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Description and Wear of Uniform Components
 Earrings, Ball, Pearl (Females)
Article 3501.23






All earrings (ball or pearl) must be 4mm - 6mm (approximately 1/8 inch - 1/4 inch).  Ball earrings may be plain with shiny or brushed matte finish, screw-on or post type.  Ball earrings are yellow gold for officers/CPOs and silver for E6 and below.  Pearl earrings have one small single white pearl.


Correct Wear 

Pearl earrings may be worn with Dinner Dress or Formal uniforms; ball earrings may be worn with all other uniforms.  Only one earring may be worn per ear, centered on the earlobe.


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