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.
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.
Wear squarely on the head, with bottom edge parallel to and 1-1/2 inch above
Initials and last four digits of owner's SSN on sweatband.