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Re: New RCAF Command Badge?
« Reply #50 on: August 13, 2018, 13:27:09 »
Is this meant to include CIC?

Negative. The Reserves fall under the VCDS branch.

Besides, a concession to the CIC for the fact that no one in the real military would ever actually listen to CIC officers is that they don't have to listen to us either.
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Re: New RCAF Command Badge?
« Reply #51 on: August 13, 2018, 13:42:23 »
Somewhat related - a friend of mine is supposed to be on the big RCAF Colour Party thing in Toronto in Sept and some of the CAF social media pics have them practicing.  The officers are wearing the old school blue and gold sword belts (not the plastic white ones). 

If we're going full steam ahead (behind?) on this whole tradition thing, I wouldn't be surprised if forage caps are next...although as someone who wore them the last trade, they aren't comfortable.

They are if you have a '50 Mission Cap' ;)

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fifty_Mission_Cap

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Re: New RCAF Command Badge?
« Reply #52 on: August 13, 2018, 15:30:02 »
Once we get the RCAF sorted out, next up is Space Force.



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Re: New RCAF Command Badge?
« Reply #53 on: August 13, 2018, 16:01:31 »
I thought that was the Cyber trade badge...

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Re: New RCAF Command Badge?
« Reply #54 on: August 13, 2018, 17:20:41 »
Nah, that's this one:


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Re: New RCAF Command Badge?
« Reply #55 on: August 13, 2018, 18:15:05 »
Well, I stand corrected.

The correct Cyber trade badge:






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Re: New RCAF Command Badge?
« Reply #56 on: May 15, 2019, 18:44:34 »
The RCAF has taken the bate and brought back their command badge. I have no idea why as they already look like the in the Airforce. Congratulations to the RCN for holding out on this one. As per the Army it's just a built in instinct to pin shiny bits on their uniform.  Can't be helped.
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Re: New RCAF Command Badge?
« Reply #57 on: May 16, 2019, 06:02:15 »
The RCAF has taken the bate and brought back their command badge. I have no idea why as they already look like the in the Airforce. Congratulations to the RCN for holding out on this one. As per the Army it's just a built in instinct to pin shiny bits on their uniform.  Can't be helped.
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Re: New RCAF Command Badge?
« Reply #58 on: May 16, 2019, 11:21:27 »
The RCAF has taken the bate and brought back their command badge. I have no idea why as they already look like the in the Airforce. Congratulations to the RCN for holding out on this one. As per the Army it's just a built in instinct to pin shiny bits on their uniform.  Can't be helped.

So does anyone in the blue DEU, regardless of their Command badge, cap badge, etc. 
Everything happens for a reason.

Sometimes the reason is you're stupid and make bad decisions.

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Re: New RCAF Command Badge?
« Reply #59 on: May 16, 2019, 20:01:11 »
The RCAF has taken the bate and brought back their command badge. I have no idea why as they already look like the in the Airforce.

The Command badge denotes which of the various Commands a member belongs, which may or may not coincide with his or her service dress colour.

The current, post-2011, "RCAF" is not a service like its pre-1968 version. It is simply the environmental command previously known as Air Command renamed, nothing more, nothing less.

Merely being issued with a light blue uniform does not make one "RCAF". There are also people wearing navy blue and green who are just as "RCAF", and people wearing light blue who are RCN, CA, SOFCOM, CJOC, or Mil Pers Com etcetera. It is quite possible for people to be issued with an environmental uniform and never serve in its associated environmental command.