a. Males. A double-breasted coat made of authorized navy blue fabric
with three outside pockets, one on each hip and one on left breast, and
three 35-line Navy eagle gilt buttons down each forefront. Officer's coat
has a sword slit over the left hip. Required buttons are described in article
b. Females. A single-breasted coat made of authorized navy blue fabric
with one welt left breast pocket, and four 35‑line Navy eagle buttons on
the left front. Buttons are gold for officers/CPOs and silver for E6 and below. Officer's coat has a sword slit over the left hip. Required buttons are described
in article 5403. The coat with two breast pocket flaps may be worn as long as serviceable.
Button all buttons. Coat may be removed in immediate office space.
Commanders/ commanding officers should specify the areas within the command where coats are required. For insignia, see article 4101 for officers, 4211 for
chief petty officers, and 4221 or 4222 for E6 and below.
On designated name label.