Figure 2-1.--Olive green utility uniform.
2. Utility shirt. The shirt should be worn with the
All petty officers (E-4 to E-9) are required to wear
tail tucked in and all buttons, except the collar button,
the cap and collar devices on the green utility uniform.
buttoned. Sleeves may be rolled up at the option of
Cap devices are located 1 1/4 inches above the visor
appropriate authority. When authorized, utility sleeves
in the center of the cap. Chief through third class petty
should be rolled with the inside out, forming a roll about
officer must wear the appropriate black cap devices.
3 inches wide and terminating at a point about 3 inches
above the elbow.
Chief petty officers wear the appropriate black CPO
rank, collar devices centered 1 inch from each edge of
3. Utility trousers. The utility trousers should be
the collar wings. other petty officers wear a spread eagle
worn with the rear edge of the trouser legs hemmed 2
and a series of black chevrons according to the rate of
inches above the deck. When worn with combination
the individual. These are worn 1 inch from the point of
combat/safety boots, the trouser legs must be bloused
the collar wing along the axis of a line bisecting the angle
with springs, so the blouse covers the top row of hooks
of the collar point with the eagle of the chevron facing
or eyelets on the boot. The trouser legs are not to be
inboard (fig. 2-1). Nonrated personnel do not wear collar
tucked in the top of your boots instead of using blousing
or cap devices.
The utility uniform is worn as described below (fig.
4. Footwear. The combination combat/safety boots
2-1). Clothing may be tailored slightly to ensure proper
are worn with the utility uniform. They are black in color
fit, but formfitting tailoring, such as "pegging" or
and must be kept clean and in good repair. They maybe
narrowing of the trousers, is not permitted
shined or oiled, as prescribed by appropriate authority.
1. Cap. The cap should be worn squarely on your
5. Belt/buckle. The 1 1/4-inch black web belt with
Marine Corps type of buckle is worn by members of the
head, so the visor is in line and just above eye level.