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General Memoranda

The Office of Civilian Defense Civil Air Patrol issued many General Memoranda during World War II. Many of these memoranda helped establish and create modern regulations and policies used by Civil Air Patrol. The memoranda listed below span from January 1942 to July 1943.

Item Date Subject Size Last Modified
The items below are from the 2024.30 "General Memoranda" Collection.
1 13 JAN 1942 Employment of Civilian Pilots by Army Air Corps Ferrying Command 1.28 MB 5 MAR 2024
2 15 JAN 1942 Aviation Cadet Requirements Revised 1.39 MB 6 MAR 2024
3 19 JAN 1942 Enlistments 201.47 KB 6 MAR 2024
4 7 FEB 1942 Application Information 227.19 KB 6 MAR 2024
5 11 FEB 1942 Progress Report from Delaware Wing 943.39 KB 6 MAR 2024
6 13 FEB 1942 Attachment to GM-09 242.14 KB 6 MAR 2024
7 13 FEB 1942 Intelligence Officers 297.35 KB 6 MAR 2024
8 6 MAR 1942 Qualifications for Civilian Pilots Hired by Air Corps Ferrying Command 355.04 KB 6 MAR 2024
9 26 FEB 1942 Schedule of Hourly Costs for Flying Aircraft of Various Horsepower 425.10 KB 7 MAR 2024
10 2 MAR 1942 [Corrected Copy] Citizenship Requirements for Civil Air Patrol 180.59 KB 7 MAR 2024
11 2 MAR 1942 Procedure Concerning Federal Bureau of Investigation Check of Civil Air Patrol Applicants 333.25 KB 7 MAR 2024
12 2 MAR 1942 Fingerprinting of Civil Air Patrol Applicants and Personnel 225.32 KB 7 MAR 2024
13 5 MAR 1942 Radio Communications 560.05 KB 7 MAR 2024
14 19 MAR 1942 Citizenship 235.01 KB 7 MAR 2024
15 3 APR 1942 Official Officer's Uniform - (Summer) Commissioned Personnel 814.08 KB 7 MAR 2024
16 30 JUL 1943 [Addendum 1] Penalty Privilege (Franking Privilege) 304.55 KB 7 MAR 2024
17 10 APR 1942 Transfer of Membership Between Wings 601.21 KB 7 MAR 2024
18 10 APR 1942 Civil Air Patrol Membership Requirements for All Command, Staff and other Officers 501.12 KB 9 MAR 2024
19 13 APR 1942 Donations of Flying Equipment and Funds for Civil Air Patrol Activities 492.00 KB 9 MAR 2024
20 15 MAY 1942 Liability Insurance 1.82 MB 9 MAR 2024
21 15 MAY 1942 Crash Insurance 3.12 MB 9 MAR 2024
22 15 MAY 1942 Accident Insurance 2.81 MB 9 MAR 2024
23 21 MAY 1942 Ministers of Gospel for Duty with Armed Forces 234.59 KB 16 MAR 2024
24 22 MAY 1942 Forest Patrol 1.17 MB 16 MAR 2024
25 23 MAY 1942 Enlistment Procedure 760.55 KB 16 MAR 2024
26 25 MAY 1942 Civil Air Patrol Insignia 742.60 KB 16 MAR 2024
27 26 MAY 1942 Letters to Congress 585.90 KB 16 MAR 2024
28 27 MAY 1942 Merit Awards 353.44 KB 16 MAR 2024
29 10 JUN 1942 Application for Active Duty Service 719.56 KB 16 MAR 2024
30 15 JUN 1942 Discharge of Members 915.79 KB 16 MAR 2024
31 13 JUN 1942 Sleeve Rank Insignia for CAP Officers 340.00 KB 16 MAR 2024
32 19 JUN 1942 Identification Cards and Insignia 283.98 KB 16 MAR 2024
33 19 JUN 1942 Letter from Illinois Wing 1.65 MB 16 MAR 2024
34 25 JUN 1942 Authorized Abbreviations for us by Civil Air Patrol Task Forces 1.29 MB 16 MAR 2024
35 1 JUL 1942 State Wing Organizations 1.27 MB 16 MAR 2024
36 2 JUL 1942 Insignia for Active Duty Volunteers, Merit Awards, and Specialists 424.94 KB 16 MAR 2024
37 2 JUL 1942 Manufacturing and Ordering of CAP Insignia 391.11 KB 16 MAR 2024
38 7 JUL 1942 Airports Used by CAP 388.99 KB 16 MAR 2024
39 8 JUL 1942 Restricted Use of Long Distance Telephone Service 651.28 KB 16 MAR 2024
40 13 JUL 1942 Extension of Liability Insurance, Crash Insurance and Accident Insurance Policies to Cover Losses Incurred while Aircraft are Equipped with Bomb Racks 1.04 MB 16 MAR 2024
41 14 JUL 1942 Ground Insurance 1.47 MB 16 MAR 2024
42 17 JUL 1942 Uniform, Insignia, and Rank 2.09 MB 16 MAR 2024
43 20 JUL 1942 Relief Wings 484.96 KB 16 MAR 2024
44 24 JUL 1942 Civil Air Patrol Insignia 2.46 MB 16 MAR 2024
45 5 FEB 1943 Civil Air Patrol Insignia (Addendum 3) 899.72 KB 16 MAR 2024
46 30 JUL 1942 Courier Service 1.16 MB 16 MAR 2024
47 27 JUL 1942 Replacement of Uniform Shoulder Straps (All Personnel) 242.40 KB 16 MAR 2024
48 29 JUL 1942 Rank and Grade Designated for Civil Air Patrol Coastal Patrols 956.66 KB 16 MAR 2024
49 27 JUL 1942 Acquisition of Civil Air Patrol Airplanes by Other Governmental Agencies 270.50 KB 16 MAR 2024
50 10 AUG 1942 Organizational Standard 351.93 KB 16 MAR 2024
51 20 AUG 1942 Preparation of All Volunteers 1.92 MB 16 MAR 2024
52 7 SEP 1942 Chevrons for Non-Commissioned Officers 281.27 KB 16 MAR 2024
53 17 SEP 1942 Established Policy of the Army Air Forces Relating to the Utilization of Civil Air Patrol Services 458.08 KB 16 MAR 2024
54 19 SEP 1942 Customs of the Service 254.89 KB 16 MAR 2024
56 1 OCT 1942 Civil Air Patrol Cadets 487.26 KB 16 MAR 2024
57 20 OCT 1942 Uniform Requirements for Civil Air Patrol 685.66 KB 16 MAR 2024
58 20 OCT 1942 Requests for Membership Lists 330.03 KB 16 MAR 2024
59 28 OCT 1942 Service Cap for Civil Air Patrol Uniform 315.92 KB 16 MAR 2024
60 5 DEC 1942 Military Missions by Civil Air Patrol Pilots Clothing and Equipment 580.78 KB 16 MAR 2024
61 30 JAN 1943 CAP Field Survey 2.04 MB 16 MAR 2024
62 22 JAN 1943 Cooperation with Air Scouts 475.46 KB 16 MAR 2024
63 6 FEB 1943 Available Uniform Material 591.85 KB 16 MAR 2024
64 27 FEB 1943 Promotion of Coastal Patrol and Liaison Patrol Personnel 405.38 KB 16 MAR 2024
65 1 MAR 1943 Civil Air Patrol Stations in the War Emergency Radio Service 2.36 MB 16 MAR 2024
66 29 MAR 1943 CAP Rules 16.74 MB 16 MAR 2024
67 31 MAR 1943 Training Manuals 1.43 MB 16 MAR 2024
68 9 APR 1943 Operating Frequencies Civil Air Patrol Radio Stations in the War Emergency Radio Service 330.70 KB 16 MAR 2024
69 16 APR 1943 Temporary War Civilian Security Program as it Affects Civil Air Patrol Members Injured on Duty 1.23 MB 16 MAR 2024
70 1 MAY 1943 Approval of Flight Instruction or Flight Test 391.64 KB 16 MAR 2024
71 22 MAY 1943 Military Training for Prospective Inductees 443.62 KB 16 MAR 2024
72 31 MAY 1943 Tax Exemption Certificates 680.55 KB 16 MAR 2024
73 5 JUN 1943 Applications for Active-Duty Assignment 359.14 KB 16 MAR 2024
74 4 JUN 1943 Enlistment Applications; Officer Appointments 452.48 KB 16 MAR 2024
75 9 JUN 1943 Aviation Cadet Recruitment for the Army Air Forces 494.58 KB 16 MAR 2024
76 12 JUL 1943 Activation of CAP National Headquarters 469.27 KB 16 MAR 2024
77 14 JUL 1943 CAP Weekly Bulletin 288.54 KB 16 MAR 2024
78 16 JUL 1943 Survey of Aviation Cadet Recruitment Activities 386.85 KB 16 MAR 2024
The items below were provided by IAWG Civil Air Patrol and are from the 2024.31 "Regulations" Collection.
1 5 DEC 1946 [Attachment, CAPR 35-6] Duty Assignment Guide for Administrative Inspector 1.72 MB 16 MAR 2024
2 5 DEC 1946 [Attachment, CAPR 35-6] Duty Assignment Guide for Operations and Training Officer 1.96 MB 16 MAR 2024
3 5 DEC 1946 [Attachment, CAPR 35-6] Duty Assignment Guide for Intelligence Officer 1.56 MB 16 MAR 2024
4 5 DEC 1946 [Attachment, CAPR 35-6] Duty Assignment Guide for Legal Officer 2.07 MB 16 MAR 2024
5 5 DEC 1946 [Attachment, CAPR 35-6] Duty Assignment Guide for Air Inspector 1.80 MB 16 MAR 2024
6 5 DEC 1946 [Attachment, CAPR 35-6] Duty Assignment Guide for Fiscal Officer 1.85 MB 16 MAR 2024
7 5 DEC 1946 [Attachment, CAPR 35-6] Duty Assignment Guide for Public Relations Officer 2.08 MB 16 MAR 2024
8 5 DEC 1946 [Attachment, CAPR 35-6] Duty Assignment Guide for Publications and Records Officer 1.89 MB 16 MAR 2024
9 5 DEC 1946 [Attachment, CAPR 35-6] Duty Assignment Guide for Engineering Officer 1.70 MB 16 MAR 2024
10 5 DEC 1946 [Attachment, CAPR 35-6] Duty Assignment Guide for Supply Officer  1.85 MB 16 MAR 2024
11 5 DEC 1946 [Attachment, CAPR 35-6] Duty Assignment Guide for Medical Officer  1.91 MB 16 MAR 2024
12 5 DEC 1946 [Attachment, CAPR 35-6] Duty Assignment Guide for Personnel Officer 1.92 MB 16 MAR 2024
13 5 DEC 1946 [Attachment, CAPR 35-6] Duty Assignment Guide for Commanding Officer 1.78 MB 16 MAR 2024
14 5 DEC 1946 [Attachment, CAPR 35-6] Duty Assignment Guide for Adjutant 1.74 MB 16 MAR 2024
15 5 DEC 1946 [Attachment, CAPR 35-6] Duty Assignment Guide for Communications Officer 1.88 MB 16 MAR 2024

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