Trousers, Army blue

Found in Section 20.6 Page 102

Applies to Gender Male

a. Design. The trousers will be made from an approved specification or pattern. b. General description.

(1) Low-waisted. The low-waisted blue trousers are straight-legged without cuffs, with side and hip pockets. The left hip pocket has a buttonhole tab and button.

(2) High-waisted. The high-waisted blue trousers are authorized for wear with the Army blue uniform instead of low-waisted trousers. The high-waisted trousers are required for wear with the Army blue mess and evening mess uniforms. High-waisted trousers are cut along the lines of civilian dress trousers, with a high waist, and without pleats, cuffs, or hip pockets.

(3) Trouser leg ornamentation. Ornamental braid is worn on each outside seam of the trouser leg, from the bottom of the waistband to the bottom of the trouser leg, as follows:

(a) General officers have two, 1⁄2-inch, two-vellum gold, synthetic metallic gold, or gold-colored nylon or rayon braids, spaced 1⁄2 inch apart.

(b) All other officers have one, 11⁄2 inch, two-vellum gold, synthetic metallic gold, or gold-colored nylon or rayon braid.

(c) Enlisted personnel have one 11⁄2 inch gold-colored nylon or rayon braid.