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UNITED STATES NAVY UNIFORM REGULATIONS

NAVPERS 15665I

Table of Contents


CHAPTER ONE - GENERAL UNIFORM REGULATIONS

 

   

                   Article

SECTION 1

GENERAL INFORMATION

1.

POLICY

1101.1

2.

HISTORY

1101.2

3.

ENFORCEMENT

1101.3

4.

HEADGEAR

1101.4

 5.

SHIPBOARD RESTRICTIONS

1101.5

6.

CLOTHING REPLACEMENT ALLOWANCES

1101.6

 

 

 

SECTION 2

AUTHORITY TO PRESCRIBE

 

1.

GENERAL

1201.1

2.

PRESCRIBING AUTHORITY

1201.2

3.

SENIOR OFFICER PRESENT AFLOAT (SOPA)

1201.3

4.

PRESCRIBED UNIFORMS

1201.4

5.

REGULATIONS

1201.5

 

 

 

SECTION 3

TRAVEL UNIFORM

 

1.

GENERAL

1301.1

2.

REGIONAL TRAVEL

1301.2

3.

GOVERNMENT TRANSPORTATION

1301.3

4.

COMMERCIAL TRANSPORTATION

1301.4

5.

COMMUTING

1301.5

 

 

 

SSECTION 4

LAWS, DIRECTIVES, U.S. NAVY REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO UNIFORMS

 

1.

GENERAL

1401.1

2.

U.S. NAVY REGULATIONS

1401.2

3.

EXCERPTS OF LAWS AND AMPLIFYING DIRECTIVES

1401.3

4.

DISTINCTIVE INSIGNIA

1401.4

5.

DISPLAY AND USE OF THE FLAG

1401.5

 

 

 

SECTION 5

UNIFORM STANDARDS 

 

1.

STANDARD PHRASEOLOGY

1501.1

2.

REGULATION CLOTHING AND INSIGNIA

1501.2

3.

AUTHORIZED FABRICS

1501.3

4.

SPECIFICATIONS AND STANDARD SAMPLES

1501.4

5.

UNIFORM REVIEW AND DEVELOPMENT

1501.5

6.

CONTINUING REVIEW

1501.6

 

 

 

CHAPTER TWO - GROOMING STANDARDS

 

 

 

SECTION 1

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

1.

GENERAL

2101.1

2.

NAVY PERSONNEL ASSIGNED TO MARINE CORPS

2101.2

3.

SMARTNESS

2101.3

4.

CARE OF THE UNIFORM

2101.4

5.

CLEANING

2101.5

 

 

 

SECTION 2

PERSONAL APPEARANCE

 

1.

HAIR

2201.1

2.

SHAVING AND MUSTACHES

2201.2

3.

HAIRPIECES

2201.3

4.

COSMETICS

2201.4

5.

FINGERNAILS

2201.5

6.

JEWELRY

2201.6

7.

TATTOOS/BODY ART/BRANDS

2201.7

8.

MUTILATION

2201.8

9.

DENTAL ORNAMENTATION

2201.9

10.

NAVY PERSONNEL WITH WAIVERABLE PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS

2201.10

11.

NAVY PERSONNEL WITH NON-WAIVERABLE PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS

2201.11

 

 

 

CHAPTER THREE - UNIFORM COMPONENTS

SECTION 1

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND INFORMATION

 

1.

UNIFORM REQUIREMENTS (OFFICERS/CPOS)

3101.1

2.

UNIFORM REQUIREMENTS (E6 AND BELOW) 

3101.2

3.

AUTHORIZED FABRICS

3101.3

4.

INSPECTIONS

3101.4

5.

OWNERSHIP MARKINGS

3101.5

6.

U.S. NAVY TAPES

3101.6

7.

TRANSFER OF CLOTHING

3101.7

8.

RESTRICTIONS

3101.8

9.

NON-AVAILABILITY OF WOMEN'S UNIFORM ITEMS

3101.9

 

 

 

SECTION 2

OFFICER UNIFORMS

 

1.

FORMAL AND DINNER DRESS UNIFORMS

 

 

a.  FORMAL DRESS (MEN)

3201

 

b.  FORMAL DRESS (WOMEN)

3202

 

c.  DINNER DRESS BLUE JACKET (MEN)

3203

 

d.  DINNER DRESS BLUE JACKET (WOMEN)

3204

 

e.  DINNER DRESS WHITE JACKET (MEN)

3205

 

f.  DINNER DRESS WHITE JACKET (WOMEN)

3206

 

g.  DINNER DRESS BLUE (MEN)

3207

 

h.  DINNER DRESS BLUE (WOMEN)

3208

 

i.  DINNER DRESS WHITE (MEN)

3209

 

j.  DINNER DRESS WHITE (WOMEN)

3210

2.

CEREMONIAL UNIFORMS

 

 

a.  FULL DRESS BLUE (MEN)

3213

 

b.  FULL DRESS BLUE (WOMEN)

3214

 

c.  FULL DRESS WHITE (MEN)

3215

 

d.  FULL DRESS WHITE (WOMEN)

3216

3.

SERVICE DRESS UNIFORMS

 

 

a.  SERVICE DRESS BLUE (MEN)

3217

 

b.  SERVICE DRESS BLUE (WOMEN)

3218

 

c.  SERVICE DRESS WHITE (MEN)

3219

 

d.  SERVICE DRESS WHITE (WOMEN)

3220

4.

SERVICE UNIFORMS

 

 

a.  SERVICE KHAKI (MEN) 

3223

 

b.  SERVICE KHAKI (WOMEN)

3224

 

c.  SUMMER WHITE (MEN)

3225

 

d.  SUMMER WHITE (WOMEN)

3226

5.

WORKING UNIFORMS

 

 

a.  COVERALLS (MEN)

3239

 

b.  COVERALLS (WOMEN)

3240

 

 

 

SECTION 3

CHIEF PETTY OFFICER UNIFORMS

 

1.

DINNER DRESS UNIFORMS

 

 

a.  DINNER DRESS BLUE JACKET (MEN)

3301

 

b.  DINNER DRESS BLUE JACKET (WOMEN)

3302

 

c.  DINNER DRESS WHITE JACKET (MEN)

3303

 

d.  DINNER DRESS WHITE JACKET (WOMEN)

3304

 

e.  DINNER DRESS BLUE (MEN)

3305

 

f.  DINNER DRESS BLUE (WOMEN)

3306

 

g.  DINNER DRESS WHITE (MEN)

3307

 

h.  DINNER DRESS WHITE (WOMEN)

3308

2.

CEREMONIAL UNIFORMS

 

 

a.  FULL DRESS BLUE (MEN)

3311

 

b.  FULL DRESS BLUE (WOMEN)

3312

 

c.  FULL DRESS WHITE (MEN)

3313

 

d.  FULL DRESS WHITE (WOMEN)

3314

3.

SERVICE DRESS UNIFORMS

 

 

a.  SERVICE DRESS BLUE (MEN)

3315

 

b.  SERVICE DRESS BLUE (WOMEN)

3316

 

c.  SERVICE DRESS WHITE (MEN)

3317

 

d.  SERVICE DRESS WHITE (WOMEN)

3318

4.

SERVICE UNIFORMS

 

 

a.  SERVICE KHAKI (MEN)

3321

 

b.  SERVICE KHAKI (WOMEN)

3322

 

c.  SUMMER WHITE (MEN)

3323

 

d.  SUMMER WHITE (WOMEN)

3324

5.

WORKING UNIFORMS

 

 

a.  COVERALLS (MEN)

3337

 

b.  COVERALLS (WOMEN)

3338

 

 

 

SECTION 4

ENLISTED MEN AND WOMEN (E6 AND BELOW)

 

1.

DINNER DRESS UNIFORMS

 

 

a.  DINNER DRESS BLUE JACKET (MEN)

3401

 

b.  DINNER DRESS BLUE JACKET (WOMEN)

3402

 

c.  DINNER DRESS WHITE JACKET (MEN)

3403

 

d.  DINNER DRESS WHITE JACKET (WOMEN)

3404

 

e.  DINNER DRESS BLUE (MEN)

3405

 

f.  DINNER DRESS BLUE (WOMEN)

3406

 

g.  DINNER DRESS WHITE (MEN)

3407

 

h.  DINNER DRESS WHITE (WOMEN)

3408

2.

CEREMONIAL UNIFORMS

 

 

a.  FULL DRESS BLUE (MEN)

3411

 

b.  FULL DRESS BLUE (WOMEN)

3412

 

c.  FULL DRESS WHITE (MEN)

3413

 

d.  FULL DRESS WHITE (WOMEN)

3414

3.

SERVICE DRESS UNIFORMS

 

 

a.  SERVICE DRESS BLUE (MEN)

3415

 

b.  SERVICE DRESS BLUE (WOMEN)

3416

 

c.  SERVICE DRESS WHITE (MEN)

3417

 

d.  SERVICE DRESS WHITE (WOMEN)

3418

4.

SERVICE UNIFORMS

 

 

a.  SERVICE UNIFORM (MEN)

3419

 

b.  SERVICE UNIFORM (WOMEN)

3420

5.

WORKING UNIFORMS

 

 

a.  COVERALLS (MEN)

3431

 

b.  COVERALLS (WOMEN)

3432

 

 

 

SECTION 5

DESCRIPTION AND WEAR OF UNIFORM  COMPONENTS

3501

 

 

 

 

SECTION 6

DESCRIPTION AND WEAR OF THE NEW UNIFORM COMPONENTS

 

3600

       1.

PHYSICAL TRAINING UNIFORM (PTU)

3601

          2.

SERVICE UNIFORMS

 

 

a.  SERVICE UNIFORM (SU) MEN E 6 AND BELOW

3602.1

 

b.  SERVICE UNIFORM (SU) WOMEN E6 AND BELOW

3602.2

         3.

NAVY WORKING UNIFORM (NWU)

3603

 

 

 

CHAPTER FOUR - RANK/RATE INSIGNIA

 

 

 

SECTION 1

OFFICER RANK INSIGNIA

 

1.

SLEEVE INSIGNIA

4101

2.

SLEEVE DEVICES FOR LINE AND STAFF CORPS

4102

3.

SHOULDER INSIGNIA

4103

4.

COLLAR GRADE INSIGNIA

4104

 

 

 

SECTION 2

ENLISTED RATE/RATING INSIGNIA

 

 

PART 1:  CPO RATE INSIGNIA

 

 

1.  CPO RATING BADGES    

4211

 

2.  CPO COLLAR INSIGNIA

4212

 

3.  METAL RANK INSIGNIA ON OUTERGARMENTS 

4213

 

4.  SOFT SHOULDER BOARDS

4214

 

PART 2:  E-1 TO E-6 RATE INSIGNIA

 

 

1.  RATING BADGES

4221

 

2.  GROUP RATE MARKS

4222

 

3.  STRIKER MARKS

4223

 

4.  APPRENTICE TRAINING GRADUATES

4224

 

5.  UNIT IDENTIFICATION MARKS

4225

 

6.  SPECIALTY MARKS

4226

 

7.  COLLAR INSIGNIA

4227

 

PART 3:  SERVICE STRIPES

 

 

1.  SERVICE STRIPES

4231

 

2.  GOLD RATING BADGE AND SERVICE STRIPES

4232

 

3.  CONTINUED WEARING OF GOLD

4233

 

4.  FLEET RESERVE PERSONNEL

4234

 

5.  RATING MERGERS

4235

 

 

 

SECTION 3

HEADGEAR INSIGNIA

 

 

PART 1:  COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND WARRANT OFFICERS HEADGEAR INSIGNIA

 

 

1.  CAP DEVICE

4311.1

 

2.  VISOR ORNAMENTATION

4311.2

 

3.  CHIN STRAPS

4311.3

 

4.  HEADGEAR

431­1.4

 

PART 2:  CHIEF PETTY OFFICER (CPO) HEADGEAR INSIGNIA

 

 

1.  CAP DEVICE

4321.1

 

2.  CHIN STRAP

4321.2

 

3.  HEADGEAR

4322.3

 

PART 3:  El - E6 HEADGEAR INSIGNIA

 

 

1.  CAP DEVICE

4331.1

 

2.  HEADGEAR

4331.2

 

 

 

CHAPTER FIVE - IDENTIFICATION BADGES/AWARDS/INSIGNIA

 

 

 

SECTION 1

IDENTIFICATION BADGES

 

 

1.  PROVISIONS FOR WEAR

5101.1

 

2.  AUTHORIZED IDENTIFICATION BADGES

5101.2

 

3.  ELIGIBILITY AND DESCRIPTION OF AUTHORIZED IDENTIFICATION BADGES

5101.3

SECTION 2

BREAST INSIGNIA

 

 

1.  COMMAND INSIGNIA

5201.1

 

2.  WARFARE AND OTHER QUALIFICATION INSIGNIA

5201.2

 

3.  DESCRIPTION OF BREAST INSIGNIA

5201.3

 

4.  NAMETAGS

5201.4

SECTION 3

AWARDS

 

 

1.  AWARDS (GENERAL PROVISIONS)

5301

 

2.  DEFINITION OF TERMS

5302

 

3.  WEARING AWARDS ON CIVILIAN CLOTHES 

5303

 

4.  PRECEDENCE OF AWARDS

5304

 

5.  MILITARY DECORATIONS

5305

 

6.  UNIT AWARDS

5306

 

7.  NON-MILITARY DECORATIONS

5307

 

8.  CAMPAIGN AND SERVICE AWARDS

5308

 

9.  FOREIGN DECORATIONS AND NON-U.S. SERVICE AWARDS

5309

 

10.  MARKSMANSHIP AWARDS (BADGES)

5310

 

11.  AWARDS OF MILITARY SOCIETIES AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS

53­11

 

12.  RIBBONS

5312

 

13.  RIBBONS WITH MEDALS

5313

 

14.  LARGE MEDALS

5314

 

15.  MINIATURE MEDALS

5315

 

16.  ATTACHMENTS TO BE WORN ON RIBBONS AND MED­ALS

5316

 

17.  LETTER DEVICES

5317

 

18.  CLASPS

5318

 

19.  MISCELLANEOUS DEVICES

5319

SECTION 4

AIGUILLETTES/BRASSARDS/BUTTONS

 

 

AIGUILLETTES

5401

 

1.  OCCASIONS FOR WEAR

5401.1

 

2.  AUTHORITY TO WEAR

5401.2

 

3.  PROCEDURES FOR WEAR AND DESCRIPTIONS

5401.3

 

BRASSARDS

5402

 

BUTTONS

5403

 

BOATSWAIN'S PIPE AND LANYARD

5404

 

 

 

CHAPTER SIX - SPECIAL UNIFORM SITUATIONS

 

 

 

SECTION 1

OFFICER ACCESSION PROGRAMS

 

 

1.  GENERAL

6101.1

 

2.  CAP INSIGNIA

6101.2

 

3.  SLEEVE CLASS INSIGNIA (USNA AND NROTC ONLY)

6101.3

 

4.  SLEEVE RANK INSIGNIA (USNA)

6101.4

 

5.  SLEEVE RANK INSIGNIA (NROTC)

6101.5

 

6.  SLEEVE RANK INSIGNIA

(OTHER OFFICER CANDIDATE PROGRAMS)

6101.6

 

7.  DISTINGUISHING MARKS

6101.7

 

8.  SHOULDER BOARDS (FOR USNA AND NROTC)

6101.8

 

9.  OUTERGARMENT SHOULDER INSIGNIA

(OTHER OFFICER CANDIDATE PROGRAMS)

6101.9

 

10.  COAT COLLAR ANCHOR INSIGNIA AND COAT COLLAR STAR INSIGNIA

6101.10

 

11.  SHIRT COLLAR INSIGNIA

6101.11

 

12.  BUTTONS

6101.12

 

13.  AIGUILLETTES (USNA ONLY)

6101.13

 

14.  USNA BREAST INSIGNIA

6101.14

SECTION 2

CEREMONIAL UNIFORMS

 

 

1.  U.S. NAVY CEREMONIAL GUARD

6201.1

 

2.  HONOR GUARDS AND OTHER CEREMONIAL PERSONNEL

6201.2

 

3.  USS CONSTITUTION CREW

6201.3

SECTION 3

U.S. NAVY BANDS

 

 

1.  THE U.S. NAVY BAND

6301.1

 

2.  U.S. NAVY BAND UNIFORMS

6301.2

 

3.  U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY BAND UNIFORMS

6301.3

 

4.  OTH ER U.S. NAVY BANDS

6301.4

SECTION 4

SPECIFIC SITUATIONS

 

 

1.  QUARTERDECK CEREMONIES

6401

 

2.  RECRUIT SPECIAL DRILL UNITS

6402

 

3.  MAIL CLERKS, ORDERLIES, ETC

6403

 

4.  FUNERAL DETAILS

6404

 

5.  RELIGIOUS DRESS AND APPEARANCE PRACTICES

6405

 

6.  CULINARY SPECIALIST (CS RATE)

6406

 

7.  WEDDING ATTIRE

6407

 

8.  SECURITY PERSONNEL

6408

 

9.  PERSONNEL IN CONFINEMENT WITHIN NAVAL FACILITIES

6409

SECTION 5

PERSONNEL SERVING WITH MARINE CORPS

 

 

1.  GENERAL (UNIFORMS FOR PERSONNEL SERVING WITH MARINE UNITS)

6501

SECTION 6

NAVAL PERSONNEL SERVING WITH ARMY, AIR FORCE,

OR COAST GUARD

 

 

1.  GENERAL (UNIFORMS FOR NAVAL PERSONNEL WITH

ARMY, AIR FORCE, OR COAST GUARD)

6601

SECTION 7

MATERNITY UNIFORMS

 

 

1.  GENERAL (MATERNITY UNIFORMS)

6701

 

2.  DESCRIPTION OF MATERNITY UNIFORM

COMPONENTS 

6702

SECTION 8

ORGANIZATIONAL CLOTHING AND PRIVATELY OWNED PROTECTIVE CLOTHING

 

 

1.  GENERAL (ORGANIZATIONAL CLOTHING)

6801

 

2.  CAMOUFLAGE UTILITY UNIFORMS

6802

 

3.  FLIGHT CLOTHING

6803

 

4.  PROTECTIVE CLOTHING FOR OPERATING          VEHICLES OTHER THAN AUTOMOBILES

6804

SECTION 9

MEDICAL PERSONNEL

 

 

1.  DEPLOYED MEDICAL UNIT PERSONNEL

6901

 

2.  INDOOR DUTY WHITE

6902

SECTION 10

RESERVE/RETIRED PERSONNEL

 

 

1.  UNIFORMS FOR RESERVE PERSONNEL

61001

 

2.  UNIFORMS FOR RETIRED PERSONNEL

61002

 

 

 

CHAPTER SEVEN - CIVILIAN CLOTHING

 

 

 

SECTION 1

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

 

1.  CIVILIAN CLOTHING

7101.1

 

2.  CASUAL CIVILIAN ATTIRE

7101.2

 

3.  DRUG ADVOCATION PROHIBITED

7101.3

 

4.  EARRINGS

7101.4

 

5.  BODY PIERCING

7101.5

 

7.  TATTOOS/BODY ART/BRANDS

7101.6

 

8.  MUTILATION

7101.7

 

9.  DENTAL ORNAMENTATION

7101.8

SECTION 2

GENERAL REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO THE WEARING

OF CIVILIAN CLOTHES BY NAVAL PERSONNEL

 

 

1.  WEAR OF CIVILIAN CLOTHES IN FOREIGN     COUNTRIES

7201

 

2.  CIVILIAN CLOTHES FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL ON

SPECIAL DUTY

7202

 

3.  WEARING UNIFORM ARTICLES WITH CIVILIAN

CLOTHES

7203

 

4.  CIVILIAN CEREMONIAL REGALIA WORN WITH

NAVAL UNIFORM

7204

 

5.  GOVERNMENT   TRANSPORTATION

7205

 

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