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Section 5:  Description and Wear of Uniform Components

All-Weather Coat, Single Breasted
All-Weather Coat, Double Breasted
Cold Weather Parka
Belt with Clip
Black Neck Gaiter
Brassiere (Females)
Cap, Ball
Cap, Combination
Cap, Garrison, Black (All), Khaki (Officers/CPOs)
Cap, Knit (Watch)
Coat, Dinner Dress Blue Jacket
Coat, Dinner Dress White Jacket
Coat, Service Dress Blue (Officers/CPOs)
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 (E1-E6)
Jumper, White Dress (E1-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)
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)
Skirt, White, Unbelted (Female Officers/CPOs)
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)
Slacks, White, Summer, Belted (Females)
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, Dress (Males)
Trousers, Blue, Evening (Males)
Trousers/Slacks, Blue, Jumper (Broadfall) (E1-E6)
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
Brassiere, Sports (Women)
Shirt, Physical Training Uniform (PTU) Short Sleeve
Shirt, Optional Physical Training Uniform (OPTU) Short Sleeve
Shirt, Physical Training Uniform (PTU) Long Sleeve
Shoes, Sneakers, Athletic
Shorts, Compression
Shorts, Physical Training Uniform (PTU)
Shorts, Optional Physical Training Uniform (OPTU)
Socks, Athletic
Physical Readiness Test (PRT) Swimwear
Shirt, Sweat, Navy
Pant, Sweat, Navy
Fitness Suit, Navy
Jacket, Fitness Suit, Navy
Pants, Fitness Suit, Navy
Description and Correct Wear of the Service Uniform (SU)
Overblouse, Khaki, Service (Females)
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)
Description and Wear of the Navy Working Uniform (NWU)
Cap, Eight Point (NWU)
Undershirt, Cotton, Crewneck
Socks, Cush Sole, Black,  Boot
Shirt (NWU)
Shoulder, Patch
Trousers (NWU)
Belt with Buckle
Belt, Riggers
Boot, Safety, Black
Straps, Blousing
Parka, NWU Type III
Black Fleece Liner
Embroidered Chest Rank Insignia
Breast Insignia
Identification Badge
Identification Markings
NWU Gore-tex trouser
Footnotes for Chapter Three






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