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Description and Wear of Uniform Components

Article 3501.46
Shirt, Khaki


Figure 3501.46-1
Khaki Shirt
Males (E1-O10)

Figure 3501.46-2
Khaki Shirt
Female Officers/CPOs 




a.  Description.  Khaki in color and made of 75% Polyester/25% wool (E1-O10 personnel) or 100% Polyester CNT (E7-O10 personnel) fabric with short sleeves, two breast pockets with button flaps, and an open collar forming a V-neck (figures 3501.46-1 and 3501.46-2).

b.  Correct Wear.  When worn, it is tucked into service trousers/slacks. Button all buttons.  Female Officer/CPO shirts button to the left and men's shirts button to the right.  The shirt and trousers/slacks/skirt fabric must match (i.e. CNT with CNT and poly/wool with poly/wool).  For insignia, see article 4104 for officers, 4212 for chief petty officers, and 4227 for E1-E6 personnel.
c.  Ownership Markings (Optional for Officers/CPOs).  Vertically, beginning 1 inch from the bottom on the inner side of the front fold on which the buttons are sewn.


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