Navy Uniform Regulations

Report
Navy Uniform Board
CMDCM(AW) Jerry C. Featherstone
PS1(SW) Howard D. Williams
OPNAV N131U
Navy Uniform Matters Office
(Navy Total Force)
22 March 2010
Unclassified
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Mr. Rob Carroll
Head Navy Uniform Matters
CMDCM(AW) Jerry C. Featherstone
' Asst. Head Navy Uniform Matters
PSC(SW/AW) Shawn Lafferty
CCA Supervisor, Admin Assistant
PS1(SW) Howard Williams
“Outbound VAW-121 Oceana, VA”
(703) 614-5076/5
Navy Annex, room 3024
http://www.npc.navy.mil/CommandSupport/USNavyUniforms
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Agenda
 Uniform Update
 Current Uniform Initiatives:
 Future Initiatives
 Regulations
 Questions
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Wear Test Uniforms
Service Dress Khaki
1. Candidate
Uniforms
Replaced
2. Wear Test
Locations
3. # of
Participants
4. Next
Milestone
5.
Issues/Remarks
• Worn as option to Summer White or when
appropriate to wear tie/business attire.
• TBD
•TBD
• CNO approved Contemporary design for
optional wear (NAVADMIN 020/10).
• CNO directed SDK component final
design development.
• Conduct final design fit and wear test.
• Final development phase underway.
E1-6 (male) SDB
E1-E6 SDW
• SDB / SDW
PTU Fitness Suit
• N/A
Maternity Blouse
E1 & above Khaki Maternity
Blouse.
• Norfolk / Key West
• Meridian / Pearl Harbor
• NCR
• RTC Great Lakes
• Wash DC
• Norfolk VA
• Fit Evaluation – Wash DC
’08.
• Wear Test Evaluation
Norfolk & Wash DC 09.
• Wear & Fit Evaluation DEC
09/JAN 10 Wash DC &
Norfolk.
• 43 / 66
• 107 (RTC, Afloat & Wash
DC leadership
representation).
• Initial Fit Evaluation - 90.
• Initial Wear Test - 8.
• DEC/JAN Wear Test - 27
(3rd trimester).
• Contract & manufacture
approved prototypes for
distribute & evaluation.
• Conduct field test Fall
09.
• Analyze date from user
evaluation of females in 3rd
trimester, prepare
recommendation & convene
a virtual vote.
• Assessed fit of unisex
and female sizing for
females as part of field
test.
• Side Tab Design in
Polyester material was
favored in fit evaluation and
wear test.
• Validate production of side
zipper on jumper and trouser
zipper on SDB wool serge
material.
• Validate production of
jumper side zipper, piping on
cuffs in CNT fabric.
• Fit evaluation SDB/ SDW
• SDB Wool Serge fabric is
more appropriate for all
environments in winter
• SDW Bio-physical testing
reflect added heat stress with
addition of yoke and cuffs
using CNT fabric.
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Uniform Administrative Updates
Physical Training
Uniform
NWU
1. Candidate
Uniforms
Replaced
• None
• Tropical Utilities,
Working Utilities,
Aviation Working Green,
Wash Khaki, Winter
Working Blue, & Nontactical use of
“cammies”
2. Wear Test
Locations
• N/A
• N/A
3. # of
Participants
• N/A
• N/A
4. Next Milestone
• High Performance PT Short
will be available at NEX stores
& Call Center Feb 10’.
• Remaining region
rollouts accelerated and
underway. Mandatory
wear date 31 Dec 2010.
5.
Issues/Remarks
• Issue with premature peeling
of logo on shorts has been
corrected by the manufacturer
• Fleet awareness of
loose buttons & boot
discomfort issue
NWU Type II/III
Female SDW
Uniform
Joint Service
Maternity Outerwear
• N/A
• N/A
• Performance Test
locations TBD. NAVFAC
has lead.
• TBD
• TBD
• 150
• TBD
• TBD
• NCTRF- RDT&E and
Performance Test (TBD
2010)
• UMO
considering
Navy-wide
survey to
formally
introduce a
proposal for the
redesign of the
female SDW
Uniform.
• UMO drafting proposal to
convene a Joint Service
Working Group on the
development of an
optional, Joint Service
Maternity Outwear.
• CUU (Woodland &
Desert)
• NAVFAC PM. Awaiting
funding for prototype
component production
and evaluation.
• Unofficial
survey was
inconclusive.
• Service representatives
support development of
working group if item is
introduced as an option vs.
a requirement.
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Pre-TFU Navy Uniforms
“As-Is”
OFFICER/CPO
ENLISTED
Working
Service
Service
Dress
Dinner
Dress
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Post-TFU Navy Uniforms
“To-Be”
OFFICER/CPO
ENLISTED
Working
Service
Service
Dress
Dinner
Dress
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Uniform Board Proposal Process
Ref: UniRegs article 1101.1.b.(4)
Sailor or Fleet
Recommendation
Immediate
Chain of CMD
Endorsement
Yes
No
ISIC/FORCE
Staffing &
Endorsement
FLEET
Staffing &
Endorsement
Yes
Uniform
Board
Endorsement
No
President Navy
Uniform Board
Via
Navy Uniform
Matters Office
Impact &
Requirement Panel
Yes
Yes
Low
High
Impact Impact
CNO
Endorsement
Yes
NAVADMIN
Yes
No
Accessions
Fleet (AC/RC)
Organizational
No
No
High
Low
Impact Impact
UniRegs
Update
No
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FLEET
Navy Uniform Regulations:
CMDCM(AW) JERRY C. FEATHERSTONE
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LEADERS….
The purpose of this brief is to provide you with
an overview of current Uniform Initiatives, Navy
Uniform Regulations and your responsibility in
upholding Navy Uniform Regulations.
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Back to the Basics:
Navy Uniform Regulations-NAVPERS 15665I
- Chapter 1: General Uniform Regulations
- Chapter 2: Grooming Standards
- Chapter 3: Uniform Components
- Chapter 4: Rank/Rate Insignia
- Chapter 5: Identification Badges/Awards/Insignia
- Chapter 6: Special Uniform Situations
- Chapter 7: Civilian Clothing
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Chapter 1: General Uniform Regulations:
1101. GENERAL INFORMATION
1. POLICY. The purpose of the U.S. Navy Uniform Regulations is to:
(1) Provide descriptions of all authorized U.S. Navy uniforms and
components, and
(2) Provide guidance for all Navy activities prescribing uniform wear in
order to present a uniform image world-wide. It is issued by direction of
the Chief of Naval Operations and carries the force of a General Order.
Any procedures or components, regarding uniforms or grooming, not
discussed in these regulations are prohibited.
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Chapter 1: Key Points:
1. Uniform
2. World-Wide
3. General Order
4. Any procedures or components, regarding uniforms or grooming,
not discussed in these regulations are prohibited.
- sea lawyers?
- Prove that I can’t do it.
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Chapter 1: General Uniform Regulations:
Navy Uniform Board (NUB).
…is charged by the CNO to continuously review
U.S. Navy uniform matters.
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Chapter 1: General Uniform Regulations:
a. Members:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
Chief of Naval Personnel (N1), Board President
Superintendant U.S. Naval Academy
Commander, Navy Education and Training Command
Commander, Navy Reserve Forces Command
Commander, Naval Supply System Command
Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education Policy Division (N13)
Director, Diversity and Women’s Policy Division (N134)
Director, Resource Management Division (N10)
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy
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Chapter 1: General Uniform Regulations:
b. Fleet Representatives and Non Voting Members include U.S.:
1. Fleet Forces Command, Fleet Master Chief
2. Manpower Personnel Training & Education, Fleet Master Chief
3. (O5/E9) female Representatives from PACFLT/LANTFLT
4. O4/O5 (Alternate annually); and
5. PACFLT/LANTFLT E8/E9 (Alternate annually).
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Chapter 1: General Uniform Regulations
(2) Mission. The mission of the Uniform Board is to
consider any matter related to Navy uniforms in which a perceived
problem exists or in which a possible improvement can be made. The
Uniform Board will be guided by the uniform goals and policy
established by the Secretary of the Navy and the Chief of Naval
Operations (CNO).
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Chapter 1: General Uniform Regulations
“(4) Uniform Change Recommendations. Sailors may make uniform
or uniform regulation change recommendations via their chain of
command to the Uniform Board”
“…The final endorsement should include proposal Subject Matter
Expert contact information...”
“...Uniform proposals which are not endorsed favorably at any level
will not be accepted by the board...”
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Chapter 1: General Uniform Regulations
Recommendations should reflect Navy-wide
application with an
eye towards standardization and uniform policy reduction.
Uniform change proposals are to be endorsed via cover letter by each
endorsing echelon. The final endorsement should include proposal
Subject Matter Expert contact information.
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Chapter 2:
Grooming Standards
Section 1: General Information:
- Men and Women have different standards.
- wearing cell phones
- use of cell phones
- bags worn
- bags carried
- handbags
- sunglasses
Section 2: Personal Appearance:
- impossible to give examples of every appropriate or unacceptable
hairstyle …the good judgment of leaders at all levels is important.
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Chapter 3: Uniform Components
- Female Officer
- Male Officer
- Female CPO
- Male CPO
- Female E1 – E6
- Male E1 – E6
- Seabag List
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Chapter 4: Rank/Rate Insignia
- Section 1: Officer Rank Insignia.
What are the sizes of the Stripes on Officer Uniforms?
- Section 2: Enlisted Rank Insignia.
What type of bird is perched above the PO Chevron?
Eagle?
Crow?
- Section 3: Headgear Insignia:
What are the 3 most common female covers.
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Chapter 4: Rank/Rate Insignia
- Section 1: Officer Rank Insignia.
What are the sizes of the Stripes on Officer Uniforms?
2 in; ½ in/ ¼ in.
- Section 2: Enlisted Rank Insignia.
What type of bird is perched above the PO Chevron?
Eagle?
- Section 3: Headgear Insignia:
What are the 3 most common female covers.
1. Garrison Cap
2. Combination Cap
3. Beret
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Chapter 5:
Identification Badges/Awards/Insignia
Badge: Only one at a time (except)…
Insignia: Aircrew changed to warfare
Awards: Large medals and miniature Medals
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Chapter 6: Special Uniform Situations
Pregnancy Uniform since summer
white uniform is gone.
Culinary Specialist
Ceremonial participants are Uniform.
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Chapter 7: Civilian Clothing
Foreign countries.
Special Duty
Uniform Items w/ civilian Clothes.
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Agenda
QUESTIONS
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