NAVADMIN 274/06 – Senior Enlisted Identification Badge

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031440Z OCT 06

FM CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1//
TO NAVADMIN

NAVADMIN 274/06

MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/OCT//

SUBJ/NAVY UNIFORMS//
REF/A/INST/OPNAVINST 1306.2D/19DEC2000//
REF/B/DOC/CHNAVPERS/20MAY2005//
NARR/REF A IS FLEET, FORCE, CNO-DIRECTED, AND COMMAND MASTER CHIEF
PROGRAM INSTRUCTION. REF B IS U.S. NAVY UNIFORM REGULATIONS,
NAVPERS 15665 ON JUL 06 BUPERS DIRECTIVE CD ROM.//

GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. COMMAND SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER IDENTIFICATION BADGE: EFFECTIVE 25 SEP 06, AUTHORIZED TO WEAR INSIGNIA: MCPON, FLEET MASTER CHIEF, FORCE MASTER CHIEF, CNO-DIRECTED COMMAND MASTER CHIEF, COMMAND MASTER CHIEF, CHIEF OF THE BOAT AND COLLATERAL DUTY COMMAND MASTER CHIEF, COMMAND SENIOR CHIEF AND COMMAND CHIEF.
A. THE FULL SIZE COMMAND SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER IDENTIFICATION BADGE WILL BE WORN ON ALL UNIFORMS EXCEPT THE DINNER DRESS UNIFORMS.
(1) INCUMBENTS.
(A) MEN WEAR ON THE LEFT POCKET. ON POCKETS WITH FLAPS, CENTER THE BADGE BETWEEN THE LOWER POINT OF THE FLAP AND BOTTOM OF THE POCKET, MIDWAY BETWEEN THE SIDES. ON POCKETS WITHOUT FLAPS, CENTER THE BADGE ON THE POCKET. ON THE FULL DRESS UNIFORMS, CENTER THE BADGE ON THE LEFT POCKET 1/4 INCH BELOW THE LOWEST ROW OF MEDALS OR BELOW THE SECOND BREAST INSIGNIA, IF AUTHORIZED. IF BREAST INSIGNIA, MEDALS AND IDENTIFICATION BADGE COMBINED CAUSE THE IDENTIFICATION BADGE TO BE POSITIONED ON OR BELOW THE LOWER SEAM OF THE POCKET, DO NOT WEAR THE SECONDARY BREAST INSIGNIA.
(B) WOMEN WEAR THE FULL SIZE BADGE CENTERED 1/4 INCH ABOVE THE RIGHT BREAST POCKET. ON UNIFORMS WITHOUT BREAST POCKETS, PLACE THE BADGE IN THE SAME RELATIVE POSITION AS RIBBONS/MEDALS. WHEN WEARING A NAME TAG, CENTER THE DEVICE 1/4 INCH ABOVE NAMETAG. AS AN OPTION, THE COMMAND SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER IDENTIFICATION BADGE MAY BE WORN CENTERED ON THE LEFT BREAST POCKET. ON POCKETS WITH FLAPS, CENTER THE BADGE BETWEEN THE LOWER POINT OF THE FLAP AND BOTTOM OF THE POCKET, MIDWAY BETWEEN THE SIDES. ON POCKETS WITHOUT FLAPS, CENTER THE BADGE ON THE POCKET. ON THE FULL DRESS UNIFORMS, CENTER THE BADGE ON THE LEFT POCKET 1/4 INCH BELOW THE LOWEST ROW OF MEDALS OR BELOW THE SECOND BREAST INSIGNIA, IF AUTHORIZED. THE
BADGE WILL BE WORN IN SUCH MANNER TO PRESERVE THE DIGNITY AND APPEARANCE OF THE NAVY UNIFORM.
(C) DINNER DRESS UNIFORMS. MEN AND WOMEN WEAR THE MINIATURE SIZE BADGE 1/4 INCH BELOW THE LOWEST ROW OF MINIATURE MEDALS OR SECONDARY BREAST INSIGNIA.
(2) POST-TOUR SENIOR ENLISTED LEADERS HOLDING A VALID 9580/9579 NEC WHO ARE NOT ASSIGNED TO A 9580/9579 BILLET MAY WEAR THE MINIATURE COMMAND SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER IDENTIFICATION BADGE AS FOLLOWS:
(A) CENTER THE BADGE ON THE LEFT BREAST POCKET 1/4 INCH BELOW THE TOP SEAM OF THE POCKET/FLAP.
(B) IF QUALIFIED TO WEAR TWO BREAST INSIGNIA AND OR TWO IDENTIFICATION BADGES, CENTER THE BADGE BETWEEN THE LOWER POINT OF THE FLAP AND BOTTOM OF THE POCKET, MIDWAY BETWEEN THE SIDES. ON POCKETS WITHOUT FLAPS, CENTER THE BADGE ON THE POCKET.
(C) WHEN WEARING FULL DRESS UNIFORMS, MEN CENTER THE BADGE 1/4 INCH BELOW THE LOWER OF EITHER THE MEDALS OR SECONDARY BREAST INSIGNIA. WOMEN, CENTER THE BADGE 1/4 INCH ABOVE THE LEFT POCKET, MEDALS OR PRIMARY BREAST INSIGNIA.
(D) POST-TOUR WEAR ON FORMAL, DINNER DRESS, AND WORKING UNIFORMS IS NOT AUTHORIZED.
(E) WHEN WEARING FULL DRESS WHITE, THE COMBINATION OF BREAST INSIGNIA, MEDALS, AND IDENTIFICATION BADGE SHALL NOT EXTEND BELOW THE LOWER SEAM OF THE POCKET.

B. COMMANDS WITH FEWER THAN 250 ENLISTED AUTHORIZATIONS MAY ASSIGN A COLLATERAL DUTY COMMAND MASTER CHIEF/SENIOR CHIEF/CHIEF FROM WITHIN COMMAND RESOURCES. ORGANIZATIONS WHICH ARE NOT COMMANDS (DETACHMENTS, DEPARTMENTS, ETC), SHALL NOT DESIGNATE A COLLATERAL DUTY COMMAND MASTER CHIEF/SENIOR CHIEF/CHIEF. PER REF A, THE CRITERIA FOR SELECTION, RESPONSIBILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY AS A COLLATERAL DUTY COMMAND MASTER CHIEF/SENIOR CHIEF/CHIEF ARE THE SAME AS THOSE FOR A 9579/9580 COMMAND MASTER CHIEF/SENIOR CHIEF/CHIEF OR CHIEF OF THE BOAT. COMMANDING OFFICERS ARE RESPONSIBLE TO ENSURE THE HIGHEST PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL STANDARDS ARE REQUIRED OF ALL PERSONNEL IN COLLATERAL DUTY COMMAND MASTER CHIEF/SENIOR CHIEF/CHIEF BILLETS. COMMANDS WITH A DESIGNATED COLLATERAL DUTY COMMAND MASTER CHIEF, COMMAND SENIOR CHIEF, OR COMMAND CHIEF WILL WEAR THE APPROPRIATE COMMAND MASTER/SENIOR/CHIEF BADGE. THE POST-TOUR MINIATURE-SIZED INSIGNIA, IS ALSO AUTHORIZED FOR THESE MASTER CHIEFS, SENIOR CHIEFS, OR CHIEFS WHO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE A COLLATERAL DUTY ASSIGNMENT OF NO LESS THAN 12 MONTHS AND WERE DESIGNATED IN WRITING BY THE COMMANDING OFFICER OF THAT PARTICULAR COMMAND.

2. THE ABOVE UNIFORM CHANGES WILL BE INCORPORATED INTO A FORTHCOMING CHANGE TO REF B.

3. POC: CNOCM C. P. WEAVER AT (703) 614-4854.

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

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