Undergarments

Found in Section 27.28 Page 174

Applies to Gender Both

a. Brassieres and underpants.

(1) Type. Brassieres and underpants are a one-time cash allowance purchase as part of the initial clothing bag allowance.

(2) Description. Brassieres and underpants may be of a commercial design, in white, black, or other neutral colors that are not readily apparent when worn under the uniform. The category of brassieres also includes sports bras.

(3) How worn. Females will wear brassieres and underpants with all uniforms.

b. Camisole.

(1) Type. The camisole is an optional purchase item.

(2) Description. The camisole is of a commercial design in white, black, or other neutral colors not readily apparent

under the uniform.

(3) How worn.

(a) Females are authorized to wear the camisole with all uniforms. The camisole is not a substitute for the brown

undershirt when the brown undershirt is normally part of the uniform (such as the BDU, flight uniform, cold-weather uniform, and so forth).

(b) The camisole is not a substitute for brassieres. Females will ensure that uniforms fit properly when wearing the camisole.

c. Drawers.

(1) Type. Drawers are clothing bag issue items.

(2) Description. The drawers are brown, in brief length.

(3) How worn. All males will wear drawers with all uniforms. Either the brief or boxer style drawers are authorized

for wear. Males also may wear commercially purchased brief or boxer versions of drawers, in white, brown, or other neutral colors.

d. Slips.

(1) Type. Slips are a one-time cash allowance purchase as part of the initial clothing bag allowance.

(2) Description. Slips will be of a commercial design, in white, black, or other neutral colors not readily apparent

under the uniform.

(3) How worn. Females will wear slips with the service, dress, and mess skirts, and with the hospital duty and food

service dresses.

e. Undershirt, brown, AG shade 436.

(1) Type. The undershirt is a clothing bag issue item.

(2) Description. The material is cotton knitted cloth, with quarter-length sleeves and a crew neck, or is of a similar

commercial design.

(3) How worn. All personnel will wear the undershirt with all utility uniforms, except for hospital duty and food

service uniforms.

f. Undershirt, white, crew neck.

(1) Type. The crew neck undershirt is a clothing bag issue item for males.

(2) Description. The white undershirt is of a commercial design, short-sleeved, in a crew neck style.

(3) How worn.

(a) Males may wear the white crewneck undershirt with the service, dress, mess, hospital duty, and food service

uniforms.

(b) Personnel are not authorized to wear the white undershirt with the BDU, flight uniforms, combat vehicle

crewman uniforms, or other utility or field uniforms that require wear of the brown undershirt.

g. Undershirt, white, V-neck.

(1) Type. The V-neck undershirt is an optional purchase item for all soldiers.

(2) Description. The white V-neck undershirt is of a commercial design, short-sleeved, in a V-neck style.

(3) How worn.

(a) Soldiers may wear the V-neck undershirt with the service, dress, mess, hospital duty, and food service uniforms. Females may not substitute the V-neck undershirt for brassieres, and they must ensure uniforms fit properly when wearing the V-neck undershirt.

(b) Personnel are not authorized to wear the white V-neck undershirt with the BDU, flight uniforms, combat vehicle crewman uniforms, or other utility or field uniforms that require wear of the brown undershirt.