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Description and Wear of Uniform Components
Cap, Combination
Article 3501.9


 Officer Combination Cap

  

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 Male Chief Cap 

 

 Male Chief Cap


Female Enlisted Cap
 

 

 
Description

 

 
a.  Male and Female Officers/CPOs.  A military style cap with black visor, rigid standing front, flaring circular rim and black cap band worn with detachable khaki or white cap cover, as required.  Fabric match of cap cover and uniform is required.  When wearing an all-weather coat, a clear plastic combination cap rain cover may be worn.  For hat band insignia/ornamentation, see articles 4311 for officers and 4321 for CPOs.
 
b.  Females Officers/CPOs.  A military style cap with black visor, circular brim with rigid upsweep sides and black cap band worn with detachable white or khaki cap cover, as required.  When wearing an all-weather coat, a clear plastic combination cap rain cover may be worn.  For hat band insignia/ornamentation, see articles 4311 for officers, 4321 for CPOs, and 4331 for E6 and below.
 
c.  Females E6 and below.  A military style cap with black visor, rigid standing front, flaring circular rim and black cap band worn with white cap cover.  When wearing an all-weather coat, a clear plastic combination cap rain cover may be worn.  For hat band insignia/ornamentation, see article 4331 for E6 and below.
 
Correct Wear 
 
Wear squarely on the head, with bottom edge parallel to and 1-1/2 inch above the eyebrows.

Ownership Markings
 
On designated nameplate.
 
Notes: 
 1.  As of 31 October 2016, the enlisted white hat is mandatory for wear by all
female E1-E6 by all female E1-E6 Sailors with jumper style dress uniforms.
 2.  As of 31 October 2018, the alternate and unisex Combination Covers
 are mandatory for wear by all female officers and chief petty officers.
 

 

 
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