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3501.8 

 

Description and Wear of Uniform Components
Cap, Ball
Article 3501.8

 

Navy Ball Cap


Description
Made of standard navy blue,  wool, synthetic, or blended fabric. 

The cap shall be a conventional baseball cap style with NAVY

embroidered or sewn in approximately 1-1/4 inch gold block letters

cen­tered on the front and may have adjustable hat band and mesh

back section.  NAVY logo may be substituted with the command name,

designation, and/or command logos in good taste.  If the individual's

name is affixed, it is centered on the back of the cap in sewn or

embroidered letters.  The lettering may be in traditional command colors. 

The cap may be worn with civilian attire on or off base, without insignia. 

Authorized position held or rank titles (i.e., CO, XO, CMC, Plankowner,

CHENG, OPS, DECK LCPO, etc.) or rank/rate with surname that are

professional and in good taste may be centered on the back of the cap in

sewn or embroidered letters and the lettering may be in traditional command

colors.  (No nicknames.)  Ball caps with titles are not authorized for wear

with civilian attire.   Visor ornamentation is authorized for officers.


Insignia 
Officers may wear miniature size cap insignia and chief petty officers may

wear the garrison cap insignia.  E4-E6 personnel may wear insignia consisting

of a silver eagle and chevron(s).  Petty officers entitled to wear gold rating

badges and service stripes on their Service Dress Blue uniform may wear gold

chevrons vice silver on their cap device.


Correct Wear
Wear squarely on the head, with bottom edge parallel to and 1-1/2 inch above

the eyebrows.


Ownership Markings
Initials and last four digits of owner's SSN on sweatband.

 

 

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