NAVADMIN 116/10 – Special Uniform Situations for Sailors Serving with Army Units


R 310158Z MAR 10

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AMPN/REF A IS NAVADMIN 042/10, SPECIAL UNIFORM SITUATIONS FOR NAVY PERSONNEL ASSIGNED TO AND SERVING WITH AN ARMY UNIT//

NAVADMIN 116/10

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SUBJ/SPECIAL UNIFORM SITUATIONS FOR NAVY PERSONNEL ASSIGNED TO AND SERVING WITH AN ARMY UNIT//

RMKS/1. THIS NAVADMIN CANCELS REF A AND PROVIDES UPDATED GUIDANCE REGARDING SPECIAL UNIFORM SITUATIONS FOR NAVY PERSONNEL ASSIGNED TO AND SERVING WITHARMY UNITS.

2. NAVY PERSONNEL WHO MEET THE CRITERIA OUTLINED IN NAVY UNIFORM REGULATIONS (NAVPERS 156651) CHAPTER SIX, SECTION SIX FOR AUTHORIZED WEAR OF THE ARMY COMBAT UNIFORM (ACU), SHALL DO SO IN ACCORDANCE WITH U.S. ARMY UNIFORM REGULATIONS AND THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE:

A. HEADGEAR: SAILORS SHALL ONLY WEAR THE PATROL CAP OR ACU SUN (BOONIE) HAT AS AUTHORIZED HEADGEAR WHEN NOT WEARING THE KEVLAR HELMET. SEWN- ON OR PIN-ON RANK INSIGNIA ARE AUTHORIZED ON THE ACU PATROL CAP, ACU SUN HAT,AND KEVLAR CAMOUFLAGE COVER.

B. IDENTIFICATION TAPES: NAME, RANK INSIGNIA AND SERVICE NAME TAPES SHALL BE MADE WITH UNIVERSAL CAMOUFLAGE BACKGROUND. THE PLACING OF RANK INSIGNIA WILL FOLLOW ARMY GUIDELINES. NAME TAPE IS AUTHORIZED ON THE PATROL CAP.

C. IDENTIFICATION BADGES: SKILL BADGES/SKILL TABS, AND IDENTIFICATIONBADGES ARE NOT AUTHORIZED.

D. UNIT PATCHES: ARMY UNIT PATCHES AND THE FIRST NAVY JACK ?DON’T TREAD ON ME FLAG? PATCH ARE AUTHORIZED FOR WEAR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE LOCAL U.S. ARMY COMMANDER.

E. INSIGNIA: THE WEAR OF SUBDUED PIN ON BREAST INSIGNIA (PRIMARY WARFARE ONLY) IS AUTHORIZED IN GARRISON (I.E. CONUS) AT THE DISCRETION OF THE LOCAL U.S. ARMY COMMANDER. THE WEARING OF SUBDUED BREAST INSIGNIA WHILE DEPLOYED IS PERMITTED ON FORWARD OPERATING BASES OR IN AREAS THAT DO NOT REQUIRE THE WEAR OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AT THE DISCRETION OF THE LOCAL U.S. ARMY COMMANDER. SEWN-ON DEVICES ARE NOT AUTHORIZED.

F. U.S. FLAG: U.S. FLAG INSIGNIA SHALL BE WORN IN ACCORDANCE WITH U.S. ARMY UNIFORM REGULATIONS.

G. FOOTWEAR: AS AUTHORIZED BY LOCAL U.S. ARMY COMMANDER.

H. HANDBAGS: AS AUTHORIZED BY LOCAL U.S. ARMY COMMANDER.

I. OPTIONAL OUTERWEAR: GREEN OR BLACK FLEECE LINER OF THE GORTEX COLD WEATHER COAT IS AUTHORIZED.

3. THE ACU WILL BE LOOSE FITTING AND COMFORTABLE; ALTERATIONS TO MAKE THEM FIT TIGHTLY ARE NOT AUTHORIZED. THE ONLY ALTERATIONS AUTHORIZED ARE THOSE LISTED IN AR 700-84. ITEMS SHOULD BE FITTED LOOSELY ENOUGH TO ALLOW FOR SOME SHRINKAGE WITHOUT RENDERING THE GARMENT UNUSABLE.

4. THE WEAR OF ORGANIZATIONAL CLOTHING FOR INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS OR OTHER APPLICABLE PURPOSES IS PERMITTED AS DIRECTED BY THE LOCAL U.S. ARMY COMMANDER.

5. SAILORS MAY REQUEST REIMBURSEMENT FOR ALL COSTS DIRECTLY ASSOCIATED WITH THE REQUIRED PURCHASE OF UNIFORM ITEMS NOT PREVIOUSLY ISSUED, BY SUBMITTING FORM SF 1164 VIA THEIR CHAIN OF COMMAND.

6. POINTS OF CONTACT:

– HEAD, NAVY UNIFORM MATTERS OFFICE: MR. ROBERT B. CARROLL, AT (703) 614-5076/DSN 224, OR EMAIL AT ROBERT.B.CARROLL(AT)NAVY.MIL.

– ASSISTANT HEAD, NAVY UNIFORM MATTERS OFFICE: CMDCM(AW) JERRY FEATHERSTONE, AT (703) 614-5075 OR EMAIL AT JERRY.FEATHERSTONE(AT)NAVY.MIL.

7. RELEASED BY VADM MARK FERGUSON, N1. MINIMIZE CONSIDERED.

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2 thoughts on “NAVADMIN 116/10 – Special Uniform Situations for Sailors Serving with Army Units”

  1. Is the union jack placed on the left pocket as is the unit patch in conus? Or is it placed on the pocket flap?

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