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Description and Wear of Uniform Components
Shirt, White, Dress
Article 3501.49


 White Dress Shirt, Male


White Dress Shirt, Female




a. Male Officers/CPOs.  Made of plain white authorized fabric, with long sleeves with plain buttons, convertible or French cuffs, with epaulets, and with a single left breast pocket without pocket flap.  Collar points measure no more than 3-1/4 inches with a medium spread.

b. Females E6 and below.  Made of plain white authorized fabric, with plain buttons, short sleeves with plain buttons, two breast pockets with button flaps, and epaulets.­  Collar points measure no more than 3-1/4 inches with a medium  spread. 


c.  Female Officers/CPOs.  A quality improved white dress long sleeve shirt, made of 60/40 percent cotton/polyester fabric, designed with a lower neckline, center front covered button placket, and one-piece front, has been approved as a replacement for the present shirt.   

Correct Wear 

Button all buttons.  Officers and CPOs wear appropriate soft shoulder boards on the epaulets.  E-6 and below wear appropriate rating badge and Unit Identification Mark (UIM). 

Ownership Markings 

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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