry and NRA Marksmanship Badges (refer to Attachment 4). Wear of these badges is optional. CAP service badges will only be worn by senior members. Model rocketry and NRA Marksmanship Badges will only be worn by cadets. The total number of badges worn will not exceed four, to include the above-mentioned aviation and occupational badges. The first of these badges will be centered on the wearer’s right, ½ inch above the nametag. The second badge will be worn ½ inch above the nametag, level with and spaced ½ inch to the right of the first badge so that both are aligned evenly across the nametag. If the model rocketry and/or NRA Marksmanship Badge(s) is worn and other badges are already worn over the nametag, the model rocketry badge will only be worn on the wearer’s left, 1 ½ inches below the top of the welt pocket and the NRA Marksmanship Badge will be centered on the welt pocket. If no other badge(s) are worn over the nametag, the model rocketry badge or NRA Marksmanship Badge is worn on the wearer’s right, ½ inch above nametag. Only one marksmanship badge will be worn. CAP service badges, if worn, must be metal. If no specialty track badges are worn, center CAP service badge ½ inch above nametag. If a CAP service badge is worn, wear the second badge to the wearer’s right, and wear the CAP service badge closest to the collar. If a CAP service badge is worn with a second badge in this position, move the second badge to the wearer’s right, and wear the CAP service badge closest to the right lapel. Exceptionally, the National Commander’s Staff Badge will always be worn to the right of a second badge. The CAP Senior Advisory Group, Command Council, National Board or National Executive Committee badges will always be worn closest to the collar.