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Summary of Changes
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Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Uniform Components
Awards Order of Precedence
Navy Awards Precedence Chart

Description and Wear of Uniform Components
Cap, Garrison, Blue (All)
Khaki, Green (Officers/CPOs)
Article 3501.10

Blue Garrison Cap


Khaki Garrison Cap


Fore and aft cap made of same fabric and color as uniform with which worn.  Optional wear of men's style garrison cap is authorized for women with corresponding uniforms.  Women’s style blue garrison cap (concaved style made of 55/45 percent poly/wool) phased out 1 October 2002.

For cap insignia, see article
4311 for officers, 4321 for chief petty officers, and 4331 for E6 and below personnel.

Correct Wear 
Wear squarely on the head, with fore and aft crease centered vertically between the eyebrows and the lowest point approximately 1 inch above the eyebrows.

Ownership Markings
On designated name­plate.



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