U.S. ARMY INSIGNIA

U.S. Army Cap Badges - Vietnam War


General and Commissioned Officers, Service and Dress Uniform

Warrant Officers, Service and Dress Uniform

Enlisted, Service and Dress Uniform



Garrison Caps
General Officers;

Airborne qualified patch
1" from front of right curtain.
Edge braid of metallic gold,
rank 1" from front of left curtain.
Commissioned Officers; Edge braid of interwoven metallic gold and black, rank 1" from front of left curtain.
Warrant Officers; Edge braid of interwoven metallic silver and black, rank 1" from front of left curtain.
Enlisted;

Airborne qualified patch
1" from front of left curtain;
DUI then on right curtain.
Edge braid of black,
Distinctive Unit Insignia 1" from front of left curtain.

Helmets, Field Caps, Field Hats
All Officers and Enlisted; Subdued rank insignia centered at front
(or no insignia), "cat eyes" reflective tape on rear

Berets


1st Special Forces Gp
Officer (1LT) | Enlistedmen
 


5th Special Forces Gp
Officer (MAJ) | Enlistedmen
 


7th Special Forces Gp
Officer (COL) | Enlistedmen
 


Jungle Green; Special Forces Groups / Black; 13 Ranger Companies
[Flash worn over left eye and beret pulled down on wearer's right.]
75th Infantry Rgt (Ranger) Companies;

Co. C, 75th Inf-I FFV
Co. D, 75th Inf-II FFV
Co. E, 75th Inf-9th Inf Div
Co. F, 75th Inf-25th Inf Div
Co. G, 75th Inf-23rd Inf Div
Co. H, 75th Inf-1st Cav Div
Co. I, 75th Inf-1st Inf Div
Co. K, 75th Inf-4th Inf Div
Co. L, 75th Inf-101st A/B Div
Co. M, 75th Inf-199th Inf Bde
Co. N, 75th Inf-173rd A/B Bde
Co. O, 75th Inf-82nd A/B Div
Co. P, 75th Inf-5th Inf Div



Ranger Companies
of the
75th Infantry Regiment
*
Officer (CPT) | Enlistedmen
 
  * Companies used variations on
the basic theme, the Regimental DUI.

Company Assets Derived from;

Co. E, 20th Inf (LRP)
Co. F, 51st Inf (LRP)
Co. E, 50th Inf (LRP)
Co. F, 50th Inf (LRP)
Co. E, 51st Inf (LRP)
Co. E, 52nd Inf (LRP)
Co. F, 52nd Inf (LRP)
Co. E, 58th Inf (LRP)
Co. F, 58th Inf (LRP)

71st Inf Det (LRP)
74th Inf Det (LRP)
78th Inf Det (LRP)
79th Inf Det (LRP)

Biệt Động Quân

ARVN Ranger Qualification Badge


Officer (CPT or Đại Úy)
Biệt Động Quân

ARVN Ranger Sleeve Patch
BIỆT ĐỘNG QUÂN
ARVN Rangers and U.S. Rangers Serving as Advisers to ARVN Ranger Battalions
[Note past French colonial influence, beret pulled down on wearer's left.]

 


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