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CHAPTER 2: DESIGNATED UNIFORMS AND OCCASIONS FOR WEAR

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2000 DESIGNATION OF UNIFORMS
2001 EVENING DRESS UNIFORM
2002 BLUE DRESS UNIFORMS
2003 BLUE-WHITE DRESS UNIFORMS
2004 SERVICE UNIFORMS
2005 UTILITY UNIFORMS
2006 PHYSICAL TRAINING UNIFORMS
2007 MATERNITY UNIFORMS
2008 TYPES AND COMPONENTS OF AUTHORIZED UNIFORMS

FIGURES

2-1 EVENING DRESS “A” (FIELD OFFICER) (FEMALE)
2-2 EVENING DRESS “B” (GENERAL OFFICER) (MALE)

FIG 2-1 & 2-2-2

2-3 EVENING DRESS “B” (COMPANY OFFICER) (MALE)
2-4 EVENING DRESS (SNCO) (MALE)

FIG 2-3 & 2-4

2-5 EVENING DRESS (SNCO) (FEMALE)
2-6 BLUE DRESS “A” (FIELD OFFICER) (MALE)

FIG 2-5 & 2-6

2-7 BLUE DRESS “A” (FIELD OFFICER) (FEMALE)
2-8 BLUE DRESS “A” (SNCO) (MALE)

FIG 2-7 & 2-8

2-9 BLUE DRESS “B” (COMPANY OFFICER) (MALE)
2-10 BLUE DRESS “B” (NCO) (FEMALE)

FIG 2-9 & 2-10

2-11 BLUE DRESS “B” (ENLISTED) (MALE)
2-12 BLUE DRESS “C” (COMPANY OFFICER) (FEMALE)

FIG 2-11 & 2-12

2-13 BLUE DRESS “C” (NCO) (MALE)
2-14 BLUE DRESS “D” (NCO) (FEMALE)

FIG 2-13 & 2-14

2-15 BLUE-WHITE DRESS “A” (COMPANY OFFICER) (MALE)
2-16 BLUE-WHITE DRESS “A” (ENLISTED) (MALE)

FIG 2-15 & 2-16

2-17 SERVICE “A” (COMPANY OFFICER) (FEMALE)
2-18 SERVICE “A” (NCO) (MALE)

FIG 2-17 & 2-18

2-19 SERVICE “B” (NCO) (FEMALE)
2-20 SERVICE “B” (NCO) (MALE)

FIG 2-19 & 2-20

2-21 SERVICE “C” (FIELD OFFICER) (FEMALE)
2-22 SERVICE “C” (SNCO) (MALE)

FIG 2-21 & 2-22

2-23 MATERNITY SERVICE UNIFORM (NCO)
2-24 MATERNITY SERVICE UNIFORM (COMPANY OFFICER)

FIG 2-23 & 2-24

2-25 WOODLAND COMBAT UTILITY UNIFORM (SNCO) (Female)
2-26 DESERT COMBAT UTILITY UNIFORM (FIELD OFFICER) (MALE)
FIG 2-25 & 2-26

TABLES

2-1 UNIFORM EXPLANATION CHART
2-2 TYPES AND COMPONENTS OF AUTHORIZED UNIFORMS FOR MALE OFFICERS
(See Page 2-24 of MCO P1020.34G W CH 1-5)
2-3 TYPES AND COMPONENTS OF AUTHORIZED UNIFORMS FOR FEMALE OFFICERS
(See Page 2-25 of MCO P1020.34G W CH 1-5)
2-4 TYPES AND COMPONENTS OF AUTHORIZED UNIFORMS FOR ENLISTED MALES
(See Page 2-26 of MCO P1020.34G W CH 1-5)
2-5 TYPES AND COMPONENTS OF AUTHORIZED UNIFORMS FOR ENLISTED FEMALES
(See Page 2-27 of MCO P1020.34G W CH 1-5)

 

2000 DESIGNATION OF UNIFORMS

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1. DESIGNATED UNIFORMS WILL BE WORN ONLY AS AUTHORIZED BY THIS CHAPTER.
COMMANDERS MAY PRESCRIBE AS THE UNIFORM OF THE DAY ONLY THOSE UNIFORMS
LISTED IN MALE AND FEMALE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS LISTS, AS PROVIDED BY
ANNUAL EDITION OF MCBUL 10120 FOR ENLISTED AND CHAPTER 9 OF THIS MANUAL
FOR OFFICERS. COMMANDERS AUTHORIZED SUPPLEMENTARY ALLOWANCES PER MCBUL
10120 MAY PRESCRIBE UNIFORMS PROVIDED BY THE ALLOWANCE.

2. AUTHORIZED UNIFORMS FOR MARINE OFFICERS ARE DESIGNATED AS EVENING
DRESS, BLUE DRESS, BLUE-WHITE DRESS, SERVICE, AND UTILITY UNIFORMS.

3. AUTHORIZED UNIFORMS FOR ENLISTED MARINES ARE DESIGNATED AS BLUE
DRESS, SERVICE, AND UTILITY. THE EVENING DRESS AND BLUE-WHITE DRESS
UNIFORMS ARE AUTHORIZED FOR WEAR BY STAFF NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICERS (SNCOS).

4. THE BLUE DRESS AND BLUE-WHITE DRESS UNIFORMS, EXCEPT BLUE DRESS “A”
AND BLUE-WHITE DRESS “A,” AND SERVICE UNIFORMS MAY BE PRESCRIBED FOR
LEAVE AND LIBERTY WITHIN THE UNITED STATES.

2001 EVENING DRESS UNIFORMS

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1. THE OFFICERS’ EVENING DRESS “A” UNIFORM WILL BE PRESCRIBED FOR
OFFICIAL FORMAL EVENING FUNCTIONS AT WHICH CIVILIANS WOULD NORMALLY
WEAR EVENING CLOTHES OR “WHITE TIE” DURING BOTH WINTER AND SUMMER. THE
EVENING DRESS “A” UNIFORM WITH WHITE WAISTCOAT FOR MALE OFFICERS AND
LONG SKIRT FOR FEMALE OFFICERS IS APPROPRIATE FOR THE FOLLOWING “WHITE
TIE” OCCASIONS:
A. STATE OCCASIONS AT THE WHITE HOUSE, OR AT FOREIGN EMBASSIES/LEGATIONS.
B. INAUGURAL RECEPTIONS AND DINNERS.
C. FORMAL DINNERS.

2. THE OFFICERS’ EVENING DRESS “B” UNIFORM WITH SCARLET WAISTCOAT
(GENERAL OFFICERS ONLY) OR SCARLET CUMMERBUND (ALL OTHER OFFICERS) WILL
BE PRESCRIBED FOR OFFICIAL SOCIAL FUNCTIONS AT WHICH CIVILIANS WOULD
NORMALLY WEAR DINNER DRESS OR “BLACK TIE” DURING BOTH WINTER AND SUMMER.
FEMALES MAY WEAR THE LONG OR SHORT SKIRT, DEPENDING ON THE DEGREE OF
FORMALITY OF THE FUNCTION. THE EVENING DRESS “B” UNIFORM IS APPROPRIATE FOR THE FOLLOWING “BLACK TIE” OCCASIONS:
A. CLUB AFFAIRS.
B. DINNER PARTIES.
C. DINNER DANCES.
D. EVENING CELEBRATIONS IN HONOR OF THE MARINE CORPS BIRTHDAY.

3. OFFICERS NOT REQUIRED AND WHO DO NOT POSSESS EVENING DRESS
UNIFORM WHO ATTEND FUNCTIONS AT WHICH EVENING DRESS IS PRESCRIBED WILL
WEAR THE BLUE DRESS “A” OR BLUE-WHITE DRESS “A” UNIFORM AS APPROPRIATE
FOR THE OCCASION/SEASON.

4. SNCOS MAY OPTIONALLY WEAR THE SNCO EVENING DRESS UNIFORM IN LIEU OF
THE BLUE DRESS UNIFORM FOR SOCIAL FUNCTIONS AT WHICH CIVILIANS WOULD
NORMALLY WEAR WHITE OR BLACK TIE DURING WINTER AND SUMMER.

 2002 BLUE DRESS UNIFORMS

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1. THE BLUE DRESS “A” UNIFORM MAY BE WORN FOR PARADES, CEREMONIES AND
FORMAL OR SEMIFORMAL SOCIAL FUNCTIONS, FOR NCOS AND BELOW THROUGHOUT
THE YEAR AND FOR OFFICERS AND SNCOS AS APPROPRIATE TO THE SEASON OR
THOSE OCCASIONS REQUIRING UNIFORMITY WITH NCOS AND BELOW. THE BLUE
DRESS “A” UNIFORM WILL BE IS WORN FOR THE FOLLOWING OFFICIAL
MILITARY/SOCIAL OCCASIONS:
A. PARADES, CEREMONIES, REVIEWS, SOLEMNITIES, AND ENTERTAINMENTS
WHEN THE COMMANDER/SENIOR OFFICER PRESENT DESIRES TO PAY SPECIAL HONORS
TO THE OCCASION.
B. OFFICIAL VISITS OF, OR TO, UNITED STATES CIVIL OFFICIALS,
OFFICERS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES, AND OFFICIALS/OFFICERS OF
FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS, ACCORDING TO CHAPTER 12, U.S. NAVY REGULATIONS.
C. RECEPTIONS GIVEN BY, OR IN HONOR OF, OFFICIALS/OFFICERS LISTED
IN CHAPTER 12, U.S. NAVY REGULATIONS.
D. AT DAYTIME FORMAL OR SEMIFORMAL OCCASIONS.

2. THE DRESS “B” UNIFORMS CONSIST OF THE SAME ITEMS AS THE
CORRESPONDING DRESS “A” UNIFORMS, EXCEPT THAT RIBBONS ARE WORN IN LIEU
OF MEDALS. SHOOTING BADGES MAY BE PRESCRIBED. THE BLUE DRESS “B”
UNIFORM MAY BE WORN FOR PARADES, CEREMONIES, INFORMAL SOCIAL FUNCTIONS,
FOR NCOS AND BELOW THROUGHOUT THE YEAR AND FOR OFFICERS AND SNCOS AS
APPROPRIATE TO THE SEASON OR THOSE OCCASIONS REQUIRING UNIFORMITY WITH
NCOS AND BELOW; AND AS THE UNIFORM OF THE DAY FOR THOSE COMMANDS THAT
RECEIVE THE APPROPRIATE CLOTHING ALLOWANCE. THE BLUE DRESS “A” UNIFORM
WILL BE IS WORN FOR THE FOLLOWING OFFICIAL MILITARY/SOCIAL OCCASIONS:
A. OFFICIAL VISITS OF, OR TO, UNITED STATES CIVIL OFFICIALS,
OFFICERS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES, AND OFFICIALS/OFFICERS OF
FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS, ACCORDING TO CHAPTER 12, U.S. NAVY REGULATIONS.
B. AT INFORMAL DAYTIME RECEPTIONS TO WHICH A MARINE IS INVITED IN
AN OFFICIAL CAPACITY.

3. BLUE DRESS UNIFORMS ARE DESIGNATED AS FOLLOWS:
A. THE BLUE DRESS “A” UNIFORM INCLUDES THE BLUE DRESS COAT WITH
LARGE MEDALS. THIS UNIFORM WILL NOT BE WORN FOR LEAVE OR LIBERTY.
B. THE BLUE DRESS “B” UNIFORM CONSISTS OF THE SAME ITEMS AS BLUE
DRESS “A” EXCEPT THAT RIBBONS ARE WORN IN LIEU OF MEDALS. THIS UNIFORM
IS AUTHORIZED FOR LEAVE AND LIBERTY.
C. THE BLUE DRESS UNIFORM WITH LONG SLEEVE KHAKI SHIRT (WITHOUT
COAT), AND TIE FOR MALE MARINES AND TAB FOR FEMALE MARINES, IS
DESIGNATED AS BLUE DRESS “C.” COMMANDERS MAY PRESCRIBE BLUE DRESS “C”
AS THE UNIFORM OF THE DAY FOR SPECIFIED OCCASIONS OR DUTIES.
COMMANDERS MAY PRESCRIBE THIS UNIFORM FOR HONORS, PARADES, AND
CEREMONIES ON AND OFF THE MILITARY ACTIVITY. THIS UNIFORM IS
AUTHORIZED FOR LEAVE AND LIBERTY. THE BLUE DRESS SWEATER MAY BE WORN
AS PART OF THE BLUE DRESS “C” UNIFORM AT THE OPTION OF THE INDIVIDUAL
EXCEPT ON THOSE OCCASIONS WHEN THE WEAR OF THE BLUE COAT WOULD BE MORE
APPROPRIATE. THE SWEATER MAY BE WORN AS PART OF THE DUTY UNIFORM BOTH
ON AND OFF THE MILITARY INSTALLATION AND FOR COMMUTING TO AND FROM WORK.
THE SWEATER MAY BE WORN AS THE UNIFORM OF THE DAY AND ON LEAVE AND
LIBERTY BUT WILL NOT BE WORN FOR INSPECTIONS, CEREMONIAL FORMATIONS, OR PARADES.
D. THE BLUE DRESS UNIFORM WITH SHORT SLEEVE KHAKI SHIRT (WITHOUT
COAT) IS DESIGNATED AS BLUE DRESS “D.” COMMANDERS MAY PRESCRIBE BLUE
DRESS “D” AS THE UNIFORM OF THE DAY FOR SPECIFIED OCCASIONS OR DUTIES.
DURING THE WINTER UNIFORM PERIOD, COMMANDERS MAY, AT THEIR DISCRETION
WHEN THE WEATHER REQUIRES, AUTHORIZE BLUE DRESS “D” AS THE UNIFORM OF
THE DAY. COMMANDERS MAY PRESCRIBE THIS UNIFORM FOR HONORS, PARADES,
AND CEREMONIES WHERE CLIMATIC CONDITIONS PRECLUDE THE COMFORTABLE WEAR
OF THE BLUE DRESS “A” OR “B” UNIFORMS. THIS UNIFORM IS AUTHORIZED FOR LEAVE OR LIBERTY.

4. FEMALE MARINES MAY WEAR SLACKS AS PART OF THE BLUE DRESS
UNIFORMS PER PARAGRAPH 3028.

5. INDIVIDUALS MAY WEAR EITHER THE ALL-SEASON POLYESTER/WOOL GABARDINE
UNIFORM OR THE ALL-WOOL BLUE UNIFORMS ON A YEAR-ROUND BASIS ON ALL
OCCASIONS FOR WHICH THE BLUE DRESS UNIFORMS ARE PRESCRIBED OR AUTHORIZED.

6. MALE FIELD GRADE OFFICERS AND BELOW MAY CONTINUE TO WEAR BLUE COATS
WITH BLUE TROUSERS OF DIFFERENT FABRICS; HOWEVER, THE FUTURE
PURCHASE/SALE OF BLUE DRESS UNIFORMS WITH COATS AND TROUSERS OF
DIFFERENT FABRICS IS PROHIBITED. FOR FEMALE MARINES, THE COAT AND
SKIRT MUST BE OF THE SAME MATERIAL; HOWEVER, IF THE COAT IS WORN WITH
SLACKS, THE COAT AND SLACKS MAY BE OF DIFFERENT MATERIALS.

2003 BLUE-WHITE DRESS UNIFORMS

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1. THE OFFICER/STAFF NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER BLUE-WHITE DRESS
“A” AND “B” UNIFORMS WILL BE PRESCRIBED WHEN APPROPRIATE TO THE SEASON
FOR THE SAME TYPES OF OFFICIAL MILITARY/SOCIAL OCCASIONS FOR WHICH THE
EQUIVALENT BLUE DRESS UNIFORM IS PRESCRIBED PER SUBPARAGRAPHS 2003.1
AND 2003.2. THE BLUE-WHITE DRESS UNIFORM WILL NOT BE WORN IN
CEREMONIES WITH ENLISTED MARINES WHO ARE NOT AUTHORIZED WHITE TROUSERS
AS PART OF AN ORGANIZATIONAL PROPERTY ISSUE. ON SUCH OCCASIONS, THE
PRESCRIBED UNIFORM WILL REFLECT WHAT THE JUNIOR ENLISTED PERSONNEL WEAR
(IN MOST CASES THAT WILL BE THE SERVICE UNIFORM). THE DRESS BLUE WHITE
“A” UNIFORM MAY ONLY BE PRESCRIBED FOR OFFICIAL PARADES, CEREMONIES,
AND REVIEWS, AND FORMAL/SEMIFORMAL SOCIAL OCCASIONS AND WILL NOT BE
WORN ON LEAVE OR LIBERTY. ALMAR 144/95

2. THE BLUE-WHITE DRESS “A” UNIFORM CONSISTS OF THE SAME ITEMS
AS THE BLUE DRESS “A” EXCEPT THE TROUSERS/SKIRT/SLACKS WILL BE WHITE.
FEMALE MARINES WILL WEAR BLACK PUMPS, BLACK OXFORDS, OR BLACK DRESS
FLATS (PER THE GUIDANCE AT SUBPARAGRAPH 3012), BLACK HANDBAG/PURSE
(WHEN REQUIRED OR DESIRED), SKIN-TONE NYLON HOSE (WITH COAT AND SKIRT)
OR EITHER DARK HOSE OR BLACK SOCKS (WITH COAT AND SLACKS), OPTIONAL
GOLD OR PEARL EARRINGS AS AUTHORIZED WITH THE EQUIVALENT BLUE DRESS
UNIFORM (WHEN DESIRED) AND WHITE SHIRT WITH NECKTAB. OFFICERS WILL
WEAR THE SCARLET NECKTAB WITH THE DRESS BLUE WHITE “A”/”B” UNIFORMS.
STAFF NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICERS WILL WEAR THE BLACK NECKTAB WITH THE
DRESS BLUE WHITE “A”/”B” UNIFORMS. ALMAR 144/95

3. ONLY THOSE FEMALE OFFICERS IN ASSIGNMENTS REQUIRING THE WEAR OF
BLUE SLACKS WILL BE REQUIRED TO POSSESS WHITE SLACKS. TROUSERS, SKIRTS,
AND SLACKS FOR ENLISTED MARINES OR WHITE SLACKS FOR FEMALE OFFICERS
WILL BE PROCURED FROM COMMERCIAL SOURCES UTILIZING SPECIFICATIONS,
PATTERNS, AND MATERIALS OBTAINED FROM CG MCLB ALBANY, PER SUBPARAGRAPH 1007.5.

4. THE BLUE-WHITE DRESS “B” UNIFORM CONSISTS OF THE SAME ITEMS AS THE
BLUE-WHITE DRESS “A” UNIFORM, EXCEPT THAT RIBBONS ARE WORN IN LIEU OF
MEDALS (SHOOTING BADGES MAY BE PRESCRIBED). THIS UNIFORM WILL BE WORN
UNDER THE SAME CONDITIONS AS THE BLUE DRESS “B” UNIFORM. THIS UNIFORM
CAN BE WORN ON LEAVE AND LIBERTY.

2004 SERVICE UNIFORMS

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1. THE SERVICE “A” UNIFORM MAY BE PRESCRIBED FOR PARADES, CEREMONIES,
SOCIAL EVENTS, AND AS THE UNIFORM OF THE DAY. IT WILL NORMALLY BE WORN
WHEN REPORTING FOR DUTY, UNLESS OTHERWISE PRESCRIBED BY THE COMMANDER.
THE SERVICE “A” UNIFORM WILL BE PRESCRIBED FOR THE FOLLOWING OFFICIAL
MILITARY OCCASIONS:
A. WHEN ASSIGNED AS A MEMBER OF COURTS-MARTIAL OR COURTS OF INQUIRY.
B. OFFICIAL VISITS AND CALLS OF, OR TO, UNITED STATES CIVIL
OFFICIALS, OFFICERS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES, AND
OFFICIALS/OFFICERS OF FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS PER CHAPTER 12, U.S. NAVY
REGULATIONS.
C. WHEN VISITING THE WHITE HOUSE AND THE TEMPORARY WHITE HOUSES AT
ALL TIMES, EXCEPT IN A TOURIST CAPACITY OR WHEN AN INDIVIDUAL IS
SPECIFICALLY INVITED EITHER ON A SOCIAL OR OFFICIAL OCCASION FOR WHICH
ANOTHER UNIFORM IS INDICATED ON THE INVITATION.

2. SERVICE UNIFORMS ARE DESIGNATED AS FOLLOWS:
A. THE SERVICE “A” UNIFORM INCLUDES THE SERVICE COAT. WHEN THE
SERVICE “A” UNIFORM IS PRESCRIBED AS THE UNIFORM OF THE DAY, IT IS
APPROPRIATE TO REMOVE THE COAT IN OFFICE BUILDINGS WITHIN THE CONFINES
OF A MILITARY ACTIVITY OR ESTABLISHMENT. FEMALES MAY WEAR EITHER THE
LONG OR SHORT SLEEVE KHAKI SHIRT AND GREEN NECK TAB WITH THIS UNIFORM.
THE SERVICE “A” UNIFORM IS AUTHORIZED FOR LEAVE AND LIBERTY.
B. THE SERVICE “B” UNIFORM IS THE SAME AS THE SERVICE “A” UNIFORM
EXCEPT THAT THE SERVICE COAT IS NOT WORN. THIS UNIFORM MAY BE WORN AS
THE UNIFORM OF THE DAY AND FOR LEAVE AND LIBERTY, UNLESS OTHERWISE
PRESCRIBED BY THE COMMANDER, AND MAY BE PRESCRIBED FOR FORMATIONS AT
PARADES OR CEREMONIES ON AND OFF THE MILITARY ACTIVITY. THIS UNIFORM
WILL NOT BE WORN FOR FORMAL OR SEMI-FORMAL SOCIAL EVENTS.
C. THE SHORT-SLEEVE KHAKI SHIRT WITH APPROPRIATE SERVICE TROUSERS OR
SKIRT/SLACKS IS DESIGNATED AS THE SERVICE “C” UNIFORM. DURING THE
WINTER SEASON, COMMANDERS MAY, AT THEIR DISCRETION WHEN THE WEATHER
REQUIRES, AUTHORIZE THE SERVICE “C” UNIFORM. THIS UNIFORM MAY BE WORN
AS A UNIFORM OF THE DAY AND FOR LEAVE OR LIBERTY, UNLESS OTHERWISE
PRESCRIBED BY THE COMMANDER, AND MAY BE PRESCRIBED FOR FORMATIONS AT
PARADES OR CEREMONIES ON AND OFF THE MILITARY ACTIVITY. THIS UNIFORM
WILL NOT BE WORN FOR FORMAL OR SEMIFORMAL SOCIAL EVENTS.

3. THE SERVICE SWEATER MAY BE WORN AT THE INDIVIDUAL’S OPTION AS
A COMPONENT OF THE SERVICE “B”/”C” UNIFORMS WHEN WORN AS THE UNIFORM OF
THE DAY, UNLESS THE COMMANDER DETERMINES THAT THE SERVICE “A” UNIFORM
IS MORE APPROPRIATE. COMMANDERS MAY PRESCRIBE THE SERVICE UNIFORM WITH
SWEATER FOR INSPECTIONS; HOWEVER, THIS UNIFORM WILL NOT BE WORN FOR
CEREMONIAL FORMATIONS OR PARADES ON OR OFF THE MILITARY INSTALLATION.
THE SERVICE UNIFORM WITH SWEATER MAY BE WORN ON LEAVE OR LIBERTY.
SERVICE SWEATERS WITH OR WITHOUT EPAULETTES MAY BE WORN PER PARAGRAPH
3031.

4. INDIVIDUALS MAY WEAR EITHER THE ALL-SEASON POLYESTER/WOOL GABARDINE
SERVICE UNIFORM OR THE PHASE-OUT SUMMER WEIGHT SERVICE UNIFORM ON A
YEAR-ROUND BASIS FOR ALL FORMATIONS, INSPECTIONS, AND FOR DUTY, LEAVE,
OR LIBERTY. INDIVIDUALS ELECTING TO WEAR THE PHASE-OUT SUMMER WEIGHT
UNIFORM WILL REPLACE IT WITH THE ALL-SEASON GABARDINE SERVICE UNIFORM
WHEN IT BECOMES UNSERVICEABLE. INDIVIDUALS MAY WEAR THE PHASE-OUT
WINTER WEIGHT SERVICE UNIFORM ON LEAVE, LIBERTY, AND FOR DUTY WHEN
UNIFORMITY IS NOT REQUIRED.

2005 UTILITY UNIFORMS

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1. COMMANDERS MAY PRESCRIBE THE UTILITY UNIFORM AS THE UNIFORM
OF THE DAY, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE BELOW GUIDANCE. THE UNIFORM IS
AUTHORIZED FOR PARADES, REVIEWS OR OTHER CEREMONIES, AND INFORMAL
SOCIAL FUNCTIONS. THE UTILITY COAT MAY BE REMOVED ONLY FOR PHYSICAL
TRAINING AND WORK DETAILS. WHEN THE MARINE CORPS COMBAT UTILITY UNIFORM
(MCCUU) IS WORN DURING THE SUMMER SEASON THE DESERT MARINE PATTERN
(MARPAT) WITH THE SLEEVES ROLLED UP, WILL BE WORN. WHEN THE MCCUU IS
WORN DURING THE WINTER SEASON THE WOODLAND MARPAT WILL BE WORN WITH THE
SLEEVES DOWN. ALMAR 035/07 AND ALMAR 07/08

2. THE UTILITY UNIFORM IS A WORKING UNIFORM AND NOT APPROPRIATE
FOR WEAR IN A CIVILIAN ENVIRONMENT. WEAR OF THE MCCUU IS AUTHORIZED
WHILE COMMUTING TO AND FROM WORK VIA PRIVATELY OWNED VEHICLES. HOWEVER,
EN ROUTE STOPS WHILE OFF-BASE ARE NOT AUTHORIZED EXCEPT FOR BONAFIDE
EMERGENCIES, SUCH AS MEDICAL EMERGENCIES, VEHICLE BREAKDOWN, OR VEHICLE
ACCIDENTS. MARINES AND SAILORS MAY ONLY WEAR THE MCCUU AT OFF BASE
ESTABLISHMENTS WHEN USING DRIVE-THRU SERVICES SUCH AS ATMS, FAST FOOD
RESTAURANTS, OR DRY CLEANERS WHEN THEY DO NOT EXIT THE VEHICLE. ALMAR
035/07

3. REGULATIONS FOR WEARING UTILITY UNIFORMS ARE DETAILED IN PARAGRAPH
3037.

2006 PHYSICAL TRAINING UNIFORMS

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1. THE STANDARD PHYSICAL TRAINING (PT) UNIFORM CONSISTS OF THE GREEN
GENERAL PURPOSE TRUNKS AND THE STANDARD OLIVE GREEN UNDERSHIRT.
FOOTWEAR OR HEADGEAR WITH PT UNIFORMS WILL BE AS PRESCRIBED BY THE COMMANDER.

2. THE COLD WEATHER PT UNIFORM CONSISTS OF AN OLIVE GREEN SWEAT
SHIRT AND OLIVE GREEN SWEAT PANTS, WITH “USMC” LETTERING AND MARINE
CORPS EMBLEM ON THE LEFT BREAST OF THE SHIRT AND UPPER LEFT LEG OF THE
PANTS PER PARAGRAPH 3023. THIS UNIFORM MAY BE PRESCRIBED FOR UNIT
PHYSICAL TRAINING WHEN THE WEATHER REQUIRES.

3. THE MARINE CORPS RUNNING SUIT IS COMPRISED OF A GREEN JACKET
AND TROUSERS WITH REFLECTIVE PIPING MATERIAL AND INSERTS, A SILVER
MARINE CORPS EMBLEM ON THE LEFT BREAST OF THE JACKET AND UPPER LEFT
THIGH OF THE TROUSERS. THERE IS A SCARLET AND GOLD “USMC” ON THE FRONT
OF THE LOWER RIGHT TROUSER LEG AND A SCARLET AND GOLD “MARINES” ON THE
UPPER BACK PORTION OF THE JACKET. THE UNIFORM IS MEANT TO BE WORN IN
COMBINATION WITH THE EXISTING PHYSICAL TRAINING (PT) UNIFORMS, EXCEPT
AS INDICATED BELOW AND AS PER OUTLINED IN PARAGRAPH 1005.2. ALMAR 019/08

4. THE STANDARD, MARINE CORPS RUNNING SUIT OR COLD WEATHER PT
UNIFORM WILL BE PRESCRIBED FOR ALL COMMAND PT ACTIVITIES EXCEPT ON
THOSE SPECIFIC OCCASIONS WHEN THE COMMANDER DETERMINES THAT THE WEAR OF
SHIRTS WITH UNIT DISTINCT MARKINGS, OR WHEN THE MODIFIED WEAR OF
ANOTHER UNIFORM OR OTHER CLOTHING IS MORE APPROPRIATE TO THE RESPECTIVE
UNIT’S PHYSICAL TRAINING OBJECTIVE. ALMAR 019/08
A. EXCEPT FOR THE CONDUCT OF PHYSICAL TRAINING, PT GEAR IS NOT
AUTHORIZED FOR WEAR DURING LEAVE AND LIBERTY (TO INCLUDE GREEN
UNDERSHIRT AND SHORTS), WITH THE BELOW TWO EXCEPTIONS. ALMAR 019/08
(1) THE SWEATSHIRT MAY BE WORN DURING LEAVE AND LIBERTY AS AN
OUTERGARMENT OR AS A LAYERING GARMENT (E.G. UNDER A JACKET). ALMAR 019/08
(2) THE RUNNING SUIT JACKET MAY BE WORN DURING LEAVE AND
LIBERTY AS AN OUTERGARMENT. WHEN WORN ON LEAVE AND LIBERTY, THE JACKET
MUST BE ZIPPED AT LEAST HALFWAY TO THE TOP OF THE ZIPPER. ALMAR 019/08
B. THE RUNNING SUIT CAN BE WORN IN ANY COMBINATION WITH THE
GREEN GENERAL PURPOSE TRUNKS AND GREEN UNDERSHIRT, BUT IS NOT
AUTHORIZED FOR WEAR IN ANY COMBINATION WITH THE SWEAT SUIT. ALMAR
019/08

2007 MATERNITY UNIFORMS

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THE APPROPRIATE MATERNITY UNIFORM WILL BE WORN AS THE UNIFORM OF THE DAY BY
PREGNANT FEMALES PER PARAGRAPH 3017.

2008 TYPES AND COMPONENTS OF AUTHORIZED UNIFORMS

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TABLE 2-1 SUMMARIZES THE CURRENTLY AUTHORIZED UNIFORM COMBINATIONS AND
APPROPRIATE OCCASIONS FOR THE WEAR OF EACH UNIFORM. THIS TABLE IS
DESIGNED AND INTENDED FOR LOCAL REPRODUCTION, POSTING AND DISTRIBUTION
AS DESIRED BY LOCAL COMMANDERS. SEE TABLES 2-2 THROUGH 2-5 FOR MORE
DETAILED INFORMATION ON THE TYPES AND COMPONENTS OF AUTHORIZED UNIFORMS.
IN USING THESE TABLES, IT IS IMPORTANT TO NOTE THAT WHEREVER A UNIFORM
CHOICE OR OPTION IS INDICATED, REFERENCE PARAGRAPHS SHOULD BE REFERRED
TO FOR COMPLETE REGULATIONS.

 

FIGURES

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2-1 EVENING DRESS “A” (FIELD OFFICER) (FEMALE)
2-2 EVENING DRESS “B” (GENERAL OFFICER) (MALE)

FIG 2-1 & 2-2-2

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2-3 EVENING DRESS “B” (COMPANY OFFICER) (MALE)
2-4 EVENING DRESS (SNCO) (MALE)

FIG 2-3 & 2-4

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2-5 EVENING DRESS (SNCO) (FEMALE)
2-6 BLUE DRESS “A” (FIELD OFFICER) (MALE)

FIG 2-5 & 2-6

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2-7 BLUE DRESS “A” (FIELD OFFICER) (FEMALE)
2-8 BLUE DRESS “A” (SNCO) (MALE)

FIG 2-7 & 2-8

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2-9 BLUE DRESS “B” (COMPANY OFFICER) (MALE)
2-10 BLUE DRESS “B” (NCO) (FEMALE)

FIG 2-9 & 2-10

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2-11 BLUE DRESS “B” (ENLISTED) (MALE)
2-12 BLUE DRESS “C” (COMPANY OFFICER) (FEMALE)

FIG 2-11 & 2-12

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2-13 BLUE DRESS “C” (NCO) (MALE)
2-14 BLUE DRESS “D” (NCO) (FEMALE)

FIG 2-13 & 2-14

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2-15 BLUE-WHITE DRESS “A” (COMPANY OFFICER) (MALE)
2-16 BLUE-WHITE DRESS “A” (ENLISTED) (MALE)

FIG 2-15 & 2-16

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2-17 SERVICE “A” (COMPANY OFFICER) (FEMALE)
2-18 SERVICE “A” (NCO) (MALE)

FIG 2-17 & 2-18

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2-19 SERVICE “B” (NCO) (FEMALE)
2-20 SERVICE “B” (NCO) (MALE)

FIG 2-19 & 2-20

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2-21 SERVICE “C” (FIELD OFFICER) (FEMALE)
2-22 SERVICE “C” (SNCO) (MALE)

FIG 2-21 & 2-22

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2-23 MATERNITY SERVICE UNIFORM (NCO)
2-24 MATERNITY SERVICE UNIFORM (COMPANY OFFICER)

FIG 2-23 & 2-24

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2-25 WOODLAND COMBAT UTILITY UNIFORM (SNCO) (Female)
2-26 DESERT COMBAT UTILITY UNIFORM (FIELD OFFICER) (MALE)
FIG 2-25 & 2-26

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2-1 UNIFORM EXPLANATION CHART

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posted on June 13, 2015 under Articles
Sebastian Juslin
Sebastian served in the Marine Corps infantry on active duty and in the reserves from 2004 to 2013. Sebastian has always been driven to mentor the marines in his charge, and continuously strives to better himself as both a leader and a husband.

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