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Description and Wear of Uniform Components
Breast Insignia
Article 3603.13

 

 

 

 

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The appropriate breast insignia will be embroidered in the applicable color and worn as follows:
(a) Command Insignia (Command-at-Sea, Command Ashore/Project Manager) is worn on the NWU shirt above the right pocket centered 1/4 inch above the name tape.  Post-tour command insignia may be worn on the left pocket flap of the wearer, 1/4 inch below the top of the pocket.  When authorized to wear two warfare insignias and the post-tour command insignia, the post-tour command insignia may be worn centered on the left pocket flap 1/4 inch below the top of the pocket.
(b)When authorized, a maximum of two warfare/qualification insignia may be worn on the NWU shirt.  The size of the fabric on which they are embroidered will be rectangular and the approximate size of the breast insignia with no more than 1/4 inch of fabric on either side of the embroidery.  The primary breast insignia will be worn centered above and flush with the U.S. Navy service tape on the shirt.  The secondary breast insignia may be worn below, flush and centered under primary warfare insignia and flush with the top of the service tape (double stacked).  The NWU is the only uniform in which two warfare insignias may be worn in this manner.  Primary and secondary warfare insignia positions will be as prescribed in article 5201.2.c(3)(c).  The secondary warfare insignia may optionally be worn centered on the left pocket flap 1/4 inch below the top of the pocket.  Eligible enlisted Sailors may wear an authorized identification badge centered on the left pocket flap 1/4 inch below the top of the pocket.  When wearing an identification badge, no other device is authorized for wear on the pocket flap.

 

 
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