Army Black Mess and Evening Mess Uniforms—Female

Authorization for wear

The Army black mess and black evening mess uniforms are authorized for year-round wear by all female officers. The Army blue mess and blue evening mess uniforms replaced the Army black mess and evening mess uniforms. The wear-out date for the Army black mess and evening mess uniforms is 30 September 2003. Effective 1 October 2003, only the blue mess and evening mess uniforms may be worn for the occasions listed in para 26–3, below.…

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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…

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Army Black Mess and Evening Mess Uniforms—Female

Composition

a. The Army black mess uniform comprises the Army black jacket, the Army black knee-length skirt, the formal white blouse with black dress neck tab, and the black cummerbund (see fig 26–1). [1] b. The Army black evening mess uniform comprises the Army black jacket, the Army black full-length skirt, the formal white blouse with black dress neck tab, and the black cummerbund (see fig 26–2). [2]

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Army Blue Mess and Evening Mess Uniforms—Female

Items normally worn with the Army blue mess and blue evening mess uniforms

a. Accessories. (1) Buttons (para 27–4). (2) Capes. (a) Black (para 27–6a). (b) Blue (para 27–6b). (3) Coat, black all weather (para 27–8). (4) Gloves. (a) Black, leather, unisex, dress (only when the black all-weather coat is worn) (para 27–12b). (b) White, dress (para 27–12c). (5) Handbag, black, dress fabric (para 27–13b). (6) Scarf, black (para 27–21a). (7) Shoes, pumps, black (paras 27–23f and g). (8) Stockings, sheer (para 27–24d). (9) Umbrella, black (para 27–27).…

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