Uniform policy update new grooming standards, joint identification badges, maternity uniform, and standardized prisoner uniforms.
Effective immediately, female sailors wearing a bun hairstyle with a Navy ball cap or command ball cap are authorized to wear the bin through the rear opening.
Effective immediately, (officer and enlisted) authorizes the wear of white pearl earrings 4-6 mm with Dress Uniforms and white diamond earrings 4-6 mm round cut with Dinner Dress Blue/White Jacket uniforms. Synthetic variants are acceptable.
Effective immediately, sailors assigned to Defense Health Agency (DHA) or Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) are authorized to wear the DHA/DPAA identification badge during the duration of their assignment only.
Effective 21JUN17, pregnant sailors who are not able to obtain a NWU I maternity uniform are authorized to purchase the NWU III maternity uniform.
Commencing July 2017, The directed wear of a standardized prisoner uniform will apply to all prisoners confined in Navy Shore Confinement Facilities, regardless of Service affiliation, enhancing correctional security and public safety. Pre-trial is chocolate brown. Post-trial is khaki variat of pre-trial uniform.