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by Dean Thomas, 13 January 1999
At a CAP activity at the USAF Academy, the CAP Commander, BGEN Bobick attended the graduation parade. A cadet behind him was holding a special flag. This flag is used by all current and past national commanders of CAP (All are BGEN's as that is the only way a CAP officer can acquire that rank - if he or she is the national commander of CAP). CAP is the auxiliary of the USAF and as such, all uniform items and emblems have to be approved by the USAF. The flag picture is based on my recollection of what the flag looks like. It has a gold fringe and the CAP seal is embroidered in the top left corner. The white star is more toward the lower fly of the flag (definitely NOT centered). The shade of blue is the same as that for other USAF Flag Officers flags.
Dean Thomas, 13 January 1999