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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 appropriate color and worn as follows:


a.  Command Insignia (Command At-Sea, Command Ashore/Project Manager) as outlined in article 5201 is worn on the NWU shirt above the right pocket centered 1/4 inch above the name strip.  The command insignia can be metal or embroidered on a strip of NWU fabric.


b.  When authorized, a maximum of two warfare/qualification insignia as outlined in article 5201.2 may be worn on the NWU.  The size of the fabric strip on which they are embroidered will be of the NWU pattern, rectangular/square, and the approximate size of the insignia.  The primary breast insignia will be worn centered above and flush with the "U.S. NAVY" identification marking on the shirt.  Secondary breast insignia will be worn centered on the wearer's left pocket flap.  Enlisted personnel authorized to wear two warfare/ qualification insignia and an identification badge (on working uniforms as noted in article 15 below) may wear the primary and secondary warfare/ qualification insignia centered and flush above the "U.S. NAVY" fabric strip.  See figure/pictures in the diagram below.  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 5201.2c(3)(c).



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