U.S. Flag wear on BDU - Phase out date 1 Jan 2017

posted Dec 28, 2016, 5:29 AM by JBrandon Masangcay
Effective  1 January 2017, the U.S. Flag will no longer be authorized on the right should of the BDU and the BDU Field Jacket IAW Interim Change Letter 1 & 2, CAPM 39-1 which reads:

In  December 2005, cadet and senior members were authorized to began wearing the reverse American flag on the right shoulder of the BDU and CAP distinctive field uniform. This 2" X 3" gold reverse field flag is worn centered, ½ inch below the shoulder seam on the right sleeve. The mandatory wear date was 1 April 2007. NOTE: Be aware as stated in 10.7.2. below, the reverse will no longer be allowed after 1 Jan 2017.

10.7.2. Reverse American Flag Patch. Full color, in a reversed direction, with gold merrowed edge; 2 inches by 3 inches in dimension. (Note this item is no longer required for wear on the BDU and Corporate-style Field Uniform and will not be permitted for wear after 1 Jan 2017).