Female Enlisted (E1-E6)
Working Uniform
Navy Working Uniform Type III (NWU III)


 

BASIC UNIFORM COMPONENTS

ARTICLE

 

 

Shirt, NWU III

3603.4

Trousers, NWU III

3603.5

Cap, Eight Point, with ACE Logo

3603.1

Boot, Black, Leather 9"

3603.8

Sock, Black, Boot

3603.3

Undershirt, Cotton, Coyote Brown, Crewneck

3603.2

Brassiere

3501.6

Underpants

3501.100

Belt, Black Cotton or Nylon w/Silver Clip

3501.2

Buckle, Silver

3501.7

Insignia, Chest (Embroidered)

3603.12

Name/U.S. NAVY Service Tapes

3603.15

Straps, Blousing

3603.9

 

 

PRESCRIBABLE ITEMS

 

 

 

Cap, Knit Watch8

3501.11

Parka, NWU Type III (w/Black Fleece Liner)

3603.10/3603.11

Gloves, Black Leather

3501.24

Mockneck

3603.7

 

 

OPTIONAL ITEMS

 

 

 

Belt, Rigger's

3603.6a

Boot, Black, Coyote Brown, Desert Tan 8 or 9 inch Rough Out

3603.8

Black Neck Gaiter (w/authorized outer garment only)

3501.5

Earmuffs (w/outer garment only)

3501.22

Trouser, Gore-Tex

3603.16

Gloves, Black Non-Leather

3501.24

Earrings, Silver Ball, Pearl

3501.23

Handbag, Black

3501.25

Cap, Ball

3501.8

Cap, Knit Watch8

3501.11

Umbrella

3501.99

Shoulder, Patch

3603.4a

 

 

OCCASION FOR WEAR

 

 

 

NWU wear is authorized for commuting and all normal task and associated stops (e.g. stops at child care, gas stations, off-base shopping, banking, DMV and dining) before, during and after the workday.  The NWU is not a liberty uniform.  Wear while conducting official business, when business attire is appropriate and participating in social events is not permitted.  Consumption of alcohol in the NWU off-base is not permitted.  Consumption of alcohol in the NWU on base is authorized as promulgated by Regional Commanders.  The Area or Regional Commander may further restrict uniform policies within their geographical limits regarding wear of the NWU. 

 

Within the National Capital Region (NCR), the NWU Type III is authorized for wear with Commanding Officer or Officer-in-Charge authorization, on Department of Defense installations, commands and facilities with the exception of inside the Pentagon building or the Pentagon Library and Conference Center (PLC2), the National Mall area bounded by Capitol Hill and surrounding Senate and House Staff offices, the White House and Executive Office building, Department of State and all monuments and memorials unless specifically authorized for a Joint Task Force National Capital Region (JTF-NCR) mission.  Wear of the NWU Type III in the Pentagon and PLC2 is authorized for Navy personnel performing watch standing in the National Military Command Center (NMCC), Navy Operations Center (NOC) and DiLorenzo TRICARE Health Clinic (DTHC).  The NWU Type III is not authorized for wear off DoD installations in the NCR before, during or after the workday, for routine stops or to conduct businessThe NWU Type III may be worn as the alternate uniform of the day per Commanding Officer or Officer-in-Charge permission except in the restricted areas established above.  Travel to home and work while wearing the NWU Type III in the NCR in privately owned vehicles or government conveyance is authorized.  Non emergency off-base/installation stops between home and work is not authorized.  Recruiters are authorized to wear the NWU Type III in the continental United States (CONUS), Hawaii and Guam (e.g., malls, schools, normal recruiting areas).


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