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Description and Wear of Uniform Components

Article 3501.53
Shirt, White, Service, (Officers/CPOs)

a. Males
Made of plain white authorized fabric, with short sleeves, two breast pockets with button flaps, and an open collar forming a V-neck.  Collar points measure no longer than 3-1/4 inch with a medium spread.  Officers wear shirts with hard shoulder board straps; Enlisted wear shirts without shoulder board straps.  The shirt and trouser fabric must match (i.e. Poly/Cotton with Poly/Cotton, CNT with CNT).

b. Females
Made of plain, white authorized fabric, with short sleeves, two breast pockets with button flaps, epaulets, and a Convertible collar.  Collar points measure no more than 3-1/4 inches with a medium spread.  The Shirt and Skirt/Slacks fabric must match (i.e. Poly/ Cotton with Poly/Cotton, CNT with CNT).

Correct Wear
Men button all buttons; Women button all buttons except the Top Collar button.  Officers wear appropriate hard shoulder boards.

Ownership Markings
Vertically, beginning 1 inch from the bottom on the inner side of the front fold on which the buttons are sewn.


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