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Description and Wear of Uniform Components
Cap Insignia
Article 3603.12




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The appropriate embroidered (rate/rank) will be worn centered on the front of the NWU eight point cap by all officers, chief petty officers, and petty officers.  The bottom of the insignia will be approximately 1-1/4 inch from the visor.


a.  Officers will wear the regular size embroidered grade insignia.  When wearing the eagle insignia, eagle faces to the wearer's right.


b.  Chief petty officers will wear the 1-1/4 inch Embroidered cap insignia.


c.  Petty officers will wear the regular size embroidered petty officer cap insignia.


d.  E3 and below will not wear a cap insignia.