Uniform Accessories

General

This chapter covers the decorations, medals, badges, unit awards and appurtenances, both U.S. and foreign, authorized for wear on Army uniforms. The term “awards” is an all-inclusive term covering any decoration, medal, badge, ribbon, or appurtenance bestowed on an individual or unit. The term “awards” is used throughout this chapter. The term “ribbon” is an all-inclusive term covering that portion of the suspension ribbon of a service medal or decoration that is worn instead of…

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Uniform Accessories

Windbreaker, black

a. Type. The windbreaker is an optional purchase item. b. Description. The black windbreaker is made of polyester and wool (65/35), in Army shade 458, and has a Velcro- in liner. The officer windbreaker has a knit collar, cuffs, and waist. The enlisted windbreaker has a standard collar, knit cuffs and waist. Female windbreakers have bust darts. Females are authorized to wear the female or male windbreakers (see fig 27–17). [1] c. How worn. All…

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Vest, white, male

a. Type. The vest is an optional purchase item. b. Description. The materials are cotton twill, white; polyester and wool-blended fabrics in tropical, white; polyester and wool-blended fabrics in twill weave, white; or polyester-textured woven serge, white. The white vest is single- breasted, cut low with a rolling collar and pointed bottom, and fastened with three detachable, small white buttons. c. How worn. Male personnel will wear the white vest when wearing the Army white…

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Sweaters

a. Cardigan, black, unisex. (1) Type. The black cardigan is an optional purchase item. (2) Description. The black cardigan is 50/50 acrylic and wool, in a long-sleeved coat style, with five buttons, and shoulder epaulets (see fig 27–14). [1] (3) How worn. (a) The black unisex cardigan sweater is authorized for wear by all personnel with the class B uniform, and by food service supervisors with the food service supervisor uniform. Personnel may wear the…

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Undergarments

a. Brassieres and underpants. (1) Type. Brassieres and underpants are a one-time cash allowance purchase as part of the initial clothing bag allowance. (2) Description. Brassieres and underpants may be of a commercial design, in white, black, or other neutral colors that are not readily apparent when worn under the uniform. The category of brassieres also includes sports bras. (3) How worn. Females will wear brassieres and underpants with all uniforms. b. Camisole. (1) Type.…

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Socks

a. Socks, black, cushion sole. (1) Type. The socks are clothing bag issue items. (2) Description. The socks are black nylon and wool blend, stretch type, calf-length with a cushion sole. (3) How worn. The black, cushion sole socks are worn by all personnel when wearing combat or organizationally issued boots. They can also be worn as a two-sock system with the standard liner sock (also called the black dress sock) for additional foot protection.…

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Shoes

Interested in AR-670-1 compliant military boots? Click HERE to read the top 10 list of the best AR670-1 compliant military boots! a. Shoes, oxford, black, female. (1) Type. The shoes are clothing bag issue items. (2) Description. (a) The shoes are made from an approved specification or pattern, or from a similar commercial design and are made of leather, poromeric, or patent leather. The shoe is a dress tie-oxford style, with at least three eyelets…

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Shirts

a. Shirt, white, short-sleeved with black neck tab, female. (1) Type. The shirt is an optional purchase item. (2) Description. The material is white polyester and cotton broadcloth. The shirt has short sleeves and a pointed collar. The black neck tab that is worn with the AG shade 415 shirt is worn with the short-sleeved white shirt. (3) How worn. Enlisted females wear the shirt when they wear the Army green service uniform as a…

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