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Service Uniforms

Fit is especially important

Uniforms must be clean, neat and correct in design and specification, fitted properly, pressed and in good condition (not frayed, worn out, torn, faded, patched, and so forth). Uniform items are to be kept zipped, snapped, or buttoned. Shoes are to be shined and in good repair.

Services Uniforms include the service dress uniform, long-sleeve light blue blouse/shirt, and short-sleeve light blue blouse/shirt. These uniforms are authorized for year-round wear.


  • Fit is especially important

  • Service Coat should fit easily over chest and shoulders. The  bottom edge extends 3 to 3 1/2 inches below the top of your thigh. It should not pull or bunch in back above waist

  • Sleeves end 1/4 inch from heel of thumb

  • Collar shows at least 1/4 inch to 1/2 inch above coat collar and center back


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