AFJROTC Uniform Regulation
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The hair should be neatly trimmed and tapered; the hair should not protrude below the front of the flight cap. Sideburns are permitted if they are trimmed in a horizontal line not extending past the lowest part of the ear opening and should not flare.
The hair should be neatly placed in a bun with no loose hairs and should not touch the collar. Hair can protrude below the front of the flight cap but must not touch the eyebrows. Hair should be styled in a way to permit the proper wear of the flight cap. Grooming aids must be complementary to the hair color and must not be used in an excessively large amount.
Flight Cap/Cover (Males)
The flight cap is worn slightly to the wearer's right with a vertical crease aligned to the nose. The flight cap (cover) will be worn whenever the cadet is outdoors or under arms in uniform. The cap will be up 1 to 1-1½ inches from the eyebrows. No hair will show in front of the cap.
Flight Cap/Cover (Females)
The flight cap is worn slightly to the wearer's right with a vertical crease aligned to the nose. The flight cap (cover) will be worn whenever the cadet is outdoors or under arms in uniform. The cap will be approximately 1 to 1½ inches above the eyebrows. Hair may show in front of the cap but must not touch the eyebrows.
The light blue, short sleeved shirt is worn tucked into the pants and must be clean, neat, and pressed, with one crease centered on each sleeve. Males have two front pockets while females do not. A white V-neck T-Shirt will be worn underneath and should not be showing.
Rank insignias are worn centered left to right, with the bottom corners of the stripes resting on top of, but not over the seams of the collars. Officer tabs are worn attached to the epaulet.
The blue neck tab would be worn around the neck, underneath the collar, with the middle centered with the gig line. The neck tab may only be worn when instructed.
Only the issued necktie may be work with the uniform, and it should hang 1 to 1½ inches above or below the belt buckle. The necktie may only be worn when instructed.
The shoes should be cleaned and highly shined, with the heels and welts blackened. Females may wear oxfords or pumps with the skirt, heels must not be higher than 2 ½ inches measured from the inside sole. All shoes must be plain black without ornaments such as silver buckles, bows and straps.
Belt & Buckle
Both males and females wear the blue belt with silver buckle. The silver tip of the belt extends beyond the buckle facing the wearer's left (males) or right (females), with no blue fabric showing.
The pants must be trim-fit, neat, clean, and pressed, and must be worn up on the hip bones to prevent bunching at the waist or bagging at the seat. The pants must rest on top of the shoe with a slight break in the crease, and the back of the pants should be 7/8 of an inch longer than the front while at the position of attention.
Skirts hang naturally over the hips with a slight flare, and skirt length will be no shorter than at the top of the kneecap or longer than the bottom of the kneecap.
When wearing a skirt, hose must be worn and must be in commercial sheer, nylon in a neutral, dark brown, black, off-black, or dark blue to compliment skin color.
Only one earring can be worn on each ear and they must be solid spheres of gold, silver, diamond, or pearl. Earrings must be worn on the earlobe and should not extend past the bottom of the earlobe. Males do not wear earrings.
No more than three rings may be worn at a time. Rings may not be worn on the thumbs, and they must not detract from the military image.
Only one bracelet and/or watch may be worn on either arm, and it cannot be wider than ½ inch. Colors must not detract from the military image.
Necklaces should not be visible on the uniform unless it is for religious purposes.
Name tag (Males)
Wear the blue name tag centered left to right and with the bottom edge on top of but not over the right breast pocket.
Name tag (Females)
Center the nametag on the right side, even with to 1 ½ inches higher or lower than the first exposed button parallel to the ground.
Must clean and neat, and should be worn in the order of precedence. Center ribbons on top of but not over the edge of the left pocket.
Must clean and neat, and should be worn in the order of precedence. Center ribbons on the left side parallel to the bottom of the nametag.
Ranks and Badges
All badges, insignia and nametag should be shined and properly positioned.
Only one shoulder cord may be worn at a time, and should be grounded to the upper seam of the left shoulder or attached to the button of the epaulet.
The socks should be solid and black in color and should not be visible at the position of attention.
The middle of the shirt, the side of the belt buckle, and the middle of the pants aligned together.
Irish Pennant (Rope) must be cut off.
Ribbons from different Branches Order of Precedence
The AFJROTC patch is placed on the left sleeve of the shirt and service coat.
The undershirt must be white, plain and "V-neck" only.
Drill Master/ Drill Expert Shoulder Tabs
The shoulder tabs are centered left to right placed approximately 1/2 to 1 inch below the left shoulder seam.
The windbreaker must be worn zipped up at least halfway up, and may not be worn with civilian clothing. The windbreaker will not be worn with the sleeves pushed toward the elbows.
The service coat should be neat, clean and should never be worn unbuttoned. The sleeves of the service coat should extend 1/4 of an inch from the heel of the thumb, and the bottom of the coat should be at the fingertips when standing at the position of attention. (Unisex regulation, but individual coats are different)