Navy Uniform Regulations
In dress uniform, civilian bags will be hand carried only.
All bags worn with the working uniform must conceal its contents and be either solid black or navy blue. No personal ornamentation.
No tattoos/body art/brands that are prejudicial to good order, discipline and morale or are of nature to bring discredit upon the Navy are prohibited.
Do not wear skirts or dress shoes aboard ship.
Do not wear corfam shoes for normal work aboard ship, only when immediately departing or returning to the ship. Same applies for V-Neck/Sleeveless shirts.
SOPA – Senior Officer Present Afloat
Hair cut for men – Hair above the ears and around the neck shall be tapered from the lower natural hairline upward at least ¾ inch and outward not greater than ¾ inch to blend with hairstyle. Hair shall be no longer than 4 inches and may not touch the ears, collar, extended below eyebrows when headgear is removed, show under front edge of headgear, or interfere with properly wearing military headgear. Bulk shall no proceed 2 inches. Color must look natural and compliment the individual. Sideburns shall not extend below a point level with the middle of the ear, shall be of even width (not flared) and shall end with a clean-shaven horizontal line.
Hair for women – The hair may touch, but not fall below a horizontal line level with the lower edge of the back of the collar. With jumper uniforms, hair may extend a maximum of 1-½ inches below the top of the jumper collar. Bulk shall not exceed 2 inches. A maximum of 2 small barrettes/combs/clips, similar to hair color, may be used un the hair. Hairnets shall not be worn. Hair ornaments shall not present a safety hazard.
Braids – Uniform dimension, small in diameter (approx. ¼ inch), and tightly interwoven to present a neat, professional, well groomed appearance.
Shaving and Mustaches (Men) – Shall be cleanly shaven unless the CO per authorizes waiver. Mustaches shall not extend below the lip line of the...