Description and Wear of Uniform Components

 
Article 3501.15
Coat, Dinner Dress White Jacket
 
Description
A single-breasted, long sleeved, mess jacket made from authorized plain white fabric.

a. Males 
Jacket is semi-peaked with narrow lapels with the back tapered to a point, and loops for shoulder boards.  There are two 35-line, navy eagle, buttons down each side of the front, with a front closure held together by two 28-line navy eagle buttons with a link approximately 3/4 inch long.  Buttons are gold for officers/CPOs and Silver for E6 and below.  Required buttons are described in article 5403.

b. Females 
Jacket is bolero style and has a narrow shawl collar.  There are three 22-1/2-line navy eagle buttons down each side of the front, without front closure.  Buttons are gold for officers/CPOs and silver for E6 and below.  Required buttons are described in article  5403.

Correct Wear
Men wear held together using two 28-line Navy Eagle buttons with a link approximately 3/4 inch long fastener.  Women wear jacket open.  For insignia, see article 4101 for Officers, 4211 for Chief Petty Officers, and 4221 for E6 and below.




Coat, Dinner Dress White Jacket
Article 3501.15
 
Need Career, Pay or Personnel help?
Call MyNavy Career Center: 833.330.MNCC,
or 901.874.MNCC (DSN 882.6622)

Email MNCC, MNCC Chat 
Comments or Suggestions about this website?
Email the Webmaster
NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND
5720 Integrity Drive
Attn: PERS-### or BUPERS-###
Millington, TN 38055-0000

Search This Site
This is an Official U.S. Navy Website
FOIA | U.S. Navy | U.S. Navy Recruiting
No Fear Act | USA.gov | Privacy Policy
Open Government | Plain Writing Act
Veterans Safe Helpline | Navy SAPR | NETC 
Accessibility/Section 508 | Information Quality
NCIS Tips | Privacy Program