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6201 - Ceremonial Uniforms 

 

SPECIAL UNIFORM SITUATIONS

SECTION 2:

CEREMONIAL UNIFORMS

 

 

Article

1.

U.S. NAVY CEREMONIAL GUARD

6201.1

2.

HONOR GUARDS AND OTHER CEREMONIAL PERSONNEL

6201.2

3.

USS CONSTITUTION CREW

6201.3

4.

BLUE ANGELS

6201.4


6201.  CEREMONIAL UNIFORMS

     1.  U.S NAVY CEREMONIAL GUARD, WASHINGTON, D.C.

          a.  General.  The Commandant, Naval District Washington, provides ceremonial uniforms.  Ceremonial uniforms prescribed for members of the U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard are designated as either "Winter Ceremonial" or "Summer Ceremonial" as appropriate for the season.  The uniform consists of the Full Dress uniform modified as follows:

               (1) Officers.  The blue all-weather coat, modified with a sword opening in the left side, is authorized for officers participating in Navy and Joint Armed Forces ceremonies.

               (2) Chief Petty Officers.  The CPO Cutlass is prescribed for "Navy" ceremonies.  The blue all-weather coat, modified with a cutlass opening in the left side, is authorized for Chief Petty Officers participating in Navy and Joint Armed Forces ceremonies.  

               (3) Enlisted Personnel (E6 and below)

                    (a) Special ceremonial uniforms presently authorized for enlisted personnel in the Ceremonial Guard are comprised of components of the Service Dress uniforms.

                    (b) Wear the following accoutrements as prescribed by the Officer-in-Charge:  white gloves, white leggings, white guard belt, ceremonial guard belt buckle (brass), white or blue ascot, white scarf (wear only with peacoat), neckerchief with cheater knot, and aiguillette as prescribed in paragraph <5401.3.c(a)(10)>.

                    (c) Trousers legs are bloused above the leggings.

                    (d) All-weather coat and/or peacoat are worn according to weather conditions.

                    (e) The white guard belt is worn out­side of every coat.

                    (f) All non-rated personnel shall now wear their assigned rating, such as AN, SN, or FN, etc.

                    (g) All personnel assigned shall wear highly polished brass belt buckle in place of silver buckle for uniformity.

               (4) Female Personnel.  Women wear appropriate uniforms with the accoutrements listed in subparagraph l.a.(3)(b) to provide compatibility.  Additionally, female members of the U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard, Washington, D.C. are authorized to wear the men's Service Dress Blue uniform during occasions where ceremonial dignity and appearance need to be preserved.

               (5) Ceremonial Guard Patch.  Enlisted personnel, E6 and junior, are authorized to wear an identifying sleeve patch while assigned to the U.S. Ceremonial Guard, Washington, D.C.  Such insignia is prescribed and worn at the discretion of the Commandant, Naval District Washington, D.C.

               (6) Medals.  All medals shall be polished to a high lustre and boarded to maintain the shape of the ribbon.

               (7) Shoes.  Ceremonial shoes shall be black corfam, double soled with highly polished brass plates on the inside of each heel.  Officers and chief petty officers shall wear white double soled shoes with brass heel plates with summer uniform.

               (8) Travel Uniform.  Members of the U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard, officers and enlisted personnel, when traveling to and from ceremonial events in official vehicles, are authorized to modify the prescribed uniform as follows to preserve appearance.

                    (a) The uniform top shall be replaced with the black jacket with both summer and winter uniforms.  All personnel will wear an aiguillette on the left shoulder under the epaulette.

                    (b) Members of the U.S. Navy Drill Team shall wear a black satin jacket, with gold embroidered lettering "U.S. NAVY PRESIDENTIAL HONOR/DRILL TEAM, WASHINGTON, D.C." and wear a dark blue jumpsuit with cere­monial guard patch and appropriate rank designation attached.

      2.  HONOR GUARDS AND OTHER CEREMONIAL PERSONNEL

          a.  General.  The prescribing authority determines the uniforms for honor guards and ceremonial units.  The prescribed uniform shall comply with uniforms authorized in Chapter 3 as appropriate.  Special ceremonial uniforms, which deviate from uniforms authorized in Chapter 3, must be approved by the Chief of Naval Operations (N-09B).

               (1) Outerwear.  Wear only the outer garments described elsewhere in the regulations, such as overcoats, reefers, peacoats, all-weather coats and windbreakers, with uniforms.

               (2) Guard Belts.  Wear the standard white guard belt with all uniforms and outside all outergarments.

               (3) Personnel Under Arms.  Officers and Chief Petty Officers wear pistol and pistol belts, in parades with enlisted men under arms.  The sword and sword belt may be prescribed in lieu of the pistol and pistol belt for wear by officers required to have this equipment. Other male officers may wear the sword if provided.  When carrying the pistol, wear the belt outside of coat, with the holster slightly in front of the right hip.  If only one magazine pocket, wear it to the left of the buckle.  If two pockets, place them to the right and left of the buckle.  White pistol belt and holster cover (or bayonet scabbard) may be prescribed on shore stations.  When the bayonet is prescribed, the bayonet scabbard is worn on a guard belt positioned on the left hip.  Enlisted men under arms for parades or other ceremonies ashore, for infantry drill or on guard detail at shore activities may wear leggings when prescribed.

     3.  USS CONSTITUTION CREW

          a.  General.  The Commanding Officer, USS CONSTITUTION, provides regulation 1813 pattern naval uniforms.  The 1813 pattern uniform is organizational issue clothing.  Only personnel permanently assigned to USS CONSTITUTION may wear Navy-issued 1813 pattern uniforms.  The 1813 pattern uniform is designated as either “Winter 1813s” or “Summer 1813s.”  The uniform is modeled on U.S. Navy Uniform Regulations of 23 November 1813 and will normally be worn to educate and inform the public about early naval heritage.  Photographs of the uniform sets are provided <Figure 6-2-1, Figure 6-2-2, Figure 6-2-3, Figure 6-2-4 and Figure 6-2-5)>.

           b.  Officers.  There are two distinct 1813 officer uniforms:  one worn by the Commanding Officer and the other by Lieutenants.  The U.S. Navy Pattern 1813 Eagle hilt sword may be worn as a sidearm, when authorized by the Commanding Officer.

                (1) Commanding Officer

                     (a) Cover (Bicorn).  A brushed black “fur” felt, 9 inches from brim to top of “fan” and 20 inches from tip to tip.  The hat is decorated with 3/4 inch wide gold lace around outer edge of “fan.”  A 2-inch wide loop of gold lace is centered vertically on the fan with a gold button in the lower end of the loop.  The loop ends 2 inches above the bottom edge of the hat.  A 4-inch black silk cockade is mounted at the top (at the 12 o’clock position) under a gold loop.  There are seven gold braid tassels 2 inches in length mounted on each brim.

                     (b) Dress Jacket.  Made from dark blue melton cloth with dark blue lining.  Double-breasted with broad lapels and “tails.”  Decorated with 1/2 inch wide gold lace on collar, cuffs, lapels, and pocket flaps (including top fold) and along folds of skirts of the coat. No gold lace around buttonholes.  Two plain gold epaulettes are worn on the shoulders.  Two gilt buttons are mounted on a high collar (one each on left and right side of collar). Two vertical rows of nine gilt buttons are on the front of the jacket.  Four gilt buttons are mounted on the pocket flaps.  Four gilt buttons are on the cuffs.  Two gilt buttons are at rear, top of coattail flap.  Buttons are made of yellow metal, with the foul anchor and American eagle, surrounded by fifteen stars.

                     (c) Trousers.  White cotton or linen “broadfall” style trousers with gilt buttons on pocket flaps; tucked into half boots.

                     (d) Vest.  White single-breasted cotton or linen waistcoat with standing collar, nine gilt buttons down the front, and four smaller gilt buttons mounted on each pocket flap on each pocket but smaller than those on coat.

                     (e) Shirt.  White cotton or linen shirt with a wide collar.

                     (f) Stock.  Black cotton or silk stock.

                     (g) Boots.  Black “Hessian” style half boots with scalloped tops.

                (2) Lieutenants:  wear the same style bicorn hat, shirt, stock, pantaloons and boots as those worn by the Commanding Officer.  The only uniform distinction is in the dress jacket and vest.

                     (a) Dress Jacket.  Same as above except no gold lace around buttonholes, lapels, pocket flaps or down folds of the skirts.  One gold epaulette (plain-no devices) is worn on the left shoulder.  Two rows of nine gilt buttons are on the front of the jacket.  Three gilt buttons are mounted on the pocket flaps.  Three gilt buttons are on the cuffs.  Two gilt buttons are at rear, top of coattail flap. One gilt button is on left and right side of collar.

                     (b) Vest.  Same as above except three gilt buttons and buttonholes on pockets of vest.

            c.  Chief Petty Officers:  wear the same shirt, stock and trousers as officers.  The U.S. Navy Pattern 1814 straight edged cutlass may be worn as a sidearm, when authorized by the Commanding Officer.

                  (1) Hat.  A glazed black felt top hat, round, 9 inches from brim to crown.  Brim curled up on sides.  The ship’s name, USS CONSTITUTION embroidered in gold letters on black silk ribbon.

                  (2) Jacket.  A double-breasted short jacket of dark blue melton cloth with turned down collar.  Six brass buttons are down each side of the jacket front.

                  (3) Vest.  A red cotton or linen short single-breasted waistcoat with a rolled down collar.  Nine gilt buttons down the front.

                  (4) Footwear.  Navy-issue laced black leather safety boots.

              d.  Enlisted (E6 and below):  wear the same jacket, shirt, trousers and footwear as the chief petty officers.  The U.S. Navy Pattern 1814 straight edged cutlass may be worn as a sidearm, when authorized by the Commanding Officer.  Female personnel may wear their hair tightly braided in the traditional Sailor’s pigtail when in 1813 uniform to add authenticity to the 1813 uniform and to permit proper wear of the flat glazed hat.

                  (1) Hat.  A flat glazed black hat 3-4 inches from brim to crown.  Flat brim with ship’s name, USS CONSTITUTION embroidered in gold letters on black silk ribbon.  The ribbon tails to hang down to shoulder blade length when worn.

                  (2) Neckerchief.  Navy-issue black neckerchief.  Worn knotted loosely around the throat with the body of the material forming a wide triangle down the back (Boy Scout fashion).

                  (3) Trousers.  Wear standard issue service dress blue (jumper) trousers in winter and service dress white (jumper) trousers, or white cotton broadfall trousers in summer.

         e.  CONSTITUTION Unit Identification Mark (UIM).  Enlisted personnel, E6 and junior, are authorized to wear an identifying sleeve path (IUM) on their modern regulation uniforms while assigned to USS CONSTITUTION.  The patch has the ship’s name with six white stars embroidered (three on either side of the name) symbolizing the six original frigates of the U.S. Navy, with the ship’s nickname “Old Ironsides” embroidered underneath – a reminder of the nation’s enduring commitment to the Navy’s oldest warship, still in commission.

 

USS CONSTITUTION             USS CONSTITUTION             USS CONSTITUTION

      Commanding Officer                     Lieutenant                    Chief Petty Officer

          Figure 6-2-1                         Figure 6-2-2                        Figure 6-2-3

 

 

               USS CONSTITUTION                                USS CONSTITUTION

                    E6 and Below                                         E6 and Below

                    Figure 6-2-4                                           Figure 6-2-5

 

          4.  NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON (BLUE ANGELS)

               a.   General.  The Commanding Officer, NAVY FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION SQUADRON, provides regulation for Official squadron uniforms NAVFLIGHTDEMRON uniforms are organizational issue clothing.  Only personnel permanently assigned to NAVFLIGHTDEMRON may wear official squadron uniform.  The NAVFLIGHTDEMRON uniform is designated to be worn to represent our nation’s Navy and Marine Corps service members who are deployed across the globe in defense of our freedom, and showcase Naval and Marine Corps aviation to the American public.

                    (1) Officers.  There are two distinct officer uniforms: 

                         (a)  “Aviator” style nomex show suit.

                                 Flight Boots.  Black Dehner “aviator” style boot.

                                 Sunglasses.  “Aviator” style sunglasses. 

                                 Garrison Cap.  Khaki “CNT” style garrison cap.

                                 Show Jacket.  Navy wool jacket with black satin liner and zipper down front.   

                                 Leather Jacket.  “Aviator” style leather jacket with Blue Angel Official crest.

                                 Yellow T-Shirt.  Yellow “sweat resistant” style t-shirt worn under officer flight suits.

                            (b)  Civilian clothing worn during official squadron commitments as designated by the Commanding Officer.  The following items are issued to all NAVFLIGHDEMRON officers:

                                  Men’s and Women’s Dress Blazer.  Navy double-breasted polyester/wool blazer with collar, embroidered Blue Angel official crest.

                                  Men’s and Women’s Dress Slack.  Tan polyester “pleated” dress slack.

                                  Men’s and Women’s Dress Shirt.  Blue cotton “oxford” style shirt with collar and embroidered Blue Angel Official crest.

                                  Men’s and Women’s “Polo” Style Shirt.  “Sweat Resistant” style shirt with embroidered Blue Angel Official crest.

                                  Men’s and Women’s Dress Shoe.  Dark brown color dress shoe.

                                  Men’s Tie.  Polyester dress tie.

                                  Men’s and Women’s Dress Belt.  Brown leather belt.

                                  Men’s and Women’s Dress Socks.  Dark brown color socks.

                  (2) Navy Chief Petty Officers and Marine Corps(E-7 and above): The Navy Chief Petty
Officer and marine Corps uniform is organizational issued clothing and authorized bye Commanding Officer.  The following uniform items are issued to all     NAVFLIGHTDEMRON Chief Petty Officers and equivalent Marine Corps personnel:

                       (a)  Shirt.  Black “Dickie” style shirt with U.S. Navy Blue Angels embroidered on the back, and name/rate/rank/warfare designation (if applicable) embroidered above the front left pocket.  All letters embroidered in gold.

                       (b)  Trousers/Pants. Black “Dickie” style pant.

                       (c)  Work Jacket. Black “Dickie” style jacket with zipper down front.

                       (d)  Show Jacket.  Black wool jacket with black satin liner and zipper down front.

                       (e)  Cold-weather Jacket.  Black cold weather “flyers” style winter jacket with zipper down front.

                       (f)  Yellow T-Shirt.  Yellow cotton t-shirt screen printed with U.S. Navy or Marine Corps Blue Angels on the back and official Blue angel crest on the right chest.

                       (g)  Sunglasses.  Gold “aviator” style sunglasses.

                       (h)  Garrison Cap.  Khaki “CNT” style garrison cap.

                       (i)  Men’s and Women’s “Polo” Style Shirt.  “Sweat Resistant” style shirt with embroidered Blue Angel official crest.

                  (3) NAVFLIGHTDEMRON Navy and Marine Corps Enlisted (E6 and below):  The NAVFLIGHTDEMRON enlisted uniform is organizational issued clothing and authorized by the Commanding Officer.  The following uniform items are issued to all NAVFLIGHTDEMRON Navy and Marine Corps enlisted personnel:

                       (a)  Shirt. Dark blue “Dickie” style shirt with U.S. Navy Blue Angels embroidered on the back, and name/rate/rank/warfare designation (if applicable) embroidered above the left front pocket.  All letters are embroidered in yellow.

                       (b)  Trousers/Pants.  Dark blue “Dickie” style pant with last name of squadron member embroidered on left rear pocket. 

                       (c)  Work Jacket.  Dark blue “Dickie” style jacket with zipper down front.

                       (d)  Show Jacket.  Dark blue “Dickie” style jacket with zipper down front and U.S. Navy Blue Angels embroidered on the back.

                       (e)  Cold-weather Jacket.  Dark blue cold weather style jacket with zipper down front and U.S. Navy Blue embroidered on the back.

                       (f)  White T-Shirt.  White cotton t-shirt screen printed with U.S. Navy or Marine Corps Blue Angels on the back and official Blue Angel crest on the right chest.

                       (g)  Sunglasses.  Gold “aviator” style sunglasses. 

                       (h)  Men’s and Women’s “Polo” Style Shirt.  “Sweat Resistant” style shirt with embroidered Blue Angel official crest.

                  (4) C-130 Marine Corps Enlisted Flight Crew.  The NAVFLIGHTDEMRON C-130 Marine Corps enlisted flight crew uniforms are organizational issued clothing and authorized by the Commanding Officer.  The following uniform items are issued to all NAVFLIGHTDEMRON C-130 Marine Corps enlisted flight crew personnel:

                       (a)  Flight Suit (Show).  “Aviator” style Show suit

                       (b)  Flight Suit (Work).  “Aviator” style work suit.

                       (c)  Show Jacket.  Navy wool jacket with black satin liner and zipper down front.

                       (d)  Sunglasses.  “Aviator” style sunglasses.

                       (e)  Yellow T-Shirt.  Yellow “sweat resistant” style t-shirt worn under flight suit.

                       (f)  Cold-weather Jacket.  Dark blue cold weather style jacket with zipper down front and U.S. Navy Blue Angels embroidered on the back.

                       (g)  Garrison  Cap.  Khaki color garrison cap.

                       (h)  Men’s and Women’s “Polo” Style Shirt.  “Sweat Resistant” style shirt with embroidered Blue Angel official crest.

                  (5) NAVFLIGHTDEMRON Air-to-Ground Communications personnel: Designated NAVFLIGHTDEMRON air-to-ground communications personnel uniform is organizational issued clothing and authorized by the Commanding officer.  The following uniform items are designated as “seasonal” clothing and issued only to air-to-ground communication’s personnel:

                       (a)  Men’s and Women’s Casual Shorts.  Khaki casual style shorts. 

                       (b)  Men’s and Women’s “Polo” Style Shirt.  “Sweat resistant” style shirt with embroidered Blue Angel official crest.”

 

 

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