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4101 - Officer Rank Insignia
4102 - Sleeve Designs for Line and Staff Corps
4103 - Shoulder Insignia
4104 - Collar Grade Insignia
4311 - Headgear Insignia
4321 - CPO Headgear
4331 - E1-E6 Headgear
Part 1: CPO Rate Insignia
Part 2: E-1 to E-6 Rate Insignia
Part 3: Service Stripes
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Uniform Components
Awards Order of Precedence
Medals
Navy Awards Precedence Chart
4102 - Sleeve Designs for Line and Staff Corps 

 

1.  General Description.  Devices are embroidered, gold and silver as appropriate.

 

2.  Position.  Wear on the outer face of the sleeve, centered between front and rear creases, 1/4 inch above the uppermost stripe.

 

3.  Line and Staff Corps Device Description


a.  Line.  A five-pointed gold star, placed on the sleeve with one ray point­ing downward.

 

b.  Medical Corps.  A gold embroidered spread oak leaf, surcharged with a silver embroidered acorn, placed on the sleeve, stem down.

 

c.  Nurse Corps.  A gold embroidered spread oak leaf, placed on the sleeve, stem down.

 

d.  Supply Corps.  A gold embroidered sprig of three oak leaves and three acorns, placed on the sleeve with the longer dimension parallel to the upper stripe, stem to the front (right and left).  Also worn by Limited Duty Officers and Supply and Food Service Warrant Officers.

 

e.  Chaplain Corps

 

(1) Buddist.  A gold em­broidered prayer wheel.

(2) Christian.  A gold embroidered, Latin cross, placed on the sleeve, in­clined to the rear; the longer arm makes an angle of 60 degrees with the upper stripe (right and left).

(3) Jewish.  Consists of the Star of David above and attached to the top center of the Tables of the Law, all in gold embroidery, placed on the sleeve with the shorter dimension parallel to the sleeve stripes.

 

(4) Muslim.  A gold embroi­dered crescent.  Worn with moon opening to the front or center.

 

f.  Civil Engineer Corps.  Two overlapped gold em­broidered sprigs of two live oak leaves, and a silver em­broidered acorn in each sprig, placed on the sleeve with the longer dimension parallel to the sleeve stripes and the top pair opening to the front (right and left).

 

g.  Dental Corps.  A gold embroidered spread oak leaf, with a silver embroidered acorn on each side of the stem, placed on the sleeve with the longer dimension perpendicular to the sleeve stripes, stem down.

 

h.  Judge Advocate General Corps.  Two gold embroidered oak leaves,curving to form a semi-circle in the center of which is balanced a silver "mill rinde", placed on the sleeve with the longer dimension parallel to sleeve stripes, stems down.

 

i.  Law Community.  Same design as the Judge Advocate General Corps insignia with a silver quill pen centered underneath the "mill rinde".  Pen nib is down and left.

 

j.  Medical Service Corps. A gold embroidered spread oak leaf, attached to a slanting twig, placed on the sleeve with the longer dimension perpendicular to the sleeve stripes, stem down, lower end of twig to the front (right and left).

 

4.  Warrant Officers' Line Devices

a.  Aerographer.  A gold embroidered device, con­sisting of a winged circle with a six feather arrow passing vertically through the circle, placed on the sleeve, arrow pointing down and perpendicular to stripe, with the filled in half of the circle to the front (right and left).

 

b.  Air Traffic Control Technician.  A winged mi­crophone.

 

c.  Aviation Boatswain. Gold embroidered crossed winged anchors, placed on the sleeve with wings par­allel to the stripe.

 

d.  Aviation Electronics Technician.  A winged, helium atom, embroidered in gold, placed on the sleeve with wings parallel to the stripe.  The electron or­bits diagonally with the bottom to the front (right and left).

 

e.  Aviation Maintenance Technician.  A winged, two-blade vertical propeller embroidered in gold, placed on the sleeve with wings parallel to the stripe.

 

f.  Aviation Operations Technician.  Two canted winged, crossed electron orbits, canted with a lightning bolt passing through toward wave lines, placed on the sleeve with wings parallel to the  stripe (right and left).

 

g.  Aviation Ordnance Technician.  A gold embroi­dered, winged, flaming sph­erical shell, placed on the sleeve flame upward, paral­lel to the stripe.

 

h.  Boatswain.  Two gold embroidered crossed, fouled anchors, placed on the sleeve with crowns down and parallel to the stripe.

 

i.  Information Systems Technician.  Four gold embroi­dered lightning bolts, 1-1/4 inches long and 3/4 inch wide, placed on the sleeve with the longer dimension paral­lel to the stripe, narrow end of de­vice to the front (right and left).

 

j.  Cryptologic Technician. A crossed quill nib to the front over a spark pointing down, placed on the sleeve with points down, parallel to the stripe (right and left).

 

k.  Data Processing Technician.  A gold embroidered quill, pen nib down to the front (right and left) superimposed diagonally on gear. (Disestablished Oct 2003 and converted to Information Systems Technician)

 

l.  Diving Officer.  A gold embroidered diver's helmet with face plate, square knot and breast plate bolts embroidered in silver.

 

m.  Electronics Technician. A gold embroidered helium atom, placed on the sleeve with the horizontal elec­tron orbit parallel to the stripe.  The electron or­bits diagonally with the bottom to the front (right and left).

 

n.  Engineering Technician/ Nuclear Power Technician.  A gold embroidered, three-bladed propeller, placed on the sleeve with two blades down, and the lower edges parallel to the stripe.

 

o.  Explosive Ordnance Dis­posal Technician.  A mine superimposed on a crossed torpedo and air craft bomb. The torpedo points down and aft; the bomb points down and forward (right and left).  (Phased out Oct 2013 and converted to LDO)

 

p.  Intelligence Techni­cian.  A gold embroidered magnifying glass and yeo­man's quill, placed on the sleeve with the quill nib pointing down and forward.

 

q.  Operations Technician.

A gold embroidered ship's helm, circumscribing an

arrow which points diago­nally up and forward.  One spark passes diagonally downward through the helm (right and left).

 

r.  Ordnance Technician.  A gold embroidered, flaming, spherical shell, placed on the sleeve, flame upward, perpendicular to the stripe.

 

s.  Photographer.  A gold embroidered camera, with bellows extended, placed on the sleeve in an upright position with camera front toward sleeve front.

 

t.  Security Technician.  A gold embroidered star  pointing up, in a circle, within a shield.

 

u.  Special Warfare Combatant Craft Crewman.  Gold embroidered crossed cutlass and cocked flintlock pistol imposed onto an anchor.

 

v.  Special Warfare Technician.  Gold Embroidered flintlock pistol superimposed onto an anchor and trident.

w.  Repair Technician.  A gold embroidered carpen­ter's square, placed on the sleeve, point down, with arm inscribed with measure­ment lines to the front (right and left).

x.  Ship's Clerk.  Two gold embroidered, crossed quills, placed on the sleeve with points down and parallel to stripe.

 

y.  Underwater Ordnance Technician.  A gold embroi­dered torpedo, placed on the sleeve with the torpedo parallel to the stripe, and warhead to the front (right and left).

 

5.  Warrant Officers' Staff Corps Devices

a.  Civil Engineer Corps Warrant.  Same design as for commissioned officers in the Civil Engineer Corps.

 

b.  Physician's Assistant and Technical Nurse Warrant Officer.  A gold embroidered caduceus, placed on the sleeve with staff perpendicular to the stripe.

 

 

 

 

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