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"