KDPP2 Uniform Wear and Care

Uniform Wear and Care
MIDN 3/C Sutton
• Identify Officer Uniforms
• Identify Chief Petty Officer Uniforms
• Identify male/female E1-E6 uniforms
• Understand how to properly maintain a uniform
• Understand grooming standards
• All contents of this slide come directly or are paraphrased from
NSCC/NLCC Uniform Regulations (NSCPUB 500)
Shoulder flashes
• “NSCC cadet shoulder flash, embroidered yellow lettering on a navy
blue field will be worn on ALL NSCC uniforms.”
Officer/Chief Uniforms (Service Dress Blues)
• Officer
• Gold combo cover lining
• Sleeve stripes and insignia
• NSCC Officer crest on cover
• Chief
• Black combo cover lining
• No sleeve stripes or insignia
• Thingy
Officer/Chief Uniforms (Service Khaki)
• Officer
Gold combo cover lining
Gold belt buckle
Tan belt
Rank insignia
• Chief
Black combo cover lining
Gold belt buckle
Tan belt
Rank insignia
Officer/Chief Uniforms (Summer Whites)
• Officer
• Gold lining on combo cover
• Gold belt buckle
• Officer shoulder boards
• Chief
Black lining on combo cover
No shoulder boards
Gold buckle
Rank insignia on collar
Officer/Chief Uniforms (Winter Blue)
• Officer
• Gold combo cover lining
• NSCC Officer insignia on cover
• Gold tie clasp/belt
• Chief
• Black combo cover lining
• Gold tie clasp/belt
• Rank insignia
Officer/Chief NWU’s
• Officers/Chiefs
• Gold name tapes
• Collar rank insignia
NSCC Dress Blues, Male
NSCC Dress Blues, Female
NSCC Dress White, Male
NSCC Dress White, Female
NSCC Summer White, Male
NSCC Summer White, Female
NSCC Winter Blue, Male
NSCC Winter Blue, Female
Cadet NWU
Uniform Regulations
• “The primary consideration is to have a neatly groomed appearance
while wearing the NSCC uniform.”
• “NSCC Personnel must set and maintain the highest possible standard
of smartness in uniform appearance.”
• Articles
• “No article shall protrude from or be visible on the uniform.”
• To include:
• Pencils, pens, large wallets, music devices, headphones, etc.
Uniform Regulations
• Backpacks
• “Civilian bags … may be worn with the working and service uniforms as
prescribed in the manner below.”
• May be worn across left or both shoulder(s) of service uniform
• All bags worn with the uniform must conceal its contents and be solid black or navy blue
in color.
• While in dress uniform, civilian bags will be hand carried only.
• Shoe shine
• Shoes must be clear of dirt, dust, and debris
• Shoes should maintain normal black color
Uniform Regulations
• Hair
• Males
Hair on back of neck may not touch collar.
Hair shall not be longer than 4 inches and groomed so it does not touch ears or collar.
Bulk of hair shall not exceed two inches
Sideburns will not extend below point mid level with ear
• Females
• Ponytails, pigtails, widely spaced hanging locks, and braids are not authorized
• Hair may touch, but not fall below a horizontal line level with the collar
Uniform Regulations
• Facial Hair
• “Male cadets shall be clean shaven”
• “The wearing of mustaches and beards is not authorized for Sea Cadets”
• Jewelry
• Rings- One ring per hand is authorized
• May not be worn on thumb
• Earrings• Males- Not authorized while in uniform
• Females- One earring per ear. 4mm-6mm ball. Gold for officers, midshipman, and CPO’s.
Silver for all others.
Uniform Regulations
• Necklaces
• One single strand necklace, conservatives in nature, may be worn and shall
not be visible.
• Wristwatches/Bracelets
• Only one of each may be worn
• Ankle bracelets are not authorized
Common Sense Handling
• Launder according to tag on uniform
• Hang up or fold
• Iron when needed
• Etc.
Remember, you represent YOUR
United States Navy!

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