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Description and Wear of Uniform Components
Waistcoat (Male Officers)
Article 3501.104


Waistcoat (Male Officers)



Made of white, conservatively woven pique, or other suitable material, with set-in lapel of same fabric as vest, and single-breasted with a welted pocket in each front section.  Three 22-1/2-line Navy eagle gilt buttons on right front.  Required buttons are described in article 5403.

Correct Wear  

Button all buttons. 


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