Cadet Orders of Dress

Reference: CJCR Dress Instructions, Chapter 6

C1 (Ceremonial dress)

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C1 is the highest order of dress with tunic and tie. If this order is worn without white webbing, gloves and lanyard, this is C1A

- Wedge or turban with cloth cap badge
- Shirt
- Necktie
- Jacket
- Trousers
- Boots

- Socks
- Medals
- Pins
​- Cloth glider/power pilot badge

Authorized Accoutrements: 
- Name tag
- Lanyard
- White webbing and gloves

C2 (Mess Dress)

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C2 is a uniform for wear in lieu of C1A (Ceremonial Dress) when formal dress is considered appropriate.

​Outerwear:

  • The All-Season Jacket and black gloves can be worn as appropriate for winter dress instructions.


- Dress Shirt (white dress shirt optional)
- Necktie (black bow tie optional)
- Jacket
- Trousers
- Boots

- Socks
​- Ribbons & Pins

Note: wedge (headdress) and name tags are not worn with this order of dress.

C3 (Service Dress - Winter Dress)

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Environmental Service Dress - normal LHQ training dress. This order of dress is worn during the cooler Fall-Spring months and may be worn during the cooler months for slightly more formal orders of dress.

- Wedge or turban with cloth cap badge
- Shirt
- Necktie
- Jacket
- Trousers
- Boots

- Socks
- Ribbons and pins
​- Cloth glider/power pilot badge

Authorized Accoutrements: name tag;

  • ​If open-necked order of dress is worn, shirt collar shall be outside and over jacket collar

C3A (Service Dress - Summer Dress)

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This order of dress is worn at the Squadron between the warmer Spring-Fall months, as well as at Cadet Training Centres during summer training

- Wedge or turban with cloth cap badge
- Shirt
- Rank slip-ons
- Trousers
- Boots

- Socks
- Ribbons and pins

Authorized accoutrements: name tag and metal pilot/glider wings

C3C (Service Dress - Travel Dress)

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- Wedge or turban with cloth cap badge
- Blue t-shirt
- Jacket, may be worn or carried during travel
- Trousers
- Boots

- Socks
- Ribbons and pins
- Cloth glider/power pilot badge

Authorized accoutrements: name tag

C3C (Service Dress - Summer Training or As Authorized)

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This order of dress is typically worn during summer training at Cadet Training Centres, or as per the Commanding Officer

- Wedge or turban with cloth cap badge
- Blue t-shirt
- Trousers
​- Boots

- Socks

- Belt

C5 - Field Training Uniform (FTU)

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This order of dress is typically worn during field training exercises or at the local unit for weekly training nights, as per the Commanding Officer's discretion

- Wedge, beret, or turban with cloth cap badge, or wide-brimmed hat or toque. 
- Blue t-shirt
- Field shirt (tunic)

- Field pants and belt

- Rank slip-on
​- Socks

- Field boots

Authorized accoutrements: appointment brassard; sleeves may be rolled up to elbows or worn extended with button closed. 

Video on How to wear FTU (by another Squadron) 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8yi7JhIcbk