NAVADMIN 75/11 – Uniform Board Update

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R 032100Z MAR 11

FM CNO WASHINGTON DC
TO AL NAVADMIN

NAVADMIN 075/11

MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/MAR//

SUBJ/UNIFORM BOARD UPDATE//

REF/A/MSG/NAVADMIN 070/11/021717ZMAR 11// REF/B/DOC/NAVPERS 15665I/01JAN03//
NARR/REF A IS NAVADMIN 070/11 ANNOUNCING UNIFORM POLICY CHANGES. REF B IS U.S.
NAVY UNIFORM REGULATIONS//

RMKS/1. THIS MESSAGE MODIFIES REF A AS IT PERTAINS TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF AUTHORIZED USE OF PORTABLE COMMUNICATION DEVICES WHILE IN UNIFORM AND THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF WEAR OF THE KHAKI OVERBLOUSE FOR FEMALE OFFICERS AND CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS (CPOS) AND CLARIFIES THE APPROVAL AUTHORITY FOR WEAR OF FLIGHT SUITS AT DESIGNATED EVENTS CELEBRATING THE CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY OF NAVAL AVIATION.
A. USE OF PORTABLE COMMUNICATION DEVICES. EFFECTIVE 25 MARCH 2011, COMMUNICATION DEVICES (E.G. CELL PHONES, BLACKBERRIES, PAGERS, ETC.) ARE AUTHORIZED FOR USE AND WEAR WHILE IN UNIFORM (TO INCLUDE WALKING) IN THE MANNER PRESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
(1) COMMUNICATION DEVICES SHALL BE CONSERVATIVE IN COLOR AND DESIGN AND SHALL NOT DISTRACT FROM THE APPEARANCE OF THE UNIFORM.
(2) ONLY ONE COMMUNICATION DEVICE IS AUTHORIZED FOR WEAR AND CAN ONLY BE WORN ON THE BELT OF WORKING AND SERVICE UNIFORM SAFT OF THE ELBOW.
(3) WEARING OF COMMUNICATION DEVICES ON SERVICE DRESS UNIFORMS IS NOT AUTHORIZED.
(4) COMMUNICATION DEVICES WILL NOT BE VISIBLE FROM THE FRONT AND WORN IN SUCH A MANNER AS TO IMPEDE THE NORMAL WEAR AND APPEARANCE OF THE UNIFORM (E .G. SAGGING, BUNCHING, BULGING, PROTRUDING ETC.).
(5) WHENEVER THERE IS A CONCERN FOR OPERATIONAL SECURITY, THE AUTHORIZED USE OF COMMUNICATION DEVICES SHALL BE AT THE COMMANDING OFFICER’S DISCRETION .

(6) THE USE OF PORTABLE COMMUNICATION DEVICES SHALL NOT INTERFERE WITH THE RENDERING OF MILITARY COURTESIES AND HONORS NOR VIOLATE LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS.

(7) WHEN NOT BEING WORN ON THE UNIFORM AND IN USE, COMMUNICATION DEVICES WILL BE PLACED AT THE SIDE OF THE LEG AND IN THE APPROPRIATE HAND WHEN RENDERING SALUTES, GREETINGS AND OTHER MILITARY COURTESIES/HONORS.
(8) THE USE OF AN EARPIECE, BLUE TOOTH TECHNOLOGY, HEADSETS OR HANDS-FREE DEVICE
WHILE IN UNIFORM INDOORS OR OUTDOORS IS PROHIBITED UNLESS PACIFICALLY
AUTHORIZED FOR THE EXECUTION OF OFFICIAL DUTIES (E.G. NSW, SECURITY PERSONNEL,
DETAILERS, ETC.).
(9) THE USE OF BLUE TOOTH TECHNOLOGY, HEADSETS AND OTHER HANDS-FREE DEVICES ARE ONLY ALLOWED IN UNIFORM IN A VEHICLE WHEN AUTHORIZED BY LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL LAW. REGIONAL COMMANDERS MAY FURTHER RESTRICT ON BASE USE OF HANDS-FREE DEVICES.

B. KHAKI OVERBLOUSE FOR FEMALE OFFICERS AND CPOS. EFFECTIVE 25 MARCH 2011, FEMALE OFFICERS AND CPOS ARE AUTHORIZED TO WEAR THE POLY /WOOL KHAKI OVERBLOUSE AS AN OPTIONAL SERVICE KHAKI UNIFORM COMPONENT IN THE MANNER PRESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
(1) THE POLY/WOOL OVERBLOUSE IS AUTHORIZED FOR WEAR WITH POLY/WOOL SERVICE KHAKI SLACKS OR SKIRTS ONLY.
(2) THE OVERBLOUSE SHALL BE WORN OUTSIDE THE SLACKS OR SKIRT AND SHALL HANG COMFORTABLY OVER THE HIPS AND CHEST WITHOUT PULLING OPEN.
(3) WHEN WORN WITH THE BLACK RELAX FIT JACKET OR V -NECK SWEATER, THE OVERBLOUSE WILL BE TUCKED SO THAT THE BOTTOM OF THE BLOUSE WILL NOT PROTRUDE BEYOND THE BOTTOM OF THE JACKET OR SWEATER.
(4) THE LENGTH OF THE OVERBLOUSE SHALL BE LONG ENOUGH TO FALL APPROXIMATELY ONE INCH ABOVE THE BOTTOM OF THE SIDE POCKET OPENING. ALL BUTTONS SHALL BE FASTENED.
(5) ALL RIBBONS, WARFARE DEVICES, ID BADGES AND NAMETAGS SHALL BE WORN AS PRESCRIBED FOR THE SUMMER WHITE UNIFORM WITH THE EXCEPTION OF PLACEMENT OF RIBBONS AND NAMETAGS. PLACEMENT OF RIBBONS SHALL BE SIX AND ONE QUARTER INCHES DOWN FROM THE INTERSECTION OF THE FRONT SEAM AND SHOULDER SEAM AND CENTERED OVER THE FRONT SEAM.
(6) NAMETAGS SHALL BE PLACED IN THE SAME MANNER ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE OVERBLOUSE.
(7) THE OVERBLOUSE WILL BE PURCHASED AT THE INDIVIDUAL’S EXPENSE AND WILL NOT BE PRESCRIBABLE.
(8) THE KHAKI OVERBLOUSE IS NOT AUTHORIZED FOR WEAR WITH THE 100% POLYESTER (CNT) SLACKS OR SKIRT. THE OVERBLOUSE IS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE VIA THE NAVY EXCHANGE UNIFORM CENTER, THE NEX UNIFORM WEBSITE AT HTTPS://WWW.NEXNET.NEXWEB.ORG/  OR CALL CENTER
AT 1-800-368-4088.
C. CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY OF NAVAL AVIATION. THE CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATION S HAS APPROVED THE WEARING OF FLIGHT SUITS AT DESIGNATED AVIATION CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION EVENTS DURING CALENDAR YEAR 2011. VICE CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS IS THE APPROVAL AUTHORITY FOR WEARING OF FLIGHT SUITS AT DESIGNATED EVENTS. COMMANDER NAVAL AIR FORCES WILL SUBMIT QUARTERLY REQUESTS TO VICE CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS VIA COMMANDER, U.S. FLEET FORCES COMMAND FOR RECOMMENDED EVENTS FOR FLIGHT SUIT WEAR. COMMANDER, NAVAL AIR FORCES WILL PROVIDE FURTHER DETAILS AND GUIDANCE OF AUTHORIZED EVENTS AND FLIGHT SUIT MANNER OF WEAR TO DESIGNATED NAVY ORGANIZATIONS VIA SEPARATE CORRESPONDENCE.

2. FILE THIS NAVADMIN UNTIL REVISIONS ARE INCORPORATED INTO THE BUPERS DIRECTIVE CD-ROM CHANGE CONTAINING REF A.

3. POINTS OF CONTACT:
– POLICY CHANGES: MR. ROBERT B. CARROLL, HEAD, NAVY UNIFORM MATTERS OFFICE, AT ROBERT.B.CARROLL(AT)NAVY.MIL, CMDCM(AW) JERRY FEATHERSTONE, NAVY UNIFORM
MATTERS, AT (703) 695-3977/DSN 224, OR EMAIL AT JERRY.FEATHERSTONE(AT)NAVY.MIL AND PSC(SW/AW)SHAWN LAFFERTY, NAVY UNIFORM MATTERS, AT (703) 614-5075.

4. RELEASED BY VADM MARK FERGUSON, N1.// BT

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Time May 4, 2013 at 3:08 am

how big is the cell phone permitted to be?

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