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3501.42

Description and Wear of Uniform Components
Reefer (Officers/CPOs)
Article 3501.42


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Description  

a. Males.  A double-breasted, hip length coat made of dark
blue authorized fabric with a convertible collar, a set-in
pocket in each forefront, and a single row of four 35-line or
40-line buttons on right front and three on left.  Men's reefer
buttons to the right.  Two loops on each shoulder hold
officer's hard shoulder boards.  Required buttons are
described in article 5403.


b. Females.  A double-breasted, hip length coat made of
dark blue authorized fabric with a convertible collar,
shoulder epaulets, a set-in pocket in each forefront, and a
single row of four 35-line or 40-line buttons on left front,
and three on right.  Women's reefer buttons to the left. 
Epaulets on each shoulder hold officer's hard shoulder
boards.  Women may wear either the men's reefer (with
two loops) or the women's reefer (with epaulets) as long
as serviceable.  Required buttons are described in article
5403.


Correct Wear 

Button all buttons except collar button.  Collar button may
be buttoned in inclement weather.  Sleeves are to reach
about three-quarters of distance from the wrist to the
knuckles when arms hang naturally at side.  For insignia,
see article 4103 for officers.  CPOs wear no insignia.