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Marines

UNIFORM REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Requirements.  Per the Marine Corps Uniform Regulations, the following information applies.  Enlisted Marines on active duty (includes AR personnel) or extended active duty are required to possess the following minium articles of individual uniform clothing.  Mandatory Possession Date listed is 1 Oct 07, unless otherwise noted. 

 

Qty Article Notes

2

BAG, DUFFEL: w/carring strap

1

1

BELT COAT,  MAN'S: cotton, white

 

1

BELT, REFLECIVE, SAFETY

 

2

BELT, TROUSERS:  web, khaki, w/gold plated tab

2

1

BOOTS, MARINE CORPS COMBAT:  hot weather (HW), pr  

1

BOOTS, MARINE CORPS COMBAT:  temperate weather (TW), pr  

1

BUCKLE:  f/belt gold plated (coat)  

2

BUCKLE:  f/belt, web, khaki

2

1

CAP, COMBAT UTILITY:  field, desert MARPAT w/embroidered emblem  

1

CAP, COMBAT UTILITY:  field, woodland MARPAT w/embroidered emblem  

1

CAP, COMBAT UTILITY:  garrison, desert MARPAT w/embroidered emblem  

1

CAP, COMBAT UTILITY:  garrison, woodland MARPAT w/embroidered emblem  

1

CAP, GARRISON,  MAN'S:  all-season polyester/wool gabardine, green

3

1

CLASP, NECKTIE  

2

COAT, COMBAT UTILITY:  desert MARPAT w/embroidered emblem and embroidered desert MARPAT name and service tape (w/Permethrin)  

2

COAT, COMBAT UTILITY:   woodland MARPAT w/embroidered emblem and embroidered woodland MARPAT name and service tap (w/Permethrin)  

1

COAT, MAN'S:  all-season polyester/wool gabardine, green, w/belt

4

1

COAT, MAN'S:  all-weather (USMC or DOD)  

1

COAT, MAN'S: DRESS BLUE

9

1

CROWN, SERVICE CAP:  all-season polyester/wool gabardine, green

3

1

CROWN, SERVICE CAP:  white

9

1

FRAME, SERVICE CAP  

1

GLOVES,   DRESS:  black

8

1

GLOVES,   MEN'S:   white

9

2

BUTTON,  blk, metal  

1

INSIGNIA,  BRANCH OF SERVICE:  collar, blk, pair  

1

INSIGNIA,  BRANCH OF SERVICE:  cap, gold

9

1

INSIGNIA,  BRANCH OF SERVICE:  cap, blk  

1

INSIGNIA,  BRANCH OF SERVICE:  collar, gold, pair

9

1

INSIGNIA,  BRANCH OF SERVICE:  garrison cap  

1

INSIGNIA,  BUTTON:  service cap, black, screwpost  

1

JACKET,  ATHLETIC

2

NECKTIE:  khaki  

1

PANTS, ATHLETIC  

3

SHIRT, MAN'S:  polyester/wool, khaki, long-sleeve  

3

SHIRT  MAN'S:  polyester/wool, khaki, quarter-length-sleeve  

1

SHOES, DRESS:  black, pr

4

3

SOCKS:  dress, black, pr

5

6

SOCKS: boot, black, green, or coyte brown, pr

6

1

SWEAT PANTS:  green w/insignia  

1

SWEAT SHIRT:  green w/insignia  

1

SWEATER:  pull-over, olive drab w/epaulettes  

2

TROUSERS,   COMBAT UTILITY:  desert MARPAT w/embroidered desert MARPAT name tap (w/Permethrin)  

2

TROUSERS,   COMBAT UTILITY:  woodland MARPAT w/embroidered  woodland MARPAT name tape (w/Permethrin)  

2

TROUSERS,  MAN'S:   all-season polyester/wool gabardine, green, pr

3

1

TROUSERS,  MENS, BLUE

9

1

TRUNKS,   GENERAL PURPOSE:  nylon, olive drap, pr

7

3

UNDERSHIRT:   cotton, green  

3

UNDERSHIRT:   synthetic, olive, drab  

1

WAISTPLATE:   insignia (NCO's only)

10

1

WAISTPLATE:   inignia  (SNCO's only)

10

Notes:

1.   Required by Marines who entered the Marine Corps on or after 1 Oct 01.  Mandatory possession date is 1 Oct 09 for Mariines who enter the Marine Corps prior to 1 Oct 01.

2.   The minimum requirement will decrease to  (1)  belt when the Marine becomes qualified to wear the martial arts belt.  The martial arts belt will then become the required bet of the utility uniform (quantity 1).

3.   The polyester/wool tropical (summer weight)  green uniform meets minimum requirements until it becomes unserviecable.  However, the polyester/wook tropical green uniform is no longer authorized for purchase and mixing of fabrics is not authorized.

4.   Poromeric (synthetic leather) dress shoes or standard issue leather dress shoes satisfy minimum requrements.

5.   Any solid black dress sock, free of any design features; i.e.  logos or embossed symbols, satifies minium requirements.

6.   Black, green or coyote brown socks may be worn and will meet the minimum requirement.

7.   Olive drab trunks of any material satisfy minimum requirements.

8.   All leather black gloves or unisex gloves with a Marine Corps approval identification number will meet the minium requirement requirement.

9.   Required by Marines who were issued the Dress Blue uniform items on or after 1 Oct 07.  Mandatory possession date for Marines who did not recieve the Dress Blue uniform items during recruit training is 1 Oct 11.

10.  Mandatory possession date is 1 Oct 10.   

11.  You will need a dress suit upon arrival to Drill Instructor School for professional dinner.