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Here you see the new 21st Century 2020 Civil Defense Insignia groups of US Civil Defense , and the related products are available for purchase. 

These images divided into specialties that you may be trained in or have particular skills or interest and or prefer to train in, have been recreated for today's use. In the same spirit of the past, we have created these new civil defense insignia's being true to history, from original USA specialty insignia groups of World War two, adopted and used by many United States allies. 

See: The new Insignia and Rank chart bottom of this page. 

The following insignia car door, truck door, bumper, fridge, laptop, Magnets, Stickers, embroidered patches, buttons, T shirts, and more available in store.

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Civil Defense Branch Insignia 

All civilians assigned to Staff and Administration duties wear and display on their vehicles the official emblem of Civilian Civil Defense.


Percentage of Personnel needed per 1000 of population 6 Men or Woman

Personnel assigned to the office of Civilian Civil Defense Regional Directors

Staff corps

Staff Corps National

Personnel assigned to the various States  Civilian Civil Defense Councils are permitted to wear and display this insignia request your state products on contact form

Staff Corps State

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Essential Drivers Corps

 Persons willing to offer their own cars or trucks and time are grouped as Essential drives Corps. Organized by sectional groups, with a Coordinator of Transportation in control is suggested. Vehicles and drivers are assigned by the Coordinator to first aid squads, triage clearing stations, control message centers, and staff of local Coordinator. local Police or Sheriff hazard driving instructions on driving during emergency situations is necessary. Wear and display on vehicles steering wheel insignia

Percentage of extra volunteer 

Personnel requires per 1000 population 2 Men or Women 


Communications -

Messenger Corps,  

insignia 2020

is now 

combined with Pony Express  Equestrian and journeymen electricians as COMMUNICATIONS 

CORPS

Rescue Squad 2020 

is same now as Auxiliary Firefighter

Auxiliary Police Aid

Bomb Squad

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Job/Unit

Description/Duties

Special Opts Recon 

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On the lookout recording and reporting suspicious unlawful activity



  

Auxiliary Firefighter

Auxiliary Fire Watchers Spotters

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Demolition and clearance crew

After local, state, and or national emergencies public and or private streets pavement and concrete, buildings, walls, dangerous damaged causing or blocking other emergency crews access to provide aid, needs strong crews and equipment to remove and clear rubble. These crews are normally would work in public works departments. Wear the pick insignia.

Catastrophes Percentage of extra volunteer

Personnel requires per 1000 population  2 Men or Women

Road Repair Crew

Decontamination squad

Emergency Food Shelter Corps provide food and or shelter to though who have lost their homes due to disasters of many kind. Usually rendering emergency help for personal needs, assisted by non profits, churches, food banks, and Department of welfare. 

Qualified Personnel of 

Emergency Food Shelter Corps are identified by displaying this insignia on clothing and or their vehicles.

Catastrophes Percentage of extra volunteer

Personnel requires per 1000 population 1 Men or Women

Emergency Food Shelter Corps

Emergency Medical Corps

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Nurse Aid Corps

Forest Firefighters Watch

Instructors Unit

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Currently 2020 credited by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center. Learn more at: Go Civil Air Patrol. See  new training insignia image bottom left

Drone Recon

Citizens Service Corps

Chaplin Pastor 





All Faiths Chaplin Pastor

to

Coexist

Utility Repair Units 

Members of Utility Repair Units in case of emergency under the command of the US Citizens Defense Corps in each community since 1942. They repair water, gas, electric telephone and other utility services damaged by attack,. Wears and display on personal clothing and vehicles Auxiliary US Citizens Service Corps insignia. Percentage of extra ready able Personnel requires per 1000 population 5 Men or Women

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Public relations people who are allowed to attend emergency meetings to write on what happened, and do so in a manor that made civil defense look good

Press  Corps 

Evacuation Corps (Existence)

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Civil Defense Auxiliary Group

People who help evacuate others from disaster sites. 


Included in the Civilian Defense Group are doctors, nurses, press, photographers, and other people who's profession or occupation should allow them to be in meetings, and on the streets to perform their duties during disasters.

Nurse Aid EMT Corps

Your State

Street repair crews augmented by civilian volunteers, to restore normal flow of traffic ASAP, smoothing and repaving with available materials pavement and concrete roads, by following up after demolition crews where needed.

These crews are normally would work in streets public works departments. Wear and display shovel insigniaCatastrophes Percentage of extra volunteer

Personnel requires per 1000 population  2 Men or Women

The possibility that an attacking enemy could use war gas makes a Decontamination Corps necessary even more today in 2020 and beyond than in the 1940's. Provisions must be made for special shower treatments of persons, clothing, equipment, and chemical neutralizing of homes, streets ,walls,  contaminated by persistent liquids known as "blister" gases or vesicants. Specialized training by fire Dept concerned with public war time decontamination. Your local heath department should be concerned with decontamination planning. Members of the Decontamination Corps are identified by displaying this insignia on clothing and or their vehicles.

Catastrophes Percentage of extra volunteer

Personnel requires per 1000 population  1 Men or Women

Emergency Medical Corps are for doctors and doctor practitioners, who provide management of care for field disaster medical aid units. These units known in 2020 as EMT Emergency Medical technicians or EMS Emergency Medical Services and specialty trained fire dept medical personnel. Upon receiving the alarm from the control center medical emergency squads will proceed to the scenes of the disasters and set up field casualty triage stations subsidiary first aid posts at other sites. When necessary Physicians, nurses, and nurses aids may dispatch from the casualty station to establish another first aid post at another location. All enrolled Personnel assigned to the work of the Emergency Medical Corps service (Medical Field Units) are entitled to wear and display on their vehicles the medical caduceus symbol insignia. The insignia symbol for physicians are with M. D. within the blue circle of the insignia, for Registrar Nurses are with R. N. within the blue circle of the insignia 

Qualified Personnel of 

Emergency Medical Corps are identified by displaying this insignia on clothing and or their vehicles.

Catastrophes Percentage of extra volunteer

Personnel requires per 1000 population 3 Men or Women

Civil Defense organization Insignia and Ranks of CivilDefense.org 


During emergency situations is necessary to wear and display on vehicles. The lightning bolt with transmission tower  historically represented electrical armature ham radio technician licensed operators, for the messenger insignia the tower never used in civil defense has been replaced by Pony Express horse and rider.  insignia for volunteers today same as it was during World war  two. During emergency situations is necessary to wear and display on vehicles lightning bolt insignia. Percentage of extra volunteer during World war two. Personnel requires per 1000 population 2 Men or Women. 

Rescue crews are vital firefighters in mega scale catastrophes, when emergency on the spot action is required ASAP for saving persons lives from burning, shattered, collapsed buildings, trapped in fire and or debris. Trained rescuer persons should know how and carry tools in personal cars and trucks to shut off gas mains and block accidental  access to down live power lines. is necessary to wear and display on personal clothing and vehicles Firefighter rescue  insignia. 

Percentage of extra ready able Personnel requires per 1000 population 10 Men or Women

All Civilian Defense persons should always be on the lookout for suspicious packages suit cases or luggage left unattended in any public areas 24/7. Today in all communities 2020 moving forward, volunteers are no longer needed for this post of doing more than only reporting. High tech bombs are now the responsibility and defused by state, local, and or specialist trained federal agents. It was necessary in WWll to wear and display on personal clothing and vehicles Bomb squad insignia. 

Percentage of extra ready able Personnel requires per 1000 population 1 Men or Women

In all communities, volunteers are needed to aid police, sheriff, state and federal law enforcement officers. Controlled by Chief Of Police - Sheriff direct supervision. Duties include, 1.trespassing, 2. traffic duty for essential vehicle access,

3. prevention of looting of shops and homes, rioter stop buffer zone of observers recording and reporting felony crimes, blocking rioters from police riot lines, assistance to all other civil defense personnel.

is necessary to wear and display on personal clothing and vehicles Auxiliary Police Aid insignia. 

Percentage of extra ready able Personnel requires per 1000 population 10 Men or Women

Most Vital of all is "Special Opts Recon" short for

Special Operations Reconnaissance  

Must be present 1 unit squad in operation during all mobilizations. recording suspicious and or unlawful felony activity's; Terrorist looters arsonists spotter, does much the same as Auxiliary Police Aid but under cover, covert, undetectable by the enemy. Observes, records, reports, crimes committed, criminal opposition troop size, strength, and location's.

The most vital of all insignia. 1 Unit Squad is comprised of 1 - 5 persons, comprised combination of 1 Suspicious activity spotter, 1 recorder, 1 reporter, 1 communications, all Civilian Defense persons qualify Must have body, shoulder, helmet, backpack, or hardhat flashlight, handheld radio communications gear belt, night vision goggles, helmet, hardhat or shoulder cam operating with full charged battery backups pack, Marked visible first Aid backpack or hip bag.

Reports directly to any police officer and or 911 dispatch ASAP then immediately to Squad command unit of all mobilized Auxiliary Police Aid units any unlawful and or suspicious activities to authorities. Should always be on the lookout for terrorist, rioting or arsonist, looters, persons and or packages suit cases or luggage left unattended in any public areas 24/7.

Today in all communities 2020 moving forward, all volunteers are needed to join this post, of doing more than only reporting but recording for police and civilian defense, civil defense.

High tech bombs are now the responsibility and defused by state, local, and or specialist trained federal agents. It was necessary in WWll to wear and display on personal clothing and vehicles, was Air Raid Warden. Now terrorist suspicious activity spotter insignia. 

Percentage 100% of extra ready able Personnel requires per 1000 population 1000 Men or Women. 

This insignia was changed in 2020 from Air Raid Warden of during WWll.



Volunteer Nurse Aid Corps is comprised of State licensed Registered Nurses (RN), State licensed Certified Nurse Assistant better known as (CNA) persons and unsung hero's certified by the American Red cross trained persons see: online training classes with certifications are essential service providers, that are highly needed so registered nurses and doctors can more easily manage triage and treatments during massive emergency crises. Find your local Red Cross training center or local Life Guard training and Red Cross instructor training for Nurse Aid Corps group squad training to save lives, in a civil defense emergency play a vital role in helping save life, when the grid goes down existing hospitals, doctors, practitioners  may become overwhelmed at any moment and well trained  Nurse Aid Corps will be needed activated ASAP..


Reports directly to:  Doctor and or Nurse Doctor practitioners who also directors over and connected to field ops Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)  AKA known as Emergency Medical Service (EMS) person trained by local state certifications. Comprised of : 


The insignia Red cross in the center of white triangle of civil defense symbol is for Nurse Aid Corps of only Qualified Persons with proof  of state certifications or Red Cross certification.. 


Nurse Aid Corps and or "EMT" are identified by proudly wearing and displaying appropriate insignia on clothing and or their vehicles. Catastrophes. Percentage of extra volunteer
Personnel requires per 1000 population 6 Men or Women



Fire is one of the greatest threats in many civilian defense emergency situations augmentation of regular firefighting forces with fire, CPR, and rescue training are necessary. Existing fire departments may become overwhelmed at any moment and well trained Auxiliary Firefighter forces will be needed activated ASAP.


Therefore 30 local good character and physical condition, Auxiliary firefighters group, form a platoon system that should be created to consult, report, and obey orders directly from the local Fire Department Chief

for support of CivilDefense.org volunteer firefighters and training.  

Should invest in fire retardant heat and breathing protective gear, wear and display on personal clothing and vehicles the Auxiliary Firefighter Maltese cross insignia. Percentage of extra ready able Personnel requires per 1000 population 4 Men or Women.


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Mobilize opposition at:

50 TO 1

with 1 Auxiliary Special Opts unit and never in numbers less than minimum 10 to 1 

As all fires spread at different rates threatening homes and lives, civilian civil defense emergency fire watchers play a vital role in helping to warn people with property, homes, and livestock in harms way. reports directly to the augmentation of Special Opts control management of Suspicious activity terrorist spotters, combined forces with Auxiliary Fire Watchers Spotters. are necessary. when parts of the communications and other utilities grid is down. Existing fire departments may become overwhelmed at any moment and well trained Auxiliary Firefighter forces will be needed activated ASAP. Should also be connected to comprised of 1 Special Opts squad unit.

wears and display on personal clothing and vehicles Auxiliary Forestry fire watch spotter Firefighter insignia. 

Percentage of extra ready able Personnel requires per 1000 population 10 Men or Women

US Citizens Service Corps, play a vital role in helping to reports directly to the augmentation control management of Mobilization Branch of the OCD. Must swear oath to the Constitution Of The United States Constitution on Home Page to preform duties requested as they are assigned  Combined forces with ???

are necessary. when parts of the communications and other utilities grid are down. ASAP. Wears and display on personal clothing and vehicles Auxiliary US Citizens Service Corps insignia. 

Percentage of extra ready able Personnel requires per 1000 population 10 Men or Women

As all fires spread at different rates, a vital role in helping warn danger to peoples lives, property, homes, and livestock in harms way. reports directly to Special Opts control management of Suspicious activity. Combined forces with Auxiliary, Fire Watchers Spotters. are necessary. when parts of the communications and other grid is down. Fire departments may become overwhelmed and well trained Auxiliary Firefighter forces will be activated ASAP. Works directly with local defense council, Departments of Interior, forestry, fish and game educating on forest fire prevention, . Connects to 1 Special Opts squad unit. Wears and display on personal clothing and vehicles Auxiliary Forestry fire watch spotter insignia. 

Percentage of extra ready able Personnel requires per 1000 population 10 Men or Women

Civil Air Patrol was created and organized to serve US armed forces for early alert system against air space invasion of bombers " air reconnaissance" (Air Recon) patrol of the US territorial sky's, and ferrying transportation services not being done by military or and or contracted commercial aviation groups.Civilian pilots whose record and qualifications are approved may become a member of this group. The Civil Air Patrol is organized into regional commands.The regions have state ings, that are made up of one or more groups. Within the groups there are from two to five squadrons. The basic Civil Air Patrol insignia is a red propeller within a white triangle centerpiece of the civil Defense blue circle. Pilots of the "Civil Air Patrol" (CAP) also wear pilot wings. Observers' wings are authorized for those persons who are qualified

Existing  air force  even though may not become overwhelmed at any moment still well trained  forces will be needed and activated ASAP. Should also be connected to comprised of 1 Special Opts squad unit. Wears and display on personal clothing and vehicles Civil Air Patrol 

 insignia. Percentage of extra ready able Personnel requires per 1000 population is a undermanned number of Men or Women.

The Civil Air Patrol was created and organized on December 1st 1941 6 days prior to the attack on pearl harbor by Japan.(CAP) flyers flew ASW patrols of the US coast sinking a few enemy U Boats in the process, (CAP) also patrolled , sighted and reported on forestry fires between the US border and Mexico, performed courier serves for the US government and towed targets for US gunnery training.
On April 29th 1943 the US war department took oversight and control of the (CAP), due to their usefulness, and became an official auxiliary arm of the US Army Air Force. Under this takeover the (CAP) insignia was modified with the addition of "US" to the (CAP) insignia so CAP would not be considered guerrillas if they were shot down by U Boats and captured. Continues as Auxiliary arm of the US Army Air Force today 2020

US Civil Defense Chaplin Corps Unit, is not strictly speaking a protective service. Chaplin's will administer to the religious and or spiritual needs of persons suffering from the effects of disaster crises personal, family or community physical, and or real property damages or life loss. The insignia for the christian traditional Chaplin is the Latin cross in OCD background follows the design used in the US armed forces.

The Jewish Chaplin insignia 2020 has been replaced by "All Faiths Chaplin Pastor" Coexist insignia 

Both are necessary when spirits are down. 

wears and display on personal clothing and vehicles Auxiliary US Chaplin Corps or  the new All Faiths Chaplin Pastor insignia. 

Percentage of extra ready able Personnel requires per 1000 population 5 Men or Women

All instructors gives training and instruction to units of civil defense

. Its membership is restricted to persons who have satisfactorily completed prescribed and approved courses of training and instruction. Appointment to the unit made by local defense council on basis of ability to perform prescribed duties. Works directly with local defense council, National Staff Corps regional council. Connects with Special Opts squad units as well. Wears and display on personal clothing and vehicles instructors insignia. 

Percentage of extra ready able Personnel requires per 1000 population 1 Men or Women

Civil Air Patrol

Drone Recon units of civil defense new 2020 membership are to be restricted to persons who have satisfactorily completed prescribed and approved courses of training and instruction. Appointment to the unit made by local defense council on basis of ability to perform prescribed duties. Works directly with Special Opts Recon, local defense council, National Staff Corps regional council. Connects with Special Opts squad units as well. Wears and display on personal clothing and vehicles Drone Recon insignia and or Special Opts Recon insignia.

Percentage of extra ready able Personnel requires per 1000 population 1 Men or Women

Moving  forward 2020 combing a more reliable efficient "Communications" Messenger civilian defense group is vital. to civil defense organization especially in times of large crises emergencies that cause traditional cell, internet, land lines to be down or inoperable, computerized cars and trucks to fail, and or because radiation has also may have interrupted CB, shortwave Admixture ham radio transitions. Communications Messengers are interconnected to hospitals first aid triage posts, Fire and police stations, to get vital messages through. encouraged to sign up and organize with local said authorities.

A reliable efficient messenger group was vital and still is today for civilian defense, especially in times of emergency that cause traditional cell, internet, land lines to be down or inoperable, computerized cars and trucks to fail, and or because radiation has also interrupted CB and Admixture ham radio transitions from being received. Messengers are assigned to hospitals first aid triage posts, Fire and police stations, to get vital messages through. Radio CB and armature ham radio technicians 

Horse back Equestrian pony express, and power line electrician journeymen combined groups under one insignia, comprised of adults, Boys and girls with horses and or bicycles from 15 to 21 are encouraged to sign up and organize with local and state said authorities.


Staff Corps State and National

Personnel assigned to the various State and National US Civil Defense System warning alerts Councils are permitted to wear and display this insignia request on contact form