Male Uniform Regulations

Khaki Uniform

Khaki Uniform

The vertical axis of the rank/rate insignia and the vertical axis of the JROTC bar insignia is positioned along an imaginary line bisecting the angle of the collar point. The center of each insignia is 1 and 7/8ths of an inch from the collar point. Service designation stars are worn 1/4-inch above the top row of ribbons. One star is centered, and multiple stars are 1/4-inch apart. Ribbons and name tag are worn parallel to the top of the shirt pocket, 1/4-inch above and centered on the pocket button hole.

Service Dress Coat Uniform

Service Dress Coat Uniform

The vertical axis of the rank/rate insignia and the vertical axis of the JROTC bar insignia is positioned along an imaginary line bisecting the angle of the collar point. The center of each insignia is 1 and 7/8ths of an inch from the collar point. Service designation stars are worn 1/4-inch above the top row of ribbons. One star is centered, and multiple stars are 1/4-inch apart. Ribbons and name tag are worn parallel to the top of the shirt pocket, 1/4-inch above and centered on the pocket button hole.

Male and Female Covers

Male and Female Covers

Garrison Cap

The blue garrison cap is worn with the Service uniform. The small fouled anchor is worn on the garrison cap. The anchor is worn on the wearer’s left side of the cap. The center of the anchor is bisected by a vertical line 2 inches from the fore crease of the garrison cap, and a horizontal line 1 and 1/2-inches from the bottom edge of the cap.

Only officers and chiefs wear the rank/rate insignia on the garrison cap. It is worn on the wearer’s right side. The center of the rank/rate insignia is bisected by a vertical line 2 inches from the fore crease of the garrison cap, and a horizontal line 1 and 1/2-inches from the bottom edge of the cap

Image 1 of cap

Image 2 of cap

The large fouled anchor is worn on the combination cap. Cadet chief petty officers wear a black chin strap on the cap.cadet officers wear a gold chin strap.

Female Uniform Regulations

Khaki Uniform

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The vertical axis of the rank/rate insignia and the vertical axis of the JROTC bar insignia is positioned along an imaginary line bisecting the angle of the collar point. The center of each insignia is 1 and 7/8ths of an inch from the collar point. Service designation stars are worn 1/4-inch above the top row of ribbons. One star is centered, and multiple stars are 1/4-inch apart. Placement of ribbons shall be six and one quarter inches down from the intersection of the front seam and shoulder seam and centered over the front seam. Nametags shall be placed in the same manner on the right side of the overblouse.

Service Dress Coat Uniform

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The JROTC bar and rank/rate insignias for the female’s Service Dress Blue coat are positioned on the rounded end of the coat collar as shown above. The vertical axis of each insignia is parallel to, and centered between, the outer rounded edges of the collar. The insignias are fixed in an upright position with the center of the insignias 1 inch from the semicircular bottom edge of the collar. The JROTC bar insignia is worn on the wearer’s left side; the rank/rate insignia is worn on the wearer’s right side. Name tag and ribbons are parallel to the top of the coat pocket, 1/4-inch above and centered on the coat pocket. Service designation stars are worn 1/4-inch above the top row of ribbons. One star is centered, and multiple stars are 1/4-inch apart.

Additional Uniform Information

Shoes:

  • Shoes shall be Navy-style plain black laced leather oxfords. Shoes shall be laced inside out through all eyelets, and shall be well shined. Plain black dress pumps are authorized for wear as an optional item with the service dress uniform for female cadets enrolled only in naval science two and above.

Socks:

  • Uniform socks shall be black plain knit or rib knit socks.

    ¬ Hosiery: (Females ONLY)

    • Hosiery shall be made of nylon, and similar in color to the tone of your skin. When slacks are worn, black plain knit or rib knit socks will be worn in lieu of hosiery.

Shirt Stays: (Optional)

  • Shirt stays are authorized as an optional item with all Navy JROTC uniforms. Shirt stays can be issued to cadets but can be puchased at low prices from the Army- Navy Store. Many styles are available and each are worn differently. Basic styles are cliped to the bottom (tucked-in) portion of the uniform shirt and then clipped to the tops of dress socks or wrapped around the bottoms of cadets feet underneath socks keeping the shirt tightly tucked in.

Undershirts:

  • Plain white crew neck only tee shirts shall be worn with all uniforms.

Trousers:

  • Trousers should be pressed, well-fitted, proper length, and have no lint or stains visible. IPs will be non-existent on trousers at all times.

  • Skirts: (Females ONLY)

    • Females are authorized to wear the blue skirt uniform skirt. Skirts must be hemmed to within 1 and 1/2-inches above or below the crease in the back of the knee.
  • IPs

    • IPs are small strands of thread within or on the uniform. IPs are not tolerated, so checked for them upon wearing any uniform.

Belt:

  • Belts shall will be with matching uniform at all times. No IPs will be tolerated on the belt material.

Shirt:

  • Uniform shirts shall be pressed with a properly placed NJROTC patch. Uniform shirt will have no buttons with IPs, nor holes in the collar from a misplaced insignia. View the Navy JROTC Uniforms listed on the top of this page for measurements on the uniform shirts.

NJROTC Patch:

  • The NJROTC patch lays one inch below the wearers left shoulder seam.

Aiguillette:

  • The aiguillette is worn on the wearers right arm. Currently there are two aiguillettes earnable in the program. The first is the silver aiguillette, which is awarded upon completion of leadership academy. The second is the maroon aiguillette which is awarded to members who successfully are involved with a drill team.

Updated on by Michael Phillips