Ribbon, Amelia Earhart Award, Civil Air Patrol


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

The Amelia Earhart Award is awarded upon completion of the Command Phase of CAP Cadet training and is accompanied by promotion to Cadet Captain. This award was redesigned in 1971.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Donated by Col. Louisa S. Morse (C.A.P.)


  • Natural Fabric
  • Non-Magnetic White Metal Alloy


3-D: 3.5 × 0.3 × 1cm (1 3/8 × 1/8 × 3/8 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Amelia Earhart Award; white background, American Shield at center; horizontal blue and red stripes on either side stretching from shield to edge, blue beneath red and slightly separated.


AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons

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