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Description and Wear of Uniform Components
Watch Cap, Navy Knit
Article 3603.2




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Refer to article 3501.11.


Correct Wear

When authorized by appropriate authority, the knit watch cap will be worn during cold weather conditions that may result in personal injury if not worn.  The watch cap will be worn with a single fold approximately 3-1/2 inches – 4 inches diagonally from the base of the back of the head, across the ears and on the forehead with the bottom of the fold one fourth of an inch above the eyebrows.  The watch cap will be worn snugly on the head.  Rank/rate insignia is not authorized to be worn on the watch cap.