Uniform Reg NAVPERS 15665

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  1. Who is the Uniform Board guided and established by?
  2. Historically, uniforms have been the product of a sailor's environment by what three things?
    Physical, Geographical, and Technical
  3. Women's uniforms were designed to duplicate what?
    Fashion Trends
  4. Is it appropriate to be smoking, drinking, or having hands in pockets(anytime) while walking from point to point?
  5. When are cover's required to be worn while out to sea?
    On specific watches or on ceremonial occasions
  6. When is it authorized to wear covers indoors?
    Those member's in a duty status and wearing side arms
  7. T/F A cover is mandatory when entering or within a military establishment while in a duty vehicle or in a POV?
    True unless it is impractical or hazardous
  8. T/F Poromeric Shoes (corfam) are authorized aboard ship for normal daily wear?
  9. Are V-Neck/Sleeveless undershirts authorized for daily use aboard ship?
  10. Is the Clothing Replacement Allowance (CRA) authorized for washing, dry cleaning, or altering uniforms?
  11. Who is responsible for paying for the soiled uniforms that are damaged due to lack of adequate protective garments?
  12. Who is responsible for uniform policy afloat?
    Senior Officer Present (SOPA)
  13. When is the Service Dress Blue uniform authorized for wear while traveling?
  14. What is authorized for wear for personnel on PCS or TAD orders?
    • CIVVIES unless otherwise directed by cognizant authority
    • Commuting
  15. T/F Navy Blue coveralls are authorized for commuting to and from work?
  16. Are brown leather flight jackets and camouflage uniforms authorized while commuting?
  17. T/F Clothing issued by the U.S. can be sold, bartered, exchanged, pledged, loaned or given away.
  18. Is it authorized to for another member to be wearing someone else's article of apparel?
  19. Can a member of the Armed Forces (including retired member and reservists) wear a uniform during: political activities, private employment or during public speeches, picket lines or rallies?
  20. What is the annual clothing replacement allowance?
    A cash allowance provided for replacing a minimum quantity of each required uniform and paid over the estimated useful life of the articles
  21. When may former members of the Armed Forces wear a military uniform?
    Former members who served honorably during a war and whose most recent service was terminated under honorable conditions may wear the uniform of the highest grade held
  22. Where may former members of the Armed Forces wear a military uniform if they are authorized to wear one?
    Military funerals, memorial services, weddings, inaugurals and patriotic parades or ceremonies which any active or reserve United States military unit is taking part
  23. What distinctive mark did the Secretary of the Navy prescribe to members of military societies which are composed entirely of honorably discharged officers and enlisted personnel and the instructors and members of duly organized cadet corps?
    A diamond, 3 ½ inches long in the vertical axis, on all outside clothing on the right sleeve at the point of the shoulder, placing the upper tip of the diamond ¼ inch below the shoulder seam
  24. What elements are grooming standards based on?
    Neatness, cleanliness, safety, military image and appearance
  25. When can’t conservative sunglasses be worn?
    In military formations
  26. Authorized Brief Stops. Working Khakis, Utilities, Winter Working Blue, Flight Suits, and Camouflaged Utility uniform may also be worn for brief and appropriate stops off-base during duty hours, or while commuting to and from place of duty, such as?
    • Dropping off/picking up children from daycare centers or school; obtaining gas or other essential driving aids (wiper blades, snow chains, fluids, lights, etc.); picking up/dropping off dry-cleaning;
    • automatic teller machines; picking up vehicles at repair shops or gas stations; at drive-thru windows where exiting the vehicle is not required; at a convenience store or drug store solely for the purchase of emergency childcare or health products (milk, diapers, medicine, etc.); and business conducted in financial institutions
  27. Unauthorized Stops. Sailors are prohibited from wearing the above working uniforms as a liberty uniform off-base or during inappropriate
    • circumstances such as?
    • Restaurants, pizza parlors, bars, lounges, etc.; when dealing with public officials (police, courthouse, attorneys); while attending classes or activities, or conducting business at education facilities;
    • at commercials airports/bus stations for travel or entering pick/drop off passengers; at retail/rental stores, shopping malls, and shops for shopping or paying bills; at grocery stores/supermarkets; and at movie theaters, mini-golf, or other similar entertainment/ recreational or sporting activities
  28. What it the policy on military creases?
    Military creases are an individual option, sewn in creases are not authorized
  29. Are Navy personnel assigned to Marine Corps units authorized to wear issued Marine Corps service uniforms at no expense?
    Yes, and they will abide by grooming standards established for Marines
  30. T/F Pens, Pencils, cell phones are articles that are authorized to protrude from the uniform?
  31. What kind of military creases are not authorized with the uniform?
    Sewn in
  32. Is it authorized to tailor a uniform to present a tight fit?
    No, only to provide a well-fitting, professional manner
  33. How shall the hair above the ears and around the neck for men be?
    Tapered from the lower natural hairline upwards at least ¾ inch and outward not greater than ¾ inch to blend with hairstyle; hair must not touch the collar
  34. What it the maximum length a man can have his hair?
    No longer than 4 inches and may not touch the ears, collar, extend below the eyebrows when headgear is removed show under front edge of headgear or interfere with the proper wear of headgear
  35. What is the maximum bulk of hair for men and women?
    Shall not exceed approximately 2 inches as measured from the scalp
  36. When a hairstyle of multiple braids is worn, braids shall be small in diameter approximately?
  37. What is the maximum of small barrettes/combs/clips that are similar to the hair coloring be used?
  38. T/F Fabric elastics bands are not authorized.
  39. May any portion of the mustache extend below the lip?
  40. What is the maximum length that the mustache may be?
    ½ inch
  41. If a member has a "No Shave" chit, is he authorized to keep his neck neatly trimmed or manicured?
  42. Who is responsible for monitoring and ensuring individuals with shaving waivers are following the treatment regimen?
  43. Which personnel are not authorized to wear any facial hair?
    Brig awardees, brig prisoners, restrictees
  44. What are men authorized to wear to cover natural baldness or a physical disfigurement?
    Wig or Hairpiece
  45. T/F Long false eyelashes are authorized to be worn in uniform?
  46. How many rings are authorized while in uniform?
    One ring per hand, plus wedding/engagement ring set
  47. What is the hair regulation for women in while in uniform?
    The hair may touch, but not fall below the horizontal line level with the lower edge of the back of the collar. With the jumper uniform, hair may extend a maximum of 1½ inches below the top of the jumper collar
  48. What are the earring uniform regulations for women?
    One earring per ear centered on the earlobe, 4mm – 6mm approximately 1/8 to ¼ inch plain with shiny or brushed matte finish, screw on or with post
  49. What is the regulation for stencils?
    Stencil letters shall be approximately 3/8 inch high blocked letters
  50. What is the regulation for embroidery on the utilities and coveralls?
    ½ inch high blocked letters on the utilities and ¾ inch high blocked letters on the coveralls
  51. When the Commanding Officer authorizes a deserter’s uniforms to be sold what should done to the uniforms?
    The name of the former owner shall be obliterated with a red “D.C.” stamp and the purchaser’s name shall be placed above, below, or next to it
  52. In the event that ordering special uniform items is not practical, Navy women are authorized to wear what male uniform items until when?
    Peacoat, all-weather coat, jacket and sweaters, shoes, rating badges, coveralls, belts and buckles, utility shirts and trousers, working Khaki shirts and trousers; as long as they are serviceable
  53. As a part of a full sea bag how many pairs of coveralls are required?
  54. As a part of a full sea bag how many sets of utilities are required?
  55. On what side do men and women coats button?
    Women’s coats button on the left and men’s button to the right
  56. How are men and women belts to be worn?
    Men wear the belt with clip to the left of the buckle and women wear the belt with clip to the right of the buckle
  57. What is the correct wear of the beret for women?
    Wear the beret toward the front of the head approximately ¾ inch from the forehead hairline, and tilted slightly to the right, align insignia above the left eye
  58. How should the ball cap be worn?
    Wear squarely on the head, with bottom edge parallel to and 1-1/2 inch above the eyebrows
  59. How far above the eyebrows should the garrison cap be worn?
    1 inch
  60. How should the watch cap be worn?
    Wear squarely on the head, double folded approximately 2-1/2 inches to 3 inches, with the bottom edge parallel to and 1-1/2 inches above the eyebrows
  61. What are the widths of the stripes that are worn on the sleeve of officers?
    2 inch, ½ inch or ¼
  62. Where does the first stripe start on the sleeve of an officer?
    It starts 2 inches form the edge of the sleeve, multiple stripes have ¼ inch intervals in between
  63. What will a Fleet Admiral wear on their sleeve?
    One 2 inch stripe with four ½ inch stripes above it
  64. What will a Rear Admiral (Lower Half) wear on their sleeve?
    One 2 inch stripe
  65. What will a Captain wear on their sleeve?
    Four ½ inch stripes
  66. What will an ensign wear on their sleeve?
    One ½ inch stripe
  67. What is the cap device for commissioned officers?
    Consists of two gold crossed fouled anchors with burnish silver shield surmounted by a burnish silver spread eagle facing the wearer’s right
  68. What is the cap device for commissioned warrant officers?
    Consists of two gold crossed fouled anchors, of a size to be inscribed in a circle 2-1/4 inches in diameter
  69. What is on the visor of flag officers?
    2 rows of gold leaves and acorns
  70. What is the size of the CPO cap device?
    1-3/4 inch
  71. What is the size of the CPO collar device?
    1 inch
  72. What is the size of the CPO miniature cap device?
    1-1/4 inch
  73. How far above the visor shall the insignia for a ball cap be placed?
    1-1/4 inch above the visor
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Uniform Reg NAVPERS 15665
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