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3501.15

Description and Wear of Uniform Components
Coat, Dinner Dress White Jacket
Article 3501.15

 
Coat, Male Dinner Dress White Jacket

 

Coat, Female Dinner Dress White Jacket
 

 

Description
A single-breasted, long sleeved, mess jacket made from authorized plain white fabric.


a. Males 
Jacket is semi-peaked with narrow lapels with the back tapered to a point, and loops for shoulder boards.  There are two 35-line, Navy eagle, buttons down each side of the front, with a front closure held together by two 28-line Navy eagle buttons with a link approximately 3/4 inch long.  Buttons are gold for officers/CPOs and silver for E6 and below.  Required buttons are described in article
5403.


b. Females 
Jacket is bolero style and has a narrow shawl collar.  There are three 22-1/2-line Navy eagle buttons down each side of the front, without front closure.  Buttons are gold for officers/CPOs and silver for E6 and below.  Required buttons are described in article 5403.


Correct Wear
Men wear held together using two 28-line Navy eagle buttons with a link approximately 3/4 inch long fastener.  Women wear jacket open.  For insignia, see article
4101 for officers, 4211 for chief petty officers, and 4221 for E6 and below.