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 5403.
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.