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Navy Uniform Matters


The mission of the Navy Uniform Matters Office is to maintain and interpret the Navy Uniform Regulations.  Monitor implementation of uniform policy.  Serve as the administrative support to the Navy Uniform Board.

"Ask the Master Chief" forum is to facilitate obtaining more precise fleet feedback on uniform policies and to provide guidance to the fleet.

To address your uniform inquiry, please click the following link:

"Ask the Master Chief" 



                     Important Information







Uniform Policy Changes



 Navy Tattoo and NWU Type II and III Ball Cap Policy Change


New Uniform Introduction/Handbag Policy Update
NAVADMIN 208/15 -- Uniform Policy Changes
ALNAV 063/15 -- Establishment of the Navy Basic Military Training Honor Graduate Ribbon
COMUSFLTFORCOM MSG DTG R221900Z APR 14 -- Flame Resistant Variant (FRV) Coverall Update - Sew on Rank Insignia
NAVADMIN 271/14  -- Uniform Update Female Hair Grooming Policy
NAVADMIN 200/14 -- Expansion of Navy/Command Ball Cap Policy

Flame Resistant variant (FRV) Coverall update- Name Tag ordering process

NAVADMIN 025/14 --

Navy Uniform Regulations Update (NWU Type II/III Chaplain Staff Corps Insignia, NESCO Warfare Insignia, NSF Badge update, NWU Type III Authorization for wear update)  


Introduction of the Flame Resistant Variant Coverall and Roll-out Plan to the Fleet

NAVADMIN 127/13 -- Women's Uniform Survey
084/13 NAVADMIN -- Navy Working Uniform Type I Update
NAVADMIN 388/12 -- NWU Type I Uniform Safety
NAVADMIN 360/12 -- Optional Double Breasted All Weather Coat (AWC), Evaluation/Wear test for 2 types of Cold Weather Parkas (CWP)
ALNAV 066/12 --

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Medal Acceptance and Wear Update

NAVADMIN 314/12 --

Uniform Board Update, Service Dress Khaki (SDK) 

NAVADMIN 164/12  -- Navy Security Force Badge, Strategic Sealift Officer Warfare Insignia (SSOWI), USCYBERCOM Identification Badge, Marine Corps Combatant Diver (MCD) Breast insignia, Service Dress Khaki, E1-E6 SDB/SDW Improved Design, Khaki Maternity Blouse, Flight Suit Revised Manner of wear, NWU Type 1 Parka, Riggers Belt, Goretex Trousers, NWU Type III authorization to wear
NAVADMIN 154/12  -- Women's Uniform Initiatives


Clothing Allowance Regulations


 MILPERSMAN 7220-230 -- Civilian Clothing Allowance
 DoD FMR Volume 7A -- Military Pay Policy
 DoD Instr. 1338.18 -- Armed Forces Clothing Monetary Allowance Procedures 


*Send CCA requests to: Chief Petty Officer (SW/AW) Manuel A. Guiracocha at or mail to: Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (N131U), 701 S. Courthouse Road,  Arlington, VA 22204-2164

Other Services' Uniform Regulations/Policies 

- Marine Corps Uniform Board
- Army Uniforms & Insignia Regulations
- Air Force Dress & Personal Appearance
- Coast Guard Uniform Matters

General Information

- List of Decorations
- USN Ribbon Checker
- Obtaining Awards
- Navy Exchange
- Navy Uniform Reg. CD-ROM
- Unit Identification Marks (UIM)

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