Maternity Work Uniform Temperate, Hot-Weather, and Enhanced Hot-Weather Battle Dress Uniforms

General guidelines

a. These uniforms are designed to fit loosely; alterations to make them fit tightly are not authorized. A tight fit reduces the airflow needed for ventilation and cooling. The only alterations authorized are those listed in AR 700–84. Personnel are authorized to mix and match hot-weather and enhanced hot-weather coats, trousers, and patrol caps. However, personnel may not mix hot-weather and temperate uniform items, to include the patrol cap. b. The coat is worn outside…

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Temperate, Hot-Weather, and Enhanced Hot-Weather Battle Dress Uniforms

Headgear

a. Beret. (1) General. The beret is the basic headgear for utility uniforms in garrison environments. The beret is not worn in the field, in training environments, or in environments where the wear of the beret is impractical, as determined by the commander. Additionally, the beret is not worn on deployments unless authorized by the commander. Personnel being transferred from one organization to another may continue to wear the beret and flash of the former…

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Temperate, Hot-Weather, and Enhanced Hot-Weather Battle Dress Uniforms

Composition and classification

a. Material composition. (1) Coat, cold weather, woodland camouflage pattern (field jacket). Fabric is nylon and cotton sateen, wind resistant. (2) Enhanced hot-weather coat and trousers. Fabric is 50/50 ripstop nylon and cotton poplin, in a four-color woodland camouflage pattern. (3) Hot-weather coat and trousers. Fabric is 100 percent ripstop cotton, in a four-color woodland camouflage pattern. (4) Temperate coat and trousers. Fabric is 50/50 nylon and cotton twill, in a four-color woodland camouflage pattern.…

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Temperate, Hot-Weather, and Enhanced Hot-Weather Battle Dress Uniforms

Occasions for wear

a. Soldiers may wear BDUs on duty when prescribed by the commander. Soldiers may wear BDUs off post unless prohibited by the commander. They may not wear BDUs for commercial travel, unless authorized by para 1–10c of this regulation. Personnel may not wear BDUs in establishments that primarily sell alcohol. If the establishment sells alcohol and food, soldiers may not wear utility uniforms if their activities in the establishment center on drinking alcohol only. b.…

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Desert Battle Dress Uniform Temperate, Hot-Weather, and Enhanced Hot-Weather Battle Dress Uniforms

Insignia and accouterments

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

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