Female Dress Cover Deadline Change

BLUF: As per NAVADMIN 015/17 the deadline for mandatory wear of the female combo cover has now been extended to 31 October 2018.

Female Dress Covers.  The deadline for mandatory wear of the alternate and unisex Combination Covers for female officers and chief petty officers (CPO) as directed by reference (b) is extended from 31 October 2016 to 31 October 2018.  The enlisted White Hat remains mandatory for wear with jumper style uniforms only.  The enlisted E1-E6 female combination cover is required for wear with the four button coat SDB uniform until 31 December 2019.  Female Sailors E1-E6 may optionally wear the enlisted White Hat or female Combination Cover with maternity uniforms until 31 December 2019 to coincide with the termination wear date of the female E1-E6 four  button SDB uniform.

Female officer/CPO female combination covers are no longer available for purchase at the NEX Uniform Centers. Female E1-E6 Combination Cover availability is very limited through the NEX Uniform Call Center at 1-800-368-4088.

Uniform Trivia

 

UNIFORM PHRASEOLOGY and UNIFORM TRIVIA

Basic Uniform Components.  Uniform items required as part of the basic uniform.

These are the minimum items which must be worn unless the prescribing authority

directs otherwise.

 

Prescribable Items.  Uniform items which may be directed or authorized with the

basic uniform. Prescribable items may be worn with the basic uniform at the

individual’s discretion unless otherwise directed.

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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
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Navy Announces New Uniform Components and Rules

From Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs

WASHINGTON (NNS) — The chief of naval operations approved Navy Uniform Board recommendations Jan. 25.

The recommendations include a new cutlass for chiefs, an overblouse for female officers and chiefs, updated rules for portable communication devices and clarification on the manner of wear for flight suits. Continue reading “Navy Announces New Uniform Components and Rules”