Description and Wear of Uniform Components
Overblouse, Khaki, Service (Female)
Khaki in color and made of authorized fabric (75/25% poly/wool blend) with short sleeves and an open collar forming a V neck. The overblouse is a basic uniform component for enlisted females, E-6 and below. Female officers and chief petty officers are authorized to wear the poly/wool overblouse as an optional service khaki uniform component with the 75/25% poly/wool khaki pants or skirt.
(1) The overblouse shall be worn outside the slacks or skirt and shall hang comfortably over the hips and chest. The length shall be long enough to fall approximately one inch above the bottom of the side pocket opening. All buttons shall be fastened.
(2) Undershirts, 3501.101, collar insignia 4227, warfare insignia 5201.2, identification badges 5101, name tags 5201.4, and ribbons 5305-5312 shall be worn as prescribed in their respective articles. The Point of Origin is the lower horizontal area of the ribbons and name tag when worn shall be approximately 6¼ inches down from the bottom intersection of the front seam and shoulder seam and centered over the front seam. Nametags shall be placed in the same manner on the right side of the overblouse. Ribbons shall be placed on the left side of the overblouse.
(3) When worn with the black relax fit (with stand-up knit collar) jacket or V-neck sweater, gently roll/tuck/fold the overblouse up and into the jacket or sweater. The overblouse should not extend below the bottom of the jacket or sweater.
(4) White undershirts are optional for females at shore commands.
Vertically, beginning 1 inch from the bottom on the inner side of the front fold on which the buttons are sewn.