Army Blue Mess and Evening Mess Uniforms—Female

General guidelines

Personnel will wear knee-length mess skirts no longer than 1 inch above or 2 inches below the crease in the back of the knee. The blue evening mess skirt is worn full length. Personnel may wear the black dress gloves and black scarf when wearing the black all-weather coat. Personnel may wear white gloves with all uniforms. The black pumps or the black fabric pumps with sheer stockings are the authorized footwear for the blue mess and blue evening mess uniforms. (See paras 28–10d and 28–19 for information on lapel facings. (See para 28–10e for information on color of ornamentation and branch insignia for detailed officers.)