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Description and Wear of Uniform Components
Cap, Knit (Watch) (All)
Article 3501.11




Knit Watch Cap



Made of navy blue wool, closely knitted, bell shaped, pullover style, 11 to 12 inches long, 8-1/4 inches wide at bottom, with 5/8 inch border.


Correct Wear  

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.  When authorized by appropriate authority, will be worn during cold weather conditions that may result in personal injury if not worn.


Ownership Markings

Surname, first and middle initial (if applicable), on a label on the inside.



Knit watch cap is worn with outer wear only (i.e. Reefer, Overcoat/Bridge
Coat, Peacoat, All Weather Coat, Cold Weather Parka, NWU Parka).  May be optionally worn with the PTU when weather conditions warrant.




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