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Description and Wear of Uniform Components

Article 3602.1
Overblouse, Khaki (Female)

a.  Description
Khaki in color and made of 75% Polyester/25% Wool fabric with short sleeves and an open collar forming a V-neck (Figure 3602.1-1).

b.  Correct Wear
(1) The overblouse will be worn outside the slacks or skirt and will hang comfortably over the hips and chest.  The length will be long enough to fall approximately one inch above the bottom of the side pocket opening.  All buttons will be fastened.

(2) For insignia, see article 4104 for Officers, 4212 for Chief Petty Officers, and 4227 for E1-E6 Personnel. 

(3) When worn with the black relax fit (knit collar) jacket or V-neck sweater, the overblouse will not extend below the bottom of the jacket or sweater.  If the length of the overblouse protrudes beneath the jacket or sweater, gently roll/tuck/fold the bottom of the overblouse up and under so that it will not be visible. 

(4) White undershirts are optional for females at non-industrial environment shore commands.

c.  Ownership Markings (Optional for Officers/CPOs)
Place surname, first initial and middle initial (if applicable) vertically, beginning 1 inch from the bottom on the inner side of the front fold on which the buttons are sewn.

Figure 3602.1-1
Khaki Overblouse
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