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Female Officer
Working Uniform
Navy Working Uniform Type III (NWU III)




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, Coyote Brown, Crewneck 3603.2
Brassiere 3501.6
Underpants 3501.100
Belt, Khaki, Cotton or Nylon w/Gold Clip 3501.2
Buckle, Gold 3501.7
Insignia, Chest (Embroidered) 3603.12
Name/U.S. NAVY Service Tapes 3603.15
Straps, Blousing 3603.9


Cap, Knit Watch 8 3501.11
Parka, NWU Type III (w/Black Fleece Liner) 3603.10/3603.11
Gloves, Black Leather 3501.24
Mockneck 3603.7


Cold Weather Parka 3501.1b
Belt, Rigger 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, yellow or white gold, white pearl or colorless diamond) 3501.23
Handbag, Black 3501.25
Cap, Ball 3501.8
Umbrella 3501.99
Shoulder, Patch 3603.4a


The NWU Type III is authorized for wear at all locations, commuting and all normal task associated stops (e.g. stops at child care, gas stations, off-base shopping, banking, DMV and dining) before, during and following the end of the workday.  NWUs are not a liberty uniform.  Wear while conducting official business, when business attire is appropriate and participating in social events after normal working hours is not permitted.  Consumption of alcohol in the NWUs off-base is not permitted.  Consumption of alcohol in the NWUs on base is authorized as promulgated by Regional Commanders.  The Area or Regional Commander may further restrict the wear of the NWU Type III within their geographical limits. 
Recruiters are authorized to wear the NWU Type III in the Continental United States (CONUS), Hawaii and Guam per commanding officer discretion with the exception of school/college visits, presentations and 72 hour indoctrinations.  
Within the National Capital Region (NCR), the NWU Type III is authorized for wear as follows:
a. At all locations in the NCR with the exception of 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 mission.  The NWU Type III is authorized for wear at the Pentagon as the alternate uniform of the day except on Fridays.
b. While commuting to and from work using privately owned vehicles, government conveyance, public commuter transportation (metro bus, metro rail, rideshare, commuter vans, taxis, and ferries), and slug lines outside the Pentagon.  Wear is also authorized in office environments at headquarters staffs within the NCR unless otherwise directed.
c. Flight suits are only authorized in the NCR for personnel in an actual flight duty status for that day.

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