Army Green Service Uniform—Male

Coat, Army green

a. Design. The coat will be made from an approved specification or pattern. b. General description. The coat is a single-breasted, peak-lapel, four-button coat extending below the crotch, fitting easily over the chest and shoulders, with a slight draped effect in the front and back. The coat is fitted slightly at the waist, conforming to body shape without tightness and with no prominent flare. c. Coat sleeve ornamentation. (1) General officers. The sleeve has a…

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Army Green Service Uniform—Male

Coat, Army green

a. Design. The coat will be made from an approved specification or pattern. b. General description. The coat is a single-breasted, four-button, hip-length coat, with two slanted, flap front pockets, button-down shoulder loops, a notched collar, and side-body construction. c. Coat sleeve ornamentation. (1) General officers. The sleeve has a band of black mohair, polyester, or mercerized cotton braid 11⁄2 inches wide, sewn on each sleeve with the lower edge parallel to, and 3 inches…

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Army Green Service Uniform—Male

General guidelines

a. The Army green service uniforms are intended for wear during most duty, non-field, or utility occasions, and for travel and off-duty purposes. While both the class A and B uniforms are authorized for year-round wear, the appropriate uniform is worn based on weather conditions, duties, and the formality of the occasion. When a specific service uniform is not prescribed for formations or other occasions when uniformity in appearance is not required, soldiers may wear…

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Army Green Service Uniform—Male

Items normally worn with the Army green uniform

a. Accessories. The following accessories are worn with the Army green uniform: (1) Belt, black web, with brass tip (para 27–2b). (2) Boots, combat, leather, black (only when bloused trousers are authorized; not authorized with the enlisted Army green dress uniform) (para 27–3). (3) Buckle, solid brass (para 27–2d). (4) Buttons (para 27–4). (5) Cap, cold-weather, AG shade 489 (only when wearing the black all-weather coat or black windbreaker) (para 27–5). (6) Chaplain’s apparel (para…

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Army Green Service Uniform—Male

Headgear

a. Beret (para 3–2b(1)). (See figs 15–2 and 15–3.) b. Garrison cap, Army green. (See figs 15–4 and 15–6.) (1) Design. The cap will be made from an approved specification or pattern. (2) Ornamental braid. Garrison cap braid refers to the piping that is secured to the tip edge of the curtain of the garrison cap, and that is used for additional identification purposes. For junior and senior ROTC cadets, the cap has a cord…

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Army Green Service Uniform—Male

Shirt, long- and short-sleeved

a. The clothing bag (issue) shirt is a pre-cured durable press, 65/35 polyester and cotton broadcloth shirt, AG shade 415, in short- and long-sleeved versions. (See figs 15–7, 15–8, and 15–9.) The shirt is a dress type with shoulder loops, a seven-button front, and two pleated pockets with button-down flaps. [1] b. Soldiers are authorized to wear the optional purchase polyester/wool short-sleeved (AG shade 469) and long- sleeved (AG shade 428) shirts. In accordance with…

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Army Green Service Uniform—Male

Trousers, Army green

a. Design. The trousers will be made from an approved specification or pattern. b. General description. The trousers are straight legged without cuffs, and with side and hip pockets. The left hip pocket has a buttonhole tab and button. c. Trouser leg ornamentation. Ornamental braid is sewn on each outside seam of the trouser leg, from the bottom of the waistband to the bottom of the trouser leg, as follows. (1) General officers. Each trouser…

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Army Green Service Uniform—Male

Materials

a. Design. The coat will be made from an approved specification or pattern. b. General description. The coat is a single-breasted, peak-lapel, four-button coat extending below the crotch, fitting easily over the chest and shoulders, with a slight draped effect in the front and back. The coat is fitted slightly at the waist, conforming to body shape without tightness and with no prominent flare. c. Coat sleeve ornamentation. (1) General officers. The sleeve has a…

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Army Green Service Uniform—Male

Composition

a. The class A green service uniform comprises the Army green coat and trousers, an Army green (AG) shade 415 short- or long-sleeved shirt, and a black four-in-hand necktie. (For accessories and other items authorized for wear on the class A green service uniform, see para 15–10.) b. The class B green uniform comprises the Army green trousers and AG shade 415 short- or long-sleeved shirt. Soldiers will wear a four-in-hand necktie with the long-sleeved…

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Army Green Service Uniform—Male

Occasions for wear

a. The Army green service uniform (class A) and authorized variations (class B) are authorized for wear by all male personnel when on duty, off duty, or during travel. These uniforms also are acceptable for informal social functions after retreat, unless the host prescribes other uniforms. b. The following are appropriate occasions for enlisted personnel to wear the Army green dress uniform. (1) At social functions of a private or official nature, either before or…

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