Army Regulation : Uniform And Insignia Essays
Uniform and Insignia
SPC. Dean Beavers
Since the founding of the United States Army, soldiers have to follow and obey the guidelines throughout their service within in the military such as hairstyle, discipline, regulations, and in this paper, wear and appearance. Wear and Appearance of Army Uniforms and Insignia is in the AR 670-1 Department of the Army’s policy for proper wear and appearance of Army uniforms and insignia, as worn by officers and enlisted for Active, Reserve, and former Soldiers. It covers all of the branches of the Army and it applies to the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps and the Corps of Cadets, United States Military Academy. It does not apply former and current Chief of Staff of the Army.
Violation of the requirements in the AR 670-1 by soldiers may result in adverse administrative and/or charges in the Uniform Code of Military Justice. There are twenty-two chapters in the document. Soldiers that are purchasing uniforms, uniform items, heraldic items, etc... from establishments other than the MCS must ensure that the items are authorized for wear and that they conform to appropriate military specifications. Soldiers will present a professional image at all times and will continue to set the example in military presence, both on and off duty. Pride in appearance. Wearing or not wearing certain parts of uniforms that are not in regulation is in violation of the Uniform and Appearance part of the AR 670-1. Pride and…