Type III Uniform Now Authorized for Wear

Type III Navy Working Uniform
Closeup of the New Type III Navy Working Uniform

041928Z AUG 16

FM CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1//
TO NAVADMIN

NAVADMIN 174/16

SUBJ/UNIFORM POLICY UPDATE//

REF/A/DOC/NAVPERS/1JAN03//
AMPN/NAVPERS 15665I, UNITED STATES NAVY UNIFORM REGULATIONS.//

RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces the Chief of Naval Operations approval of
several major uniform policy changes encompassing the Navy Working Uniform
Type I and III (NWU Type I and III), Navy outerwear (All Weather Coat,
Peacoat, Reefer, and the black Cold Weather Parka (CWP)) revised manner of
wear of the NWU Type II and III, new Special Warfare Combatant-Craft Crewman
(SWCC) insignias, delayed introduction of the new male E1 E6 Service Dress
Blue (SDB) uniform, logo change for the Navy Sweat Shirt and Pants, Service
Khaki uniform option for female officers and chief petty officers (CPOs) and
update on the Improved Flame Resistant Variant (IFRV) Coverall initiative. Continue reading “Type III Uniform Now Authorized for Wear”

Navy Tattoo and NWU Ball Cap Policy Change

tattooFM CNO WASHINGTON DC
TO NAVADMIN

INFO CNO WASHINGTON DC

FM CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1//

NAVADMIN 082/16

SUBJ/NAVY TATTOO AND NWU TYPE II AND III BALL CAP POLICY CHANGE//

REF/A/DOC/COMNAVPERSCOM/JAN11//
REF/B/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/211737ZAPR06//


RMKS/1.  This NAVADMIN announces the revision to the Navys personal 
appearance policy as it pertains to tattoos and expands the manner of wear of 
the Navy Working Uniform Type II and III (NWU Type II/III).  References (a) 
and (b) are revised. Continue reading "Navy Tattoo and NWU Ball Cap Policy Change"

Navy Handbag Policy Update

FM CNO WASHINGTON DC
TO NAVADMIN

NAVADMIN 236/15

SUBJ/NEW UNIFORM INTRODUCTION/HANDBAG POLICY UPDATE//

REF/A/DOC/NAVPERS/JAN11//
AMPN/REF A IS NAVPERS 15665I, UNITED STATES NAVY UNIFORM REGULATIONS.//

RMKS/1.  This NAVADMIN announces the planned fleet introduction of several 
new uniforms, the new designation of the male officer/chief petty officer 
(CPO) combination cover and enlisted white hat, and the expansion of the 
female handbag policy.  The new uniforms addressed in this NAVADMIN include:  
the Alternate Combination Cover (ACC); female officer/CPO Service Dress White 
(officer/CPO SDW) coat; male and female E1E6 Service Dress Blue (E1-E6 SDB) 
and Service Dress White (E1-E6 SDW) uniforms; Navy Fitness Suit and the 
Lightweight Navy Working Uniform Type I (LNWU1).  The uniform components 
identified as mandatory for wear or possession by enlisted Sailors and CPOs 
will be supported by an annual clothing replacement allowance to facilitate 
procurement of each item prior to the mandatory wear date. Continue reading "Navy Handbag Policy Update"

UNIFORM UPDATE FEMALE HAIR GROOMING POLICY – NAVADMIN 271/14

R 081751Z DEC 14 PSN 643626K27
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC
NAVADMIN 271/14
SUBJ/UNIFORM UPDATE FEMALE HAIR GROOMING POLICY//
MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/DEC//
REF/A/DOC/NAVPERS 15665I/1JAN03//
AMPN/REFERENCE A IS THE UNITED STATES NAVY UNIFORM REGULATIONS.

RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces the revision of Navy*s female hair grooming
policy. This policy applies to female Sailors while wearing the Navy uniform
and when wearing civilian clothes in the performance of duty.
Continue reading “UNIFORM UPDATE FEMALE HAIR GROOMING POLICY – NAVADMIN 271/14”

NAVADMIN 200/14 — UNIFORM UPDATE NAVY AND COMMAND BALL CAP

R 271406Z AUG 14 PSN 618143K23
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC
TO NAVADMIN

NAVADMIN 200/14

SUBJ/UNIFORM UPDATE NAVY AND COMMAND BALL CAP//

MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/AUG//
REF/A/DOC/NAVPERS 15665I/01JAN11//
REF/B/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/011623ZAPR13//
REF/C/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/022305ZDEC11//
REF/D/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/312021ZMAR10//
NARR/REF A IS NAVPERS 15665I, UNITED STATES NAVY UNIFORM REGULATIONS.  REF B 
IS NAVADMIN 084/13, NAVY WORKING UNIFORM TYPE I UPDATE.  REF C IS NAVADMIN 
366/11, NAVY WORKING UNIFORM TYPE I, II AND III EXPANDED OCCASION FOR WEAR 
AND REVISED MANNER OF WEAR. REF D IS NAVADMIN 118/10, UNIFORM BOARD UPDATE.

RMKS/1.  Based on Fleet feedback, the Secretary of the Navy and the Chief of 
Naval Operations directed expansion of our ball cap policy.
Effective 1 September 2014, the Navy and command ball cap may be worn in lieu 
of the eight-point cover with the Navy Working Uniform
(NWU) Type I, II and III in accordance with reference (a).

 Continue reading "NAVADMIN 200/14 —  UNIFORM UPDATE NAVY AND COMMAND BALL CAP"

NAVADMIN 025/14 — SUBJ/NAVY UNIFORM REGULATIONS UPDATE

R 071918Z FEB 14 PSN 291000K12
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1//
TO NAVADMIN

NAVADMIN 025/14

SUBJ/NAVY UNIFORM REGULATIONS UPDATE//

REF/A/DOC/NAVPERS/1JAN03//
REF/B/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/182102ZMAY12//
NARR/REF A IS NAVPERS 15665I, U.S. NAVY UNIFORM REGULATIONS. REF B IS
NAVADMIN 164/12.

RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces changes to ref (a). Ref (b) previously
announced an update on the availability of Navy Security Badges.

2. Approved uniform policy changes are as follows:
a. Navy Working Uniform (NWU) Type II and III Chaplain Corps Staff
Insignia. Navy Chaplains serving in units authorized to wear the NWU Type II
or III may wear the Chaplain Corps Staff Insignia on the NWU Type II and III.
(1) Description. A 1 1/2-inch by 1 1/2-inch matching NWU Type II or
III fabric patch with embroidered Chaplain Corps insignia centered on the
fabric. The Chaplain Corps insignia shall be embroidered with black thread
and positioned upright on the fabric patch.
Continue reading “NAVADMIN 025/14 — SUBJ/NAVY UNIFORM REGULATIONS UPDATE”

NAVADMIN 154/12 — WOMEN’s UNIFORM INITATIVES

R 071312Z MAY 12

FM CNO WASHINGTON DC

TO NAVADMIN

SUBJ: WOMEN’S UNIFORM INITIATIVES

REF/A/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/032100ZMAR11//

REF/B/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/301451ZAUG11//
NARR/REF A IS NAVADMIN 075/11, NAVY UNIFORM UPDATE. REF B IS NAVADMIN 260/11,
NAVY UNIFORM UPDATE.//
RMKS/1. THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES NEW UNIFORM INTIATIVES THAT INVOLVE THE
EVALUATION OF FEMALE UNIFORMS, AND UNIFORM CHANGES TO ADDRESS NOTED CONCERNS.
AS A RESULT OF FLEET FEEDBACK RECEIVED FROM FEMALE SAILORS DURING NAVY
LEADERSHIP ALL HANDS CALLS AND INPUTS RECEIVED BY THE NAVY UNIFORM BOARD
REGARDING WOMEN’S UNIFORM QUALITY, DESIGN AND FIT ISSUES, THE CHIEF OF NAVAL
PERSONNEL, AS PRESIDENT OF THE NAVY UNIFORM BOARD, DIRECTED A COMPREHENSIVE
EVALUATION OF WOMEN’S UNIFORM CONCERNS. Continue reading “NAVADMIN 154/12 — WOMEN’s UNIFORM INITATIVES”

NAVADMIN 366/11 — NAVY WORKING UNIFORM TYPE I, II AND III EXPANDED OCCASION FOR W EAR AND REVISED MANNER OF WEAR

FM CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1//
TO NAVADMIN

NAVADMIN 366/11
SUBJ/NAVY WORKING UNIFORM TYPE I, II AND III EXPANDED OCCASION FOR WEAR AND REVISED MANNER OF WEAR//

REF/A/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/301439ZAUG11//
REF/B/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/312021ZMAR10//
REF/C/DOC/NAVPERS 15665I/01JAN03//
NARR/REF A IS NAVADMIN 259/11 NAVY WORKING UNIFORM TYPE I, II AND III.  REF B
IS NAVADMIN 118/10 UNIFORM BOARD UPDATE.  REF C IS NAVY UNIFORM REGULATIONS.//

RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS DECISION TO
EXPAND AND STANDARDIZE THE OCCASION FOR WEAR OF THE NAVY WORKING UNIFORM
 (NWU) - TYPE I, II AND III; UPDATES THE OCCASION FOR WEAR POLICIES CONTAINED
IN REFS A AND C; AND REVISES THE MANNER OF WEAR POLICIES CONTAINED IN REF C.
THIS POLICY IS EFFECTIVE 1 JANUARY 2012 AND APPLIES TO CONUS, HAWAII AND GUAM
BASED COMMANDS.

Continue reading “NAVADMIN 366/11 — NAVY WORKING UNIFORM TYPE I, II AND III EXPANDED OCCASION FOR W EAR AND REVISED MANNER OF WEAR”

NAVADMIN 238-11 Minimalist Footwear

R 051519Z AUG 11 PSN 075960K27

FM CNO WASHINGTON DC

TO NAVADMIN

SUBJ: MINIMALIST FOOTWEAR 
REF/A/DOC/NAVPERS 156651/01JAN03//
AMPN/REF A IS NAVY UNIFORM REGULATIONS//

RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN AUTHORIZES THE WEARING OF MINIMALIST FOOTWEAR WITH THE
NAVY PHYSICAL TRAINING UNIFORM (PTU) DURING COMMAND/UNIT DIRECTED PHYSICAL
TRAINING (PT), INDIVIDUAL PT, AND ACTIVITIES TO INCLUDE THE SEMI-ANNUAL
PHYSICAL READINESS TEST (PRT).

Continue reading “NAVADMIN 238-11 Minimalist Footwear”

NAVADMIN 75/11 – Uniform Board Update

R 032100Z MAR 11

FM CNO WASHINGTON DC
TO AL NAVADMIN

NAVADMIN 075/11

MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/MAR//

SUBJ/UNIFORM BOARD UPDATE//

REF/A/MSG/NAVADMIN 070/11/021717ZMAR 11// REF/B/DOC/NAVPERS 15665I/01JAN03//
NARR/REF A IS NAVADMIN 070/11 ANNOUNCING UNIFORM POLICY CHANGES. REF B IS U.S.
NAVY UNIFORM REGULATIONS//

RMKS/1. THIS MESSAGE MODIFIES REF A AS IT PERTAINS TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF AUTHORIZED USE OF PORTABLE COMMUNICATION DEVICES WHILE IN UNIFORM AND THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF WEAR OF THE KHAKI OVERBLOUSE FOR FEMALE OFFICERS AND CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS (CPOS) AND CLARIFIES THE APPROVAL AUTHORITY FOR WEAR OF FLIGHT SUITS AT DESIGNATED EVENTS CELEBRATING THE CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY OF NAVAL AVIATION. Continue reading “NAVADMIN 75/11 – Uniform Board Update”

NAVADMIN 025/11 – CPO Cutlass, Cell Phone, Flight Suit, and Female Blouse Policy

FM CNO WASHINGTON DC

TO AL NAVADMIN
NAVADMIN 025/11

MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/JAN//

SUBJ/UNIFORM BOARD UPDATE//

REF/A/DOC/NAVPERS 15665I/01JAN03//

AMPN/REF A IS U.S. NAVY UNIFORM REGULATIONS//

RMKS/1. THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS APPROVED
UNIFORM POLICY CHANGES AS PROPOSED BY THE 16 DECEMBER 2010 NAVY UNIFORM BOARD
(NUB). THE NUB IS LED BY THE CHIEF OF NAVAL PERSONNEL (PRESIDENT). THE
FUNCTIONS OF THE NUB ARE OUTLINED IN REF A. APPROVED UNIFORM CHANGES ARE AS
FOLLOWS: Continue reading “NAVADMIN 025/11 – CPO Cutlass, Cell Phone, Flight Suit, and Female Blouse Policy”

NAVADMIN 358/10 – ONE-TIME TARGETED CLOTHING REPLACEMENT ALLOWANCE

UNCLASSIFIED//
ROUTINE
R 291309Z OCT 10

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TO NAVADMIN
INFO CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1//
NAVADMIN 358/10

MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/OCT//

SUBJ/NAVY UNIFORM UPDATE – NAVY WORKING UNIFORM ONE-TIME TARGETED CLOTHING REPLACEMENT ALLOWANCE//

REF/A/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/030147Z SEP 10//
REF/B/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/021922Z DEC 08//
REF/C/DOC/NAVPERS 15560D/01JAN03//
NARR/REF A IS NAVADMIN 299/10, NAVY UNIFORM UPDATE. REF B IS NAVADMIN 343/08, NAVY UNIFORM UPDATE. REF C IS US NAVY UNIFORM REGULATIONS.

RMKS/1. THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE PLANNED DISTRIBUTION OF A ONE -TIME TARGETED NWU CLOTHING REPLACEMENT ALLOWANCE (CRA) AND PROVIDES CLARIFYING GUIDANCE ON MANDATORY WEAR DATES OF THE NAVY WORKING UNIFORM (NWU), AS ANNOUNCED IN REF B. THIS TARGETED CRA IS INTENDED TO ENSURE ALL WHO ENTERED RECRUIT TRAINING COMMAND (RTC) DURING THE DATES SPECIFIED IN PARA 2 ARE FULLY AND EQUALLY COMPENSATED FOR THE PURCHASE OF A FULL COMPLEMENT OF NWU’S. THIS NAVADMIN CANCELS REF A. Continue reading “NAVADMIN 358/10 – ONE-TIME TARGETED CLOTHING REPLACEMENT ALLOWANCE”

NAVADMIN 299/10 – NWU Update

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INFO CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1//
UNCLAS
NAVADMIN 299/10

MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/SEP//

SUBJ/NAVY UNIFORM UPDATE – NAVY WORKING UNIFORM (NWU)//

REF/A/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/270135Z AUG 10//
REF/B/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/021922Z DEC 08//
REF/C/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/262243Z JUN 09//
REF/D/DOC/NAVPERS 15665I/01JAN03//

NARR/REF A IS NAVADMIN 287/10, NAVY UNIFORM UPDATE. REF B IS 343/08, UNIFORM UPDATE. REF C IS NAVADMIN 188/09, NAVY UNIFORM UPDATE. REF D IS US NAVY UNIFORM REGULATIONS.

RMKS/1. THIS NAVADMIN CANCELS REF A, AND PROVIDES CLARIFYING GUIDANCE ON THE MANDATORY WEAR DATES OF THE NAVY WORKING UNIFORM (NWU), AS ANNOUNCED IN REF B. THE NWU FACILITATES NAVY LEADERSHIP’S INTENT TO STANDARDIZE THE PROFESSIONAL APPEARANCE OF SAILORS WHEN WEARING A
WORKING UNIFORM ASHORE. FLEET-WIDE AVAILABILITY OF THE NWU HAS BEEN SUCCESSFULLY ACHIEVED SIX MONTHS IN ADVANCE OF THE ORIGINALLY ESTABLISHED MANDATORY WEAR DATE, AND THE NWU WILL NOW BE WORN AS THE WORKING UNIFORM ASHORE BY31 DECEMBER 2010. Continue reading “NAVADMIN 299/10 – NWU Update”

NAVADMIN 10-287 – NWU Seabag Inspection due by 31 December 2010

NAVAMIN 10-287 mandates a full NWU Seabag inspection by 31 December 2010. The NWU seabag includes:
A. FOUR NWU BLOUSES AND TROUSERS
B. ONE PAIR OF NWU BOOTS
C. TWO-EIGHT POINT UTILITY CAPS
D. FIVE 100% BLUE COTTON T-SHIRTS
E. FIVE PAIRS OF BOOT SOCKS
F. ONE MOCK TURTLE NECK SWEATER
G. ONE FLEECE LINER
H. ONE GORTEX PARKA

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NAVADMIN 228/10 – Reporting of Enhanced Small Arms Protective Inserts

R 121224Z JUL 10
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TO NAVADMIN

NAVADMIN 228/10

SUBJ/IMMEDIATE INSPECTION AND REPORTING OF THE ENHANCED SMALL ARMS PROTECTIVE INSERTS (ESAPI)//

REF/A/MSG/DA WASHINGTON DC DALO-SU/091748Z JUN 10//
NARR/REF A IS THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY MSG DIRECTING AN ARMY-WIDE INSPECTION OF ESAPI PLATES TO IDENTIFY AND TURN-IN SELECTED PLATES MANUFACTURED BY ARMORWORKS.//

RMKS/1. (U) THE PURPOSE OF THIS MESSAGE IS TO DIRECT A NAVY-WIDE INSPECTION OF ESAPI PLATES TO IDENTIFY AND TURN-IN SELECTED PLATES MANUFACTURED BY ARMORWORKS.

2. (U) THE NAVY REQUIRES THE RETURN OF SPECIFIC ESAPI PLATES IN ORDER TO RECEIVE REPLACEMENTS UNDER WARRANTY FROM THE MANUFACTURER. THE ESAPI PLATES REQUESTED FOR RETURN SUCCESSFULLY PASSED BALLISTIC TESTING CRITERIA, BUT DO NOT MEET ALL OF THE PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS SPECIFIED IN THE CONTRACT. COMMANDERS MUST INSPECT ALL ESAPI PLATES AND TAKE ACTION IAW THE INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED. THIS IS AN OPNAV DIRECTED ACTION AND SHALL BE COMPLETED NLT 30 JULY 2010. Continue reading “NAVADMIN 228/10 – Reporting of Enhanced Small Arms Protective Inserts”