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Description and Wear of Uniform Components
Cap, Eight Point
Article 3603.1




The eight pointed cap has a two piece lined crown shaped with eight evenly spaced darts, ventilation eyelets, lined outside band and self-fabric sweatband and a flexible, quilted hinge type visor. 
Correct Wear
The cap will be worn squarely on the head so that the visor is straight, just above the level of the eyes and parallel with the deck.  Rank insignia is required for E4 and above Sailors on eight-point caps without the Anchor, Constitution and Eagle (ACE) logo embroidered above the visor.  No rank insignia shall be worn on the eight-point cap with the embroidered ACE logo centered above the visor.


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