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Section 5:  Description and Wear of Uniform Components


All-Weather Coat, Blue, Single Breasted
All-Weather Coat, Blue, Double Breasted
Cold Weather Parka
Belt with Clip
Brassiere (Females)
Cap, Ball
Cap, Combination
Cap, Garrison, Blue (All), Khaki (Officers/CPOs)
Cap, Knit (Watch)
Coat, Dinner Dress Blue Jacket
Coat, Dinner Dress White Jacket
Coat, Service Dress Blue (Male Officers/CPOs and All Females)
Coat, Service Dress White (Officers/CPOs)
Coveralls (Navy)
Cuff Links
Cutlass (CPO)
Duffel Bag
Earrings, Ball, Pearl (Females)
Gloves, Black, White
Handbags, Black, Brown, White (Females)
Handbags, Black, White Dress (Females)
Hat, White (E6 and below)
Hosiery (Females)
Jacket, Black
Jumper, Blue Dress (Males, E6 and below)
Jumper, White Dress (E6 and below)
Necktie (Necktab), Black (Females)
Necktie, Black Dress (Females)
Necktie, Bow, Black (Males), White (Male Officers)
Necktie, Black Four-in-hand (Males)
Neckerchief (E6 and below)
Overcoat, Blue
Peacoat (E6 and below)
Reefer (Officers/CPOs)
Scarf, White
Shirt, Khaki, Service (Officers/CPOs)
Shirt, White, Dress
Shirt, White, Formal (Females)
Shirt, White, Formal (Males)
Shirt, White, Formal Wing Collar (Male Officers)
​Shirt, White, Service, (Officers/CPOs) 3501.53
Shoes, Dress (Black/Brown/White)
Shoes, Formal, Black (Female)
Shoes, Formal Black, Flat (Female)
Shoes, Service (Black/Brown/White) (Females)
Skirt, Blue, Formal (Females)
​Skirt, Blue, Unbelted (Females)


Skirt, Khaki, Service (Female Officers/CPOs)

​Skirt, White, Belted (Females)

 Slacks, Blue, Dress, Unbelted (Females)
Slacks, Blue, Formal (Females)
Slacks, Khaki, Service (Female Officer/CPOs)
Slacks, White, Dress, Unbelted (Female Officers/CPOs)
Slacks, White, Jumper (Females E6 and below)
Slips (Females)
Socks (Black/Khaki/White)
Suspenders, White (Males)
Sweater, V-Neck
Sword (Officers)
Tailcoat, Formal, Blue (Male Officers)
Tie Clasp/Tack (Males)
Trousers, Blue, Evening (Males)
Trousers, Blue, Jumper (Broadfall) (Males E6 and below)
Trousers, Khaki, Service (Male Officers/CPOs)
Trousers, White, Jumper (Males E6 and below)

Trousers, White, Summer (Males)


Underpants (Females)
Undershirt, White
Undershorts (Male)
Waistcoat (Male Officers)
Tying the Neckerchief
Description and Wear of the Physical Training Uniform (PTU)
Brassiere, Sports (Women)
Shirt, Physical Training Uniform (PTU) Short Sleeve
Shirt, Physical Training Uniform (PTU) Long Sleeve
Shoes, Sneakers, Athletic
Shorts, Compression
Shorts, Physical Training Uniform (PTU)
Socks, Athletic
Ball Caps (Navy/Command)
Watch Cap, Navy Knit
Shirt, Sweat, Navy
Pant, Sweat, Navy
Fitness Suit, Navy 3601.12
​Jacket, Fitness Suit, Navy


​Pants, Fitness Suit, Navy


Description and Correct Wear of the Service Uniform (SU)
Overblouse, Khaki, Service (Female)
Shirt, Khaki, Service (SU) (Male E-6 and below)
Skirt, Black, Beltless (SU) (Female E-6 and below)
Slacks, Black, Beltless (SU) (Female E-6 and below)
Trousers, Black (SU) (Male E-6 and below)
Jacket, Black, Relaxed Fit
Description and Wear of the Navy Working Uniform (NWU)
Cap, Eight Point (NWU)
Watch Cap, Navy Knit
Undershirt, Cotton, Crewneck
Socks, Cush Sole, Black,  Boot
Shirt (NWU)
Trousers (NWU)
Belt with Buckle
Belt, Riggers
Boot, Safety, Black
Straps, Blousing
Parka and Black Fleece Liner
Cap Insignia
Collar/Chest, Slip-on Insignia
Breast Insignia
Identification Badge
Identification Markings
NWU Gore-tex trouser
Footnotes for Chapter Three
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