Description and Wear of Uniform Components
Black V-neck style pullover sweater, in both light (acrylic) and heavy (wool) weaves, with fabric epaulets, shoulder and elbow patches. A velcro backed, black leather nametag (2"x4") is required. (Refer to Article 5201.4b.) Identification badges are not authorized to be worn on the sweater.
The sweater is authorized for daily wear to and from work, in public places, onboard ship, on base and station, and for attending working level meetings/briefings. Officers wear soft shoulder boards on the epaulets. CPOs may wear soft shoulder boards on the epaulets optionally until 1 October 2000, at which time they become mandatory. E6 and below personnel wear no insignia on the sweater. Shirt collar is worn inside the sweater when a tie is worn and outside the sweater when no tie is worn. For shipboard restrictions, refer to article 1101.5e.
Complete the manufacturer's tag with indelible ink.