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Description and Wear of Uniform Components
Earrings, Ball, Pearl, Diamond (Females)
Article 3501.23







All earrings (ball, pearl, or diamond) must be 4mm - 6mm (approximately 1/8 inch - 1/4 inch).  Ball earrings may be plain with shiny or brushed matte finish, screw-on or post type.  Ball earrings are yellow gold for officers/CPOs and silver for E6 and below.  Pearl earrings have one small single white pearl. Diamond earrings must be white diamond, round cut


Correct Wear

Pearl earrings may be worn with Dinner Dress or Formal uniforms.  Round cut diamond earrings may be worn with Dinner Dress Blue and White Jacket uniforms only. Ball earrings may be worn with all other uniforms.   Synthetic variants of pearl or diamond earrings are acceptable if they meet color and size requirements.  Only one earring may be worn per ear, centered on the earlobe.



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