Description and Wear of Uniform Components
a. NWU Type I Trousers. NWU Type I trousers have an elasticized waist with belt loops, two quarter top pockets, two bellowed thigh cargo pockets (one on each leg), two back hip pockets with flaps (one on each side) and a front zippered fly closure with button closure for the waistband. The knees and seat are reinforced.
b. NWU Type III Trousers. The NWU Type III trousers contains three front concealed buttons covered by fly and button closures for the waistband, side elasticized waist with belt loops, two quarter top pockets, two bellowed thigh cargo pockets (one each leg), two back pockets with buttoned flaps (one on each side), and drawstring closures at the end of the trouser leg (one through each opening). The knees and seat are reinforced.
Wear fastened fully on the waist with belt buckle centered over the trouser fastener. Each trouser leg shall be bloused using blousing straps and cover the top three rows of the boot eyelets. When authorized by the appropriate authority trousers may be worn unbloused and the leg length will not touch the deck. Organizationally issued or personally purchased thermal underwear is authorized to be worn underneath the NWU trousers. Thermal underwear will not be visible when worn.