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WWII Office of Civilian Defense Civil Air Patrol GM-117.pdf

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NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS
C I V I L A m PAT R O L

500 FIFTH AVENUE

N E W Y O R K 1 8 , N E W Y O R K G f J l - 11 7

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Subieoi: The Illegal Use ofTCAp. Insignia on Aircraft :i\

To I All Wing and Unit Commanders
1, It has been brought to the attention of this Headquarters that

in certain locations, CAP Insignia is being displayed on aircraft other
than that owned by CAP members.

2, This is undoubtedly occasioned by a transfer of ownership of

the aircraft, where the aircraft has been purchased by a non-member, and
where the decals v/ere not removed prior to the transfer,

'3, THE , CAP BLUE DISK WITH WHITE miAIJGIE AND RED PROPELIER, IS '
WAR DEPARTMENT INSIGNIA, AND ITS USE CR DISPUY BY ANY UNAUTHCEIZED
PERSON IS ILIEGAL.

A. All Unit Commanders should contact any aircraft owners in their
area who may b6 making illegal use of this insignia, calling their atten
tion to the fact that such use is illegal. In instances v/here the illegal

use is continued, a complete report of the facts in the case should be
reported to this Headquarters through channels,
5. In making such reports, give the correct name and address of the
aircTafr, cyner; the location of the aircraft; the moke, model and NC number
of tlx' V v/u . together with a summary of the contacts that V'ln, as the
Unit . 'if-vo made with the ovmers-relative to eMzh :lll'if*'ji use, •
Mote: X'l .f^:Lrness to the owner, personal contact must be made with
the o;vner r«l*ative to this'illegal use, prior to filiig a report with this
Headquarters♦

By direction of National Commander JOHNSON:

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SIIEIDON B. STEIRS

M a j o r, A i r C o r p s
Assistant Operations Officer