Introduction

Insignia and accouterments

The insignia and accouterments authorized for wear on the cold-weather uniform follow. a. Badges, combat and special skill, subdued pin-on only (para 29–17). b. Brassards (para 28–29). c. Branch insignia, subdued pin-on only (paras 28–10b and 28–12b). d. Combat leaders identification (on cold-weather coats (field jackets) and extended cold-weather clothing system (Gortex) parka only) (para 28–21). e. Grade insignia, subdued pin-on (para 28–5, 28–6, and 28–7). f. Headgear insignia (para 28–3). g. Name and Army…

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Introduction

Insignia and accouterments

The following insignia and accouterments are authorized for wear on these uniforms. Only embroidered insignia and accouterments are authorized for wear on the ABDU. a. Badges (subdued). (1) Combat and special skill badges (para 29–17d). (2) Special skill tabs (para 29–17e). (3) Identification badges (para 29–18). b. Branch insignia (paras 28–10b and 28–12b). c. Combat leaders identification (para 28–21). d. Grade insignia (paras 28–5, 28–6, and 28–7). e. Headgear insignia (para 28–3). f. Subdued shoulder…

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Introduction

Insignia and accouterments

The following insignia and accouterments are authorized for wear on the DBDU. a. Badges (subdued). (1) Combat and special skill badges (pin-on or embroidered sew-on) (para 29–17a). (2) Special skill tabs (para 29–17e(1)(b)). (3) Subdued identification badges (para 29–18d). b. Brassards (para 28–29). c. Branch insignia (paras 28–10b and 28–12). d. Grade insignia (paras 28–5 through 28–7). e. Headgear insignia (para 28–3). f. Subdued shoulder sleeve insignia, current organization (para 28–16e(2)). g. Subdued shoulder sleeve…

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General guidelines

a. This uniform is designed to fit loosely; alterations to make the uniform fit tightly are not authorized. A tight fit reduces the airflow needed for ventilation and cooling. The coat is worn outside the trousers. Soldiers will not wear a belt with this uniform. Soldiers will wear the trousers bloused, using the draw cords or blousing rubbers, if the trousers are not tucked into the boots. Personnel will not wrap the trouser legs around…

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Restrictions on the purchase, possession, and reproduction of heraldic items

a. The heraldic items listed below are authorized for purchase and possession. Variations from the prescribed specifications for these heraldic items are not permitted without the prior approval of The Institute of Heraldry (TIOH), U.S. Army. (1) All insignia approved by HQDA. (2) Appurtenances and devices for attachment to decorations, service medals, and ribbons. (3) Miniature replicas of decorations, service medals, and ribbons. (4) Oversize replicas of decorations and service medals for grave markers only.…

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Wear of personal protective or reflective clothing

a. Protective headgear. Soldiers are authorized to wear commercially designed, protective headgear with the uniform when operating motorcycles, bicycles, or other like vehicles, and are required to do so when installation regulations mandate such wear. Personnel will remove protective headgear and don authorized Army headgear upon dismounting from the vehicle. b. Protective/reflective clothing. Soldiers may wear protective/reflective outer garments with uniforms when safety considerations make it appropriate and when authorized by the commander.

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Wear of identification tags and security badges

a. Identification (ID) tags. The wear of ID tags is governed by AR 600–8–14. (1) Soldiers will wear ID tags at all times when in a field environment, while traveling in aircraft, and when outside the continental United States. (2) Personnel will wear ID tags around the neck, except when safety considerations apply (such as during physical training). b. Security identification badges. In restricted areas, commanders may prescribe the wear of security identification badges, in…

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Wear of eyeglasses, sunglasses, and contact lenses

Interested in AR-670-1 compliant sunglasses and ballistic glasses? Click HERE to read the top 10 list of the Best AR670-1 compliant sunglasses! a. Wear of eyeglasses and sunglasses. (1) Conservative civilian prescription eyeglasses are authorized for wear with all uniforms. (2) Conservative prescription and nonprescription sunglasses are authorized for wear when in a garrison environ- ment, except when in formation and while indoors. Individuals who are required by medical authority to wear sunglasses for medical…

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Wear of civilian clothing

a. Civilian clothing is authorized for wear when off duty, unless the wear is prohibited by the installation commander in CONUS or by the MACOM commander overseas. Commanders down to unit level may restrict the wear of civilian clothes by those soldiers who have had their pass privileges revoked, under the provisions of AR 600–8–10. b. When on duty in civilian clothes, Army personnel will conform to the appearance standards in this regulation, unless specifically…

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