2Objectives Identify Officer Uniforms Identify Chief Petty Officer UniformsIdentify male/female E1-E6 uniformsUnderstand how to properly maintain a uniformUnderstand grooming standardsAll contents of this slide come directly or are paraphrased from NSCC/NLCC Uniform Regulations (NSCPUB 500)
3Shoulder flashes“NSCC cadet shoulder flash, embroidered yellow lettering on a navy blue field will be worn on ALL NSCC uniforms.”
4Officer/Chief Uniforms (Service Dress Blues) Gold combo cover liningSleeve stripes and insigniaNSCC Officer crest on coverChiefBlack combo cover liningNo sleeve stripes or insigniaThingyMay be prescribed for wear year-round toall official functions when civilianequivalent dress is coat and tie.2) Full Dress Blue when worn with largemedals.3) Dinner Dress Blue when worn with miniature
5Officer/Chief Uniforms (Service Khaki) Gold combo cover liningGold belt buckleTan beltRank insigniaChiefBlack combo cover liningWorn in Summer/Winter foroffice work, watchstanding, liberty, orbusiness ashore when prescribed as uniform ofthe day.
6Officer/Chief Uniforms (Summer Whites) Gold lining on combo coverGold belt buckleOfficer shoulder boardsChiefBlack lining on combo coverNo shoulder boardsGold buckleRank insignia on collarWorn in summer for officework, watchstanding, liberty, or businessashore when prescribed as uniform of the day.
7Officer/Chief Uniforms (Winter Blue) Gold combo cover liningNSCC Officer insignia on coverGold tie clasp/beltChiefBlack combo cover liningRank insigniaWorn in winter for officework, watchstanding, liberty or business ashorewhen prescribed as uniform of the day.
8Officer/Chief NWU’s Officers/Chiefs Gold name tapes Collar rank insigniaThe NWU is intended foryear-round wear as the standard workinguniform.
18Uniform 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.
19Uniform Regulations Backpacks Shoe shine “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 uniformAll 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 shineShoes must be clear of dirt, dust, and debrisShoes should maintain normal black color
20Uniform Regulations Hair Males Females 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 inchesSideburns will not extend below point mid level with earFemalesPonytails, pigtails, widely spaced hanging locks, and braids are not authorizedHair may touch, but not fall below a horizontal line level with the collar
21Uniform Regulations Facial Hair Jewelry “Male cadets shall be clean shaven”“The wearing of mustaches and beards is not authorized for Sea Cadets”JewelryRings- One ring per hand is authorizedMay not be worn on thumbEarrings-Males- Not authorized while in uniformFemales- One earring per ear. 4mm-6mm ball. Gold for officers, midshipman, and CPO’s. Silver for all others.
22Uniform Regulations Necklaces Wristwatches/Bracelets One single strand necklace, conservatives in nature, may be worn and shall not be visible.Wristwatches/BraceletsOnly one of each may be wornAnkle bracelets are not authorized
23Common Sense Handling Launder according to tag on uniform Hang up or foldIron when neededEtc.