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What Army Regulation covers the wear and appearance of the military uniform?
AR 670-1
Why is the flag worn on the right shoulder of the Utility Uniform?
The flag is worn on the right shoulder to give the effect of the flag flying in the breeze as the wearer moves forward.
Why are all Soldiers in the U.S. Army now authorized to wear the Reverse-Side Full-Color U.S. Flag Cloth Replica upon gaining permission from their commander?
The Nation is at war and will be for the foreseeable future. As an expeditionary Army, our Soldiers' commitment to fight and win our Nation's War, at home and abroad, is best exemplified by permanently wearing the U.S. Flag insignia on the utility uniforms
What AR covers the issue and sale of personal clothing?
AR 700-84
When is the only time that commercially designed protective headgear is authorized for wear with uniform?
When operating motorcycles, bicycles or like vehicles but once the travel is complete protective headgear must be removed and army headgear donned
When must Identification Tags be worn?
When directed by the commander, engaged in field training, in an aircraft, or OCONUS
What does "ECWCS" stand for?
Extended Cold Weather Clothing System
What are the ranks that shoulder boards come in?
Corporal through SGM of the Army and also the Officer Ranks.
What is a CVC uniform?
Combat Vehicle Crewman's Uniform (Tanker's Uniform)
Exposed pens in pockets are allowed on which uniforms?
Hospital duty Uniforms
Food Service Uniforms
Flight uniforms
CVC Uniforms
How is the beret properly worn?
The beret is worn so that the headband (edge binding) is straight across the forehead, 1 inch above the eyebrows. The flash is positioned over the left eye, and the excess material is draped over to the right ear, extending to at least the top of the ear, and no lower than the middle of the ear. Personnel will cut off the ends of the adjusting ribbon and secure the ribbon knot inside the edge binding at the back of the beret. When worn properly, the beret is formed to the shape of the head; therefore, soldiers may not wear hairstyles that cause distortion of the beret.
Who is authorized to wear insignia of branch on the Patrol cap?
Chaplains
When is the wear of Army uniforms prohibited?
In connection with the furtherance of any political or commercial interests, or when engaged in off-duty civilian employment.

When participating in public speeches, interviews, picket lines, marches, rallies, or public demonstrations, except as authorized by competent authority.

When attending any meeting or event that is a function of, or is sponsored by, an extremist organization.

When wearing the uniform would bring discredit upon the Army.

When specifically prohibited by Army regulations
Soldiers will wear headgear with the Army uniform except under which circumstances?
Headgear is not required if it would interfere with the safe operation of military vehicles.

The wear of military headgear is not required while in or on a privately owned vehicle (to include a motorcycle, bicycle, or convertible automobile), a commercial vehicle, or on public conveyance (such as a subway, train, plane, or bus).

Soldiers will not wear headgear indoors unless under arms in an official capacity, or when directed by the commander, such as for indoor ceremonial activities.

Male and female soldiers are not required to wear headgear to evening social events (after Retreat) when wearing the Army blue and white uniforms, the enlisted green dress uniform, the Army green maternity dress uniform (females only), or the mess and evening mess uniforms.
How will service ribbons be worn on the male Class A uniform?
The ribbons centered 1⁄8 inch above the left breast pocket. Ribbon mounts will remain centered above the pocket even if the top ribbon row is offset
How will service ribbons be worn on the female Class A uniform?
The ribbons centered on the left side, with the bottom row positioned parallel to the bottom edge of the nameplate. Females may adjust the placement of the ribbons to conform to individual body-shape differences
Where are unit awards worn on the male Class A uniform?
Emblems with or without frames are worn centered with the bottom edge of the emblem 1/8 above the right breast pocket flag
Where are unit awards worn on the female Class A uniform?
Emblems with or without frames are worn centered on the right side of the uniform, with the bottom edge 1⁄2 inch above the top edge of the nameplate
What are the dimensions of the dress uniform nameplate?
1 x 3 x 1/16 of an inch
How are marksmanship badges worn on the male Class A uniform?
Marksmanship badges are worn on the upper portion of the left breast pocket flap, or on the lower portion of the pocket flap, if special skill badges are worn
How are marksmanship badges worn on the female Class A uniform?
Marksmanship badges are worn on the left side, 1⁄4 inch below the bottom ribbon row, or in a similar location if ribbons are not worn. Personnel may adjust the placement of badges to conform to individual body-shape differences
Which direction does the belt tab on the army belt extend to on the male Class A uniform?
The wearers left
Which direction does the belt tab on the army belt extend to on the female Class A uniform?
The wearers right
How many marksmanship badges are authorized for wear at one time on the Class A Uniform?
No more than 3
What is the maximum number of clasps that can be attached to each marksmanship badge?
No more than 3
How are service ribbons worn on the male Class A uniform?
The ribbons centered 1⁄8 inch above the left breast pocket. Ribbon mounts will remain centered above the pocket even if the top ribbon row is offset
How are service ribbons worn on the female Class A uniform?
The ribbons centered on the left side, with the bottom row positioned parallel to the bottom edge of the nameplate. Females may adjust the placement of the ribbons to conform to individual body-shape differences
How is the Regimental Distinctive Insignia (RDI) worn on the male Class A Uniform?
The RDI centered 1⁄8 inch above the top of the pocket flap, or 1⁄4 inch above any unit awards or foreign badges that are worn. When the coat lapel obscures the insignia, soldiers may wear the RDI aligned to the right edge of unit awards or the nameplate.
How is the Regimental Distinctive Insignia (RDI) worn on the female Class A Uniform?
The RDI centered 1⁄2 inch above the nameplate, or 1⁄4 inch above any unit awards or foreign badges that are worn. When the coat lapel obscures the RDI, soldiers may wear the RDI aligned to the right edge of unit awards or the nameplate.
How is the branch insignia worn on the male Enlisted Class A uniform?
Enlisted males wear their branch insignia centered on the left collar, with the bottom of the disk approximately 1 inch above the notch, with the centerline of the insignia parallel to the inside edge of the lapel
How is the branch insignia worn on the female Enlisted Class A uniform?
Enlisted females wear their branch insignia on the left collar. The insignia is worn so the bottom of the disk is centered between the outside point and inside edge of the collar, approximately 5⁄8 inch up from the notch, with the centerline of the branch insignia parallel to the inside edge of the lapel.
How is the U.S. insignia disk worn on the male Class A uniform?
The bottom of the U.S. insignia disk is placed approximately 1 inch above the notch, centered on the right collar, with the centerline of the insignia parallel to the inside edge of the lapel
How is the U.S. insignia disk worn on the female Class A uniform?
the bottom of the U.S. insignia disk is centered on the right collar, approximately 5⁄8 inch up from the collar and lapel seam, with the centerline of the insignia parallel to the inside edge of the lapel
How are service stripes placed on the Class A uniform?
The service stripes are worn centered on the outside bottom half of the left sleeve on the Army green uniform coat. The service stripe is placed at an angle of 45 degrees with the lower end toward the inside seam of the sleeve, and it is placed 4 inches from the bottom of the sleeve. For each additional period of 3 years honorable service, another service stripe is added above and parallel to the first stripe, with a 1/16-inch space between stripes
One service stripe represents how many years
3