c. The fire resistant (FR) combat uniform in the Operation Enduring Freedom Camouflage Pattern (OEF-CP) may be worn until the wear out date of the UCP ACU. AR 25–30 for specific guidance. Suggested improvements. Users are invited to send comments and suggested improvements on DA Form. It’s Army Regulation (AR) and it’s a pretty big deal. Learn about the eight regulations that make boots Army compliant!.
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The combat uniform is authorized for year-round duty wear by Soldiers, when prescribed by the commander. Some combat uniforms are classified as utility uniforms, while others are designed for a specific function. See DA Pam —1 for uniforms currently classified as combat uniforms. Some versions of the combat uniform are not intended for wear as an all-purpose uniform. The combat uniform is designed to be worn under body armor. The fabric of the FR combat uniform is 65 percent flame resistant rayon, 25 percent para-aramid and 10 percent nylon.
The following insignia and accouterments are authorized for wear on the combat uniform: Foreign badges are not authorized for wear on the combat uniform. Pin-on badges are not authorized in a field or deployed environment.
AR 670-1: 3-2. Hair and Fingernail Standards and Grooming Policies
See paragraphs 4—8e and 22—16 for wear of combat and skill badges on the combat uniform. Soldiers may wear gloves with the combat uniform without the cold-weather outer garments for example, GoreTex jacket or field jacket. When the cold-weather coat or other authorized cold-weather outer garments are worn, Ae may wear the olive green scarf and gloves, but are not required to do so.
Soldiers may wear the hood of the cold-weather coat at their option. However, when the hood is not worn, Soldiers will tuck the hood into the jacket with the 67011-1 closed. The black or green fleece jacket extended cold weather clothing system ECWCS can be worn as zr outer garment when authorized by the commander. The silk weight cold-weather moisture-wicking undershirts are not authorized to be worn under the combat uniform coat in place of the sand, tanor foliage green undershirts. The silk weight cold-weather undershirts will be worn as undergarments only.
Such bags must comply with standards sr forth in AR —1, paragraph 3—7f, and paragraph 20—12 of this publication. Commanders may authorize use of a camouflage, black, or solid color in a similar color to match the shade of uniform personal hydration system only in the following situations: Soldiers will 601-1 wear hydration systems in a garrison environment unless the commander has authorized it for one of the situations described above.
Soldiers will not let the drinking tube hang from their mouths when the device is not in use. Soldiers are authorized to store headgear when it is not worn. Soldiers may store headgear in the cargo pockets. When stored, the headgear must be folded neatly and not present 67011-1 bulky appearance.
The following insignia are not authorized to be worn on the combat uniform: The standard combat uniform coat and trousers, both issued and available at military clothing stores, are pretreated with permethrin, which provides protection from disease-carrying insects. Female Soldiers who are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or nursing may be able to zr a temporary medical profile to 7601-1 non-permethrin treated combat uniforms, in accordance with the policies and procedures contained in AR 40— The following care instructions must be followed when caring for the combat uniform to maximize the service life and maintain optimum performance.
If worn, it must have the same general appearance and fit as prescribed for the ACU. The Army combat shirt is designed to provide flame protection for individual Soldiers, while maximizing breathability, moisture management, and comfort when worn as a system including interceptor body armor and FR combat uniform trousers or aircrew combat uniform trousers.
It will be worn tucked into the trousers.
It is designed to be worn next to the skin, without a t-shirt, in hot weather. This does not preclude wear of female undergarments or t-shirts currently approved for wear. This shirt will only be worn in a deployed or field environment, as approved by the commander. The right shoulder sleeve of the shirt is equipped with hook and loop for nametape and grade insignia. The left shoulder sleeve is equipped with hook and loop for the subdued U. The coat has hook-and-loop fasteners for wearing the U.
Army tape, and nametape. The coat has a zippered front closure, tilted chest pockets with hook-and-loop closure, hook-and-loop or button sleeve cuff closure which must be closed at all timesintegrated blouse bellows for increased upper body mobility, and shoulder pockets with hook-and-loop. The mandarin collar will be normally worn in the down position. Soldiers are authorized to wear the mandarin collar in the up position when wearing body armor or when weather conditions dictate the wear, as prescribed by the commander.
The coat is normally worn outside the trousers, and the trousers are worn with a belt. The coat may also be worn inside the trousers when directed by the commander that is, when wearing the outer tactical vest, mission oriented protective posture gear, and so forth. The tan undershirt is worn underneath 670-1 coat; it is tucked inside the trousers at all times. The 67011-1 will not extend below the top of the cargo pocket on the trousers and will 6701-11 be higher than the bottom of the opening of the side pocket on the trousers.
The elbow pouch with hook-and-loop closure for internal elbow pad inserts must be closed at all times. Permanent infrared feedback squares affixed to each shoulder for nighttime identification will be covered when insignia are not worn on the pocket flaps. Sleeves will be worn down at all times not rolled or cuffed. The sleeve cuffs on the combat uniform coat are not authorized to be rolled inside the coat.
Soldiers may sew on the U. Army tape, name tape, rank, and 7601-1 authorized badges as an option. Hook-and-loop fasteners for U. Army tape and name tape may be left on or removed when sewing on the uniform. If worn, badges must be all sewn on or all a on; Soldiers are not authorized to mix sew-on badges with pin-on badges. When personnel sew on badges, the following must also be sewn on the combat uniform coat: Army tape, and grade insignia.
If a nametape, U. Army tape or grade insignia is sewn on, then personnel must sew all three 67001-1 these items on the uniform coat. This requirement does not apply to the patrol cap. If Soldiers choose to sew on U. Army name tape, rank or authorized skill badges, it will be at their own expense. Soldiers are not authorized to wear pinned on badges in a field or deployed environment. Soldiers will wear the trousers tucked into the top of the boots or bloused using the draw strings at the bottom of the trousers or commercial blousing devices.
Personnel will not wrap the trouser leg around the leg tightly enough to present a pegged appearance or insert any items inside the trouser leg to create a round appearance at the bottom of the trouser leg.
When bloused, the trousers should not extend below the third eyelet from the top of the boot. The knee pouch with hook-and-loop closure for internal knee pad inserts and bellowed calf storage pocket with the hook-and-loop closure on the aar and right legs will be worn 67011- at all times.
The black beret is not the standard headgear for wear with the combat uniform. Army Sergeants Major Academy. Those in CMF 18 who are filling a drill sergeant position will continue to wear the drill sergeant hat while assigned to a valid drill sergeant position and actively training Soldiers.
Soldiers awarded the Special Forces tab, but not branched Special Forces, will only wear the green beret while assigned to a Special Forces unit or position. Special Forces personnel will wear the approved flash of the unit to which they are assigned. Special Forces personnel who are assigned to an organization without an approved flash will wear the generic Special Forces flash the flash approved for personnel assigned to Special Forces positions but not assigned to Special Forces units.
All personnel assigned to Airborne units whose primary missions are Airborne operations wear the maroon beret.
AR Chapter 4: Combat Uniform Ensemble –
The Airborne designation for a unit is found in the unit modification table of organization and equipment. Other Soldiers authorized to wear the maroon beret are indicated below. Aar will wear the approved flash of the unit to which they are assigned.
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 materials is draped over to the right ear, extending to at least the top of the ear, and no lower than 6071-1 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 intended shape of the beret.
Paragraph 4—7e, below, addresses wearing headgear insignia.
Figure 4—3 shows wear of the beret. The beret is equipped with a stiffener on the left front for attaching organizational flashes and insignia. The foliage green micro fleece cap or the black fleece cap is worn with the physical fitness uniform or combat uniform in field environments when the Army combat helmet is not worn, on work details, or in other environments where wearing the patrol cap is impractical, as determined by the commander.
Personnel wear the fleece cap pulled down snugly on the head. In order to wear the cap properly, the bottom edge all of the cap may be folded, but not rolled. Installation commanders will determine temperature, wind chill, and extended duty time warranting wear of the cap in nonfield, nondeployed environments.
The wear-out date of the foliage green micro fleece cap is 30 September The mandatory possession date for the black fleece cap is 1 October The sun hat is worn with the combat uniform in field environments when the advanced combat helmet is not worn, on work details, or in other environments where wearing the patrol cap is impractical, as determined by the commander. Personnel wear the sun hat straight on the head so that the web band creates a straight line around the head, parallel to the ground.
The sun hat will fit comfortably around the largest part of the head without distortion or excessive gaps. The sun hat is worn so that no hair is visible on the forehead beneath the hat. The draw string on the sun hat can be worn under the chin, around the back of the head and neck, or tucked inside. The draw string will not be worn over the top of the sun hat. The sun hat will not be worn rolled, formed, shaped, blocked, or with an upturned brim.
Sewn-on or pinned-on rank is worn on the sun hat.