NAVADMIN 165/06 Desert Camouflage Uniform

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R 091030Z JUN 06
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1//
TO NAVADMIN
INFO RHMFIUU/CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1//
CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1//

NAVADMIN 165/06

MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/JUN//

SUBJ/DESERT CAMOUFLAGE UNIFORM (DCU)//

GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. THE WEAR OF THE DESERT CAMOUFLAGE UTILITY UNIFORM (DCU) FOR OEF/OIF PERSONNEL TRAVELING IN CONUS IS APPROVED.

2. THE DCU IS INTENDED FOR NAVY PERSONNEL ASSIGNED IN COMBAT/HOSTILE FIRE ZONES, WORKING UNDER ARDUOUS FIELD CONDITIONS, AND SERVING WITH JOINT COMMANDS IN ACCORDANCE WITH NAVY UNIFORM REGULATIONS.

3. WHILE OCONUS, PERSONNEL WHO ARE DEPLOYING, EXECUTING PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION ORDERS, OR ON REST AND RELAXATION LEAVE STATUS TO OR FROM THE FIFTH FLEET AOR WILL COMPLY WITH COMMANDER, U.S. NAVAL FORCES CENTRAL COMMAND/COMMANDER, FIFTH FLEET OPORD 1000-01,
PARAGRAPH 4, SUBPARAGRAPH G; “ALL TRAVEL IN THE USCENTCOM AOR WILL BE PERFORMED IN APPROPRIATE CIVILAIN ATTIRE. T-SHIRTS, SHORTS, SANDALS, ETC., ARE NOT CONSIDERED APPROPRIATE ATTIRE. UNIFORMS SHALL NOT BE WORN WHEN USING AMC, AMC CHARTER, OR COMMERCIAL TRAVEL.

4. WHILE IN CONUS, PERSONNEL TRANSFERRING TO AND FROM THE FIFTH FLEET AOR ARE AUTHORIZED TO WEAR THE DCUS ON U.S. FLAG COMMERCIAL FLIGHTS (I.E. FROM AIRPORT OF ENTRY TO HOME AND VICE VERSA). DCUS WILL BE CLEAN AND PRESENT A SHARP MILITARY APPEARANCE.

5. IN ALL CASES, AT LEAST ONE SET OF CIVILIAN ATTIRE IS TO BE PACKED IN CARRY-ON LUGGAGE FOR CONTINGENCY SITUATIONS.

6. TRAVEL IN THE DCU IS NOT AUTHORIZED ON ANY COMMERCIAL CARRIER FOR ANY REASON OTHER THAN STIPULATED IN THIS MESSAGE.

7. THIS POLICY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

8. POC: CNOCM(SS) ROBERT B. CARROLL AT (703) 614-5076/DNS 24-5076, OR EMAIL AT ROBERT.B.CARROLL@NAVY.MIL.

9. RELEASED BY VADM J. C. HARVEY, JR., N1.//

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2 Responses to “NAVADMIN 165/06 Desert Camouflage Uniform”

Comment from Pappee38
Time August 16, 2010 at 9:40 am

Well just a thought since we’re adding more uniforms for “SPECIAL” Sailors. Why don’t we revamp/ redisgn this Terrible excuse of a uniform (DCU). Such a uniform that dirty’s easy and is hard to maintain.

Comment from Mr William Barfield
Time January 26, 2012 at 2:49 pm

I work in readiness, and I need to outfit my Navy personnel that deploy on contingency operations.
The hurdle for me is finding a place in the National Capitol Region (NCR) that I can obtain this kind of gear from. I’m housed at The Defense Threat Reduction Agency, on Fort Belvoir…

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