Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Air Force Officials standardize informal uniform
Air Force Officials standardize informal uniform
20
May '09
As a result of the 96th Air Force Uniform Board, a standardized informal uniform is now authorized for wear. The informal uniform will be mandatory for wear by all applicable Air Force personnel starting Jan. 1, 2011.

The Air Force Chief of Staff directed review of the informal uniform to help standardize it across all career fields currently authorized to wear it.

"Standardizing this uniform will help demonstrate the professionalism of the Airmen wearing it while providing functionality during distinctive duties, travel and special events," said Lt. Gen. Richard Newton, chief of staff for Air Force manpower, personnel and services.

The now-standardized informal uniform includes a dark blue, short or long-sleeved shirt with a "U.S. Air Force" logo on the front, upper left chest and a white functional identification monogram on the left sleeve above the elbow.

"The functional monograms are specific for those career fields currently authorized to wear an informal uniform," said Master Sgt. Danny Marks, the Air Force Personnel Center's dress and appearance manager.

"Examples of approved monograms include 'USAF Honor Guard,' 'USAF Band,' 'USAF Chaplain,' and 'Fitness Center Staff.' Enlisted aides will not have a functional monogram on their shirts," Sergeant Marks added.

Brushed silver name tags with rank and last name will be worn. Occupational badges are optional for wear. If worn, the badge should be centered a half inch above the name tag.

An undershirt will also be worn, and must be white with a V-neck collar.

Trousers will be pleated, khaki slacks without cuffs. Shorts are not authorized. A black belt with a silver clasp should be worn, as well.

Shoes will be plain, black business casual low quarters or plain black athletic shoes with black socks.

A dark blue watch cap or baseball cap with the logo, "USAF" may be worn outdoors only. Also, a dark blue jacket with a removable fleece liner and small "USAF" logo on the front upper left chest is authorized for wear.

Informal uniform items will be bought through the local purchase program.

Personal grooming and accessory standards must be within regulations while wearing the informal uniform.

United States Air Force


Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 22nd Jul 2017

Govt constitutes GST Feedback and Action Room

The Government of India has constituted a Feedback and Action Room...

Textiles | On 22nd Jul 2017

India’s cotton textile exports fell in FY17: Tamta

The overall export of cotton textiles from India declined in 2016-17...

Textiles | On 22nd Jul 2017

Stella McCartney, Bolt Threads partner for eco fashion

Fashion designer Stella McCartney has partnered with Bolt Threads for ...

Interviews View All

Giovanni Pizzamiglio, Paolo Crespi & Riccardo Robustelli
Epson, For.Tex & F.lli Robustelli

‘The percentage share of printing in the global textile market is pretty...

Jim Desai
Blaiva Fabricaa

Fashion industry likely to remain labour-intensive in coming years

Sachin Sharma
Gem Enviro Management Pvt Ltd

There are no significant differences between virgin yarn and PET recycled...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Nisha Chanda
Whistling Woods International School of Fashion

<div>A lack of upgraded courses in costume designing and fashion as per...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

July 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search



X