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
b. Uniform composition.
(1) Beret. The black beret became the standard headgear for utility uniforms on 14 June 2001. The beret consists of
a woolen knitted outer shell (lined or unlined) with a leather sweatband and an adjusting ribbon threaded through the binding. The beret is equipped with a stiffener on the left front for the attachment of organizational flashes and insignia.
(2) Cap, woodland camouflage pattern (patrol cap). The cap has a visor, a circular top crown, a side crown with an outside crown band, and retractable earflaps (temperate cap only; the hot-weather caps do not have retractable earflaps).
(3) Coat, cold weather, woodland camouflage pattern (field jacket). The coat is lined, hip length with a bi-swing back, with a convertible stand-up collar with concealed hood and a slide-fastener front closure, with two breast and two lower pockets. (See fig 3â3.)
(4) Coat, woodland camouflage pattern. The coat is a single-breasted âbush typeâ design with a collar and four patch bellows-type pockets with flaps (two chest and two lower). The coat has a straight-cut bottom, waist take-up tabs on both sides (old version only), and cuffed sleeves with reinforcement patches at the elbows. The enhanced hot- weather coat has a fused collar and pocket flaps, a suppressed waist (3 inches), and no waist adjustment tabs.
(5) Trousers, woodland camouflage pattern. The trousers have four standard type pockets and two leg bellows-type pockets, and reinforcement patches at the knees and buttocks. The trousers have a buttonhole fly with protective flap (hot-weather battle dress uniform: (HWBDU)), adjustable waist tabs (old version only), and leg-hem draw cords. The HWBDU trousers with knee pleats are authorized for wear until current stocks are exhausted. The knee pleats were removed from the enhanced hot-weather battle dress uniform (EHWBDU) trousers.
c. Accessories. The following accessories are normally worn with these uniforms: (1) Belt, web with open-faced black buckle (para 27â2a and b).
(2) Boots, combat, leather black (para 27â3).
(3) Chaplainâs apparel (para 27â7).
(4) Coat, black all weather (para 27â8).
(5) Gloves, black leather shell with inserts (para 27â12a).
(a) Black, clutch type, optional purchase (para 27â13a).
(b) Black, shoulder (para 27â13d).
(7) Hat, drill sergeant (para 27â14).
(8) Military police accessories (para 27â16).
(9) Neckgaiter, optional purchase (para 27â17).
(a) Black (with black overcoat only) (para 27â21a).
(b) Olive-green 208 (para 27â21b).
(11) Socks, black, cushion sole (para 27â24a).
(12) Undergarments (paras 27â28).
(13) Undershirt, brown (para 27â28e).
(14) Organizational clothing and equipment, as determined by the commander in accordance with CTA 50â900 or
CTA 8â100 (medical personnel).
(15) Personal hydration systems, as determined by the commander.
d. Classification. The temperate, enhanced hot-weather, and hot-weather BDUs are clothing bag issue utility
uniforms. The beret is an organizational issue item. DA Pam 710â2â1 governs turn-in and reissue of the beret.
a. Material composition.