MARINE CORPS UNIFORM TERMINOLOGY

Welcome to the Marine Corps Terminology Page. 

Cadets must learn the Marine Corps Terminology as a basics for being a Pride Bn Cadet.

DIGITAL MARPAT UNIFORM:   DIGITAL MARINE PATTERN UNIFORM

Camo: Marine Pattern; (Desert)

MarPat(Woodland)

Trousers: Six-pocket

Blouse: Four-pocket

Boots: Brown leather/nylon

Cover: Eight-point cover, boonie

Material: Fire-Resistant Nylon blend

Cleaning:  Washer – regular soap – hang up to dry

 

Special Instructions:  

a. Male Cadets: are not authorized to wear earrings with any uniforms.

b. Female Cadets: Earrings will not be worn with the Digital MARPAT -utility uniform, or while participating in a parade, ceremony, or other similar military functions.

PROPER WEAR OF THE DIGITAL MARPAT UNIFORM

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1. DIGITAL MARPAT BLOUSE:   DIGITAL MARINE PATTERN BLOUSE 

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2. DIGITAL MARPAT TROUSERS:  DIGITAL MARINE PATTERN TROUSERS

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3. DIGITAL MARPAT COVER:   DIGITAL MARINE PATTERN COVER

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4. MARINE CORPS COMBAT BOOTS HOT WEATHER:

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5. DRESS BLUE ALPHA UNIFORM:

A. BLACK FRAME COVER WITH WHITE FRAME CROWN

B.  DRESS BLUE BLOUSE – WHITE GLOVES

C. DRESS BLUE TROUSERS

D. DRESS SHOES (BLACK) – BLACK SOCKS

E. KHAKI BELT

F.  MEDALS AND RIBBONS

G. Cleaning:  All items dry cleaned in a Cleaners business

 

Special Instructions:  

a. Male Cadets: are not authorized to wear earrings with any uniforms.

b. Female Cadets: Small, polished, yellow gold color, ball, or round stud earrings (post, screw-on, or clip), not to exceed 6 millimeters (about 1/4 inch) in diameter, may be worn with the service, blue dress, and blue-white dress.

 

c. Female Cadets: Small white pearl or pearl-like earrings (post, screw-on, or clip), not to exceed 6 millimeters (about 1/4 inch) in diameter, may be worn with evening dress uniforms and with the blue dress “A” and blue-white dress “A” uniforms when worn for social events. 

 

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6. DRESS BLUE BRAVO: 

A. BLACK FRAME COVER WITH WHITE CROWN

B.  DRESS BLUE BLOUSE – WHITE GLOVES

C. DRESS BLUE TROUSERS

D. DRESS SHOES (BLACK) – BLACK SOCKS

E. KHAKI BELT

F.  RIBBONS AND BADGES

G. Cleaning:  All items dry cleaned in a Cleaners business.

 

Special Instructions:  

a. Male Cadets: are not authorized to wear earrings with any uniforms.

b. Female Cadets: Small, polished, yellow gold color, ball, or round stud earrings (post, screw-on, or clip), not to exceed 6 millimeters (about 1/4 inch) in diameter, may be worn with the service, blue dress, and blue-white dress.

 

c. Female Cadets: Small white pearl or pearl-like earrings (post, screw-on, or clip), not to exceed 6 millimeters (about 1/4 inch) in diameter, may be worn with evening dress uniforms and with the blue dress “A” and blue-white dress “A” uniforms when worn for social events. 

 

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7. DRESS BLUE CHARLIE: 

A.BLACK FRAME COVER WITH WHITE CROWN

B.  LONG SLEEVE KHAKI SHIRT-TIE-TIE CLASP – BLUE TAB FOR LADIES

C. DRESS BLUE TROUSERS

D. DRESS SHOES (BLACK) – BLACK SOCKS

E. KHAKI BELT – NO BELT FOR LADIES

F.  RIBBONS – BADGES OPTIONAL

G. Cleaning:  All items dry cleaned in a Cleaners business

 

Special Instructions:  

a. Male Cadets: are not authorized to wear earrings with any uniforms.

b. Female Cadets: Small, polished, yellow gold color, ball, or round stud earrings (post, screw-on, or clip), not to exceed 6 millimeters (about 1/4 inch) in diameter, may be worn with the service, blue dress, and blue-white dress.

 

c. Female Cadets: Small white pearl or pearl-like earrings (post, screw-on, or clip), not to exceed 6 millimeters (about 1/4 inch) in diameter, may be worn with evening dress uniforms and with the blue dress “A” and blue-white dress “A” uniforms when worn for social events. 

 

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8. DRESS BLUE DELTA: 

A.BLACK FRAME COVER WITH WHITE CROWN

B.  SHORT SLEEVE KHAKI SHIRT – WHITE T-SHIRT

C. DRESS BLUE TROUSERS

D. DRESS SHOES (BLACK) – BLACK SOCKS

E. KHAKI BELT

F.  RIBBONS – BADGES OPTIONAL

G. Cleaning:  All items dry cleaned in a Cleaners business

 

Special Instructions:  

a. Male Cadets: are not authorized to wear earrings with any uniforms.

b. Female Cadets: Small, polished, yellow gold color, ball, or round stud earrings (post, screw-on, or clip), not to exceed 6 millimeters (about 1/4 inch) in diameter, may be worn with the service, blue dress, and blue-white dress.

 

c. Female Cadets: Small white pearl or pearl-like earrings (post, screw-on, or clip), not to exceed 6 millimeters (about 1/4 inch) in diameter, may be worn with evening dress uniforms and with the blue dress “A” and blue-white dress “A” uniforms when worn for social events. 

 

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9. DRESS BLUE-WHITE ALPHA:  

A.BLACK FRAME COVER WITH WHITE CROWN

B.  DRESS BLUE BLOUSE – WHITE GLOVES

C. DRESS WHITE TROUSERS

D. DRESS SHOES (BLACK) – BLACK SOCKS

E. KHAKI BELT

F.  MEDALS AND RIBBONS

G. Cleaning:  All items dry cleaned in a Cleaners business

 

Special Instructions:  

a. Male Cadets: are not authorized to wear earrings with any uniforms.

b. Female Cadets: Small, polished, yellow gold color, ball, or round stud earrings (post, screw-on, or clip), not to exceed 6 millimeters (about 1/4 inch) in diameter, may be worn with the service, blue dress, and blue-white dress.

 

c. Female Cadets: Small white pearl or pearl-like earrings (post, screw-on, or clip), not to exceed 6 millimeters (about 1/4 inch) in diameter, may be worn with evening dress uniforms and with the blue dress “A” and blue-white dress “A” uniforms when worn for social events. 

 

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10. DRESS BLUE-WHITE BRAVO: 

A.BLACK FRAME COVER WITH WHITE CROWN

B.  DRESS BLUE BLOUSE – WHITE GLOVES

C. DRESS BLUE TROUSERS

D. DRESS SHOES (BLACK) – BLACK SOCKS

E. KHAKI BELT

F.  RIBBONS AND BADGES

G. Cleaning:  All items dry cleaned in a Cleaners business

 

Special Instructions:  

a. Male Cadets: are not authorized to wear earrings with any uniforms.

b. Female Cadets: Small, polished, yellow gold color, ball, or round stud earrings (post, screw-on, or clip), not to exceed 6 millimeters (about 1/4 inch) in diameter, may be worn with the service, blue dress, and blue-white dress.

 

c. Female Cadets: Small white pearl or pearl-like earrings (post, screw-on, or clip), not to exceed 6 millimeters (about 1/4 inch) in diameter, may be worn with evening dress uniforms and with the blue dress “A” and blue-white dress “A” uniforms when worn for social events. 

 

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11. SERVICE ALPHA UNIFORM

A. GREEN GARRISON COVER – BLACK FRAME COVER WITH GREEN CROWN

B.  SERVICE GREEN BLOUSE – LONG SLEEVE KHAKI SHIRT-TIE-TIE CLASP-BLACK GLOVES

C. SERVICE GREEN TROUSERS

D. DRESS SHOES (BLACK) – BLACK SOCKS

E. KHAKI BELT

F. RIBBONS AND BADGES

G. Cleaning:  All items dry cleaned in a Cleaners business

 

Special Instructions:  

a. Male Cadets: are not authorized to wear earrings with any uniforms.

b. Female Cadets: Small, polished, yellow gold color, ball, or round stud earrings (post, screw-on, or clip), not to exceed 6 millimeters (about 1/4 inch) in diameter, may be worn with the service, blue dress, and blue-white dress.

 

c. Female Cadets: Small white pearl or pearl-like earrings (post, screw-on, or clip), not to exceed 6 millimeters (about 1/4 inch) in diameter, may be worn with evening dress uniforms and with the blue dress “A” and blue-white dress “A” uniforms when worn for social events. 

 

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12. SERVICE BRAVO UNIFORM:

A. GREEN GARRISON COVER – BLACK FRAME COVER WITH GREEN CROWN

B. LONG SLEEVE KHAKI SHIRT-TIE-TIE CLASP-GREEN TAB FOR LADIES

C. SERVICE GREEN TROUSERS

D. DRESS SHOES (BLACK) – BLACK SOCKS

E. KHAKI BELT

F. RIBBONS AND BADGES OPTIONAL

G. Cleaning:  All items dry cleaned in a Cleaners business

 

Special Instructions:  

a. Male Cadets: are not authorized to wear earrings with any uniforms.

b. Female Cadets: Small, polished, yellow gold color, ball, or round stud earrings (post, screw-on, or clip), not to exceed 6 millimeters (about 1/4 inch) in diameter, may be worn with the service, blue dress, and blue-white dress.

 

c. Female Cadets: Small white pearl or pearl-like earrings (post, screw-on, or clip), not to exceed 6 millimeters (about 1/4 inch) in diameter, may be worn with evening dress uniforms and with the blue dress “A” and blue-white dress “A” uniforms when worn for social events. 

 

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13. SERVICE CHARLIE UNIFORM:

A. GREEN GARRISON COVER – BLACK FRAME COVER WITH GREEN CROWN

B. SHORT SLEEVE KHAKI SHIRT

C. SERVICE GREEN TROUSERS

D. DRESS SHOES (BLACK) – BLACK SOCKS

E. KHAKI BELT

F. RIBBONS AND BADGES OPTIONAL

G. Cleaning:  All items dry cleaned in a Cleaners business

 

Special Instructions:  

a. Male Cadets: are not authorized to wear earrings with any uniforms.

b. Female Cadets: Small, polished, yellow gold color, ball, or round stud earrings (post, screw-on, or clip), not to exceed 6 millimeters (about 1/4 inch) in diameter, may be worn with the service, blue dress, and blue-white dress.

 

c. Female Cadets: Small white pearl or pearl-like earrings (post, screw-on, or clip), not to exceed 6 millimeters (about 1/4 inch) in diameter, may be worn with evening dress uniforms and with the blue dress “A” and blue-white dress “A” uniforms when worn for social events. 

 

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