Description and Wear of Uniform Components
Trousers have an elasticized waist with belt loops. The trousers have two quarter top pockets, two bellowed thigh cargo pockets, and two back hip pockets with flaps. There is a front zippered fly closure and button closures for the waistband on the NWU Type I. The knees and seat have reinforcement patches. The trousers also contain three front concealed buttons covered by fly and button closures for the waistband on the NWU Type III.
Trousers will be worn fastened fully on the waist with belt buckled centered over the trouser fastener. The trouser legs shall be bloused with blousing straps so the blouse covers the top three rows of boot eyelets. When authorized to wear the trousers unbloused, the trouser leg length will not extend below the bottom of the safety boot heel. Organization issued or personally purchased thermal underwear is authorized to be worn underneath the NWU trousers. Thermal underwear will not be visible when worn.