Dress and Appearance AFI AFROTCI Fitness Program AFI AFROTCI J:\Student Organizations\AFROTC\Cadet Positions\Public Affairs Officer\Det If questions arise on how to properly wear the uniform and the regulations are. worn on Air Force dress uniform coats, i.e. formal, semi-formal, mess and as physically described in the Code of Federal Regulation, Title

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The jacket features ornate silver buttons, and is worn with the service member’s awarded medals in miniature afeotc, wings in miniature size, or other specialty insignia over the left breast, command insignia over sfrotc right breast for colonels and below if applicablesatin air force blue bow-tie for males or tab for females, and a satin air force blue cummerbund.

Archived from the original PDF on 20 October Air Force Reserve tartan was authorized and approved in[24] however, the previously used “Lady Jane” tartan was adopted from the Strathmore Woollen Company in Recolored silver-gray “hash marks” and Overseas Service Bars were worn on unoform uniform until A MC Service academies: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Inunit patches were eliminated for wear on the blue uniform except when worn on combat duty overseas and were completely eliminated by For officers, a dark-blue slip-on “soft rank” shoulder loop was created to slide over the epaulettes, with rank insignia consisting of embroidered metallic thread on a dark-blue background, while enlisted personnel continued to wear cloth rank insignia on the sleeves with the shoulder epaulettes unadorned.

Retrieved afrrotc September Wear of modified versions of the Air Force uniform is also authorized for the service’s civilian auxiliary, the Civil Air Patrolprovided its members adhere to military grooming and modified weight standards. The service dress uniform currently worn is a modification of the original regulatoins envisioned by former Chief of Staff of the Air ForceGeneral Merrill McPeakwhich featured no epaulets for any rank, and silver sleeve braid loops on the lower sleeves denoting officer rank see also: The black leather boots previously worn by flight crew and missile personnel with green flight suits were discontinued on November unkform all personnel now wear the same green suede boot with green flight suits as directed for the ABU.


Army Air Corps officers prior tocalled the ” Billy Mitchell heritage coat,” and another, resembling the U. Air Force seal to historically significant Hap Arnold wings.

Committees on Armed Services: This page was last edited on 19 Rregulationsat The typical headgear for all is a flight cap with medium density silver metallic thread piping. Proper wear of the U.

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Provisions are also included for authorized wear on certain occasions by honorably retired career members of the Air Force. Department of Defense Secretary: Tan short-sleeve cotton shirts and trousers for males, known as s, had replaced the original Shade Khaki uniform, and also continued in use until the early s, while females wore light-blue combinations.

New service dress prototypes pique interest. In the early s, a light-blue Shade short-sleeve shirt or blouse and Shade dark-blue trousers replaced these.

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Security Forces also wear the SF shield on the left breast pocket. Cadets afroyc the United States Air Force Academy are also authorized a unique, institutionally-authorized parade dress uniform consisting of blue-grey waistcoats worn with white trousers, and white peaked hats.

Specific Air Force Instructions address standardized wear that is identical for members of both the Active Component i.

Footwear in this modification consists of bloused, spider-laced, black boots. Battle Uniform available to deploying Airmen this spring.

Archived from the original on 28 September Until the early s, this uniform differed from the current version, previously consisting of separate mess jackets, a white mess jacket worn in spring and summer and a black mess jacket worn in fall and winter, combined with black trousers and ties for males and an options of a black cocktail length or black evening length skirt for females.


USAF Security Forces are authorized, at commander’s discretion to modify the standard service dress with the addition of the blue Security Refulations beret, white ascots with the USAF logo, and white cotton gloves. Coast Guard ergulations dress blue uniforms, as well as those of navies of nearly all other nations.

As with the U. Retrieved 10 Jun University of Illinois Press. The equestrian uniform is similar to service dress, but features white riding breeches in lieu of blue trousers.

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Archived from the original on 12 August Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: As with other United States military bands, drum-majors may replace the blue peaked hat with a bearskin helmet, and add a baldric with campaign ribbons. Archived from the original on 2 February Archived from the original on 29 September Air Force Academy cadets, college and university AFROTC cadets, and OTS officer trainees, wear slide-on cadet or officer trainee “soft rank” insignia on their shirts and hard “shoulder boards” similar to commissioned officer mess dress shoulder epaulette insignia on their service dress coats, again with cadet or officer trainee rank insignia appropriate to their specific commissioning program.

Retrieved 10 December In the case of this shirt, it would eventually be replaced by a Shade version which would continue in use until the early s, epaulets were unadorned, with officers wearing small rank insignia on the collar and enlisted personnel sewn-on cloth insignia on the sleeves.