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Description and Wear of Uniform Components
Shirt, White, Formal (Males)
Article 3501.51


White Formal Shirt, Male 




A plain white formal dress shirt with a turndown collar and a plain stiff or wide pleated soft front.  Plain shirt studs and cuff links are required with dinner dress jacket uniforms (gold for officers/CPOs; black or silver for E6 and below).

Correct Wear

Wear with all studs, buttons and cuff links fastened.


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