REPORT OF THE NAVY UNIFORM BOARD AND UNIFORM UPDATES

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NAVADMIN 051/09
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SUBJ/REPORT OF THE NAVY UNIFORM BOARD AND UNIFORM UPDATES// 


REF/A/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/211455ZNOV07//
REF/B/DOC/OPNAVINST 1412.11//
REF/C/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/092022ZJUL08//
REF/D/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/050024ZNOV08//
REF/E/DOC/NAVPERS 15665I/01JAN2003/
NARR/REF A IS NAVADMIN 310/07, NAVY UNIFORM BOARD.  REF B IS THE
PROFESSIONAL 
AVIATION MAINTENANCE OFFICER (PAMO) QUALIFICATION AND DESIGNATION 
PROGRAM.  REF C IS NAVADMIN 190/08, UNIFORM UPDATE.  REF D IS NAVADMIN 
312/08, NAVY UNIFORM UPDATE.  REF E IS NAVY UNIFORM REGULATIONS.//
RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE CNO APPROVED UNIFORM POLICY 
CHANGES PROPOSED BY THE 13 NOVEMBER 2008 NAVY UNIFORM BOARD.  THE NAVY
UNIFORM BOARD IS LED BY THE CHIEF OF NAVAL PERSONNEL (PRESIDENT).  THE 
FUNCTIONS OF THE UNIFORM BOARD ARE OUTLINED IN REF A.
2.  EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, SAILORS ASSIGNED TO NATIONAL SECURITY
AGENCY/CENTRAL SECURITY SERVICE (NSA/CSS) FACILITIES IN CONUS AND 
HAWAII ARE AUTHORIZED TO WEAR THE NSA/CSS SERVICE BADGE.  THE BADGE MAY 
BE WORN ON ALL UNIFORMS, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF WORKING UNIFORMS.  THE 
BADGE IS OPTIONAL AND IS ONLY AUTHORIZED FOR WEAR DURING THE PERIOD OF 
ASSIGNMENT.  WOMEN WEAR THE BADGE CENTERED ONE-QUARTER INCH ABOVE THE 
LEFT POCKET OR AUTHORIZED RIBBONS/MEDALS/BREAST INSIGNIA.  MEN WEAR 
THE BADGE CENTERED ON THE LEFT BREAST POCKET.  THE BADGE IS AVAILABLE 
FOR PURCHASE AT NAVY EXCHANGE UNIFORM CENTERS OR VIA THE NAVY EXCHANGE 
UNIFORM SUPPORT CENTER AT 800-368-4088 OR 757-502-7450. 
3.  THE PROFESSIONAL AVIATION MAINTENANCE OFFICER (PAMO) DESIGNATION
INSIGNIA DESIGN HAS BEEN APPROVED AND IS AUTHORIZED FOR WEAR BY 
AVIATION MAINTENANCE OFFICERS WHO HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED THE PAMO 
QUALIFICATION AND DESIGNATION PROGRAM AS OUTLINED IN REF B.  THE PAMO 
INSIGNIA IS TWO AND THREE-QUARTER INCHES BY ONE AND ONE-EIGHTH INCHES, 
GOLD AND SILVER METAL PIN SHOWING THE SILVER EAGLE AND SHIELD 
SUPERIMPOSED OVER GOLD AVIATION WINGS WITH A GOLD BANNER DEPICTING AERO 
MAINTENANCE, AND WILL HAVE EITHER AN ANODIZED OR OXIDIZED FINISH OF 
REGULAR OR MINIATURE SIZING.  THE NEW INSIGNIA WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR 
PURCHASE AT NAVY EXCHANGE UNIFORM CENTERS OR VIA THE NAVY EXCHANGE 
UNIFORM SUPPORT CENTER BY FEBRUARY 2010.  A GRAPHIC IMAGE OF BOTH 
INSIGNIAS IS AVAILABLE ON THE NAVY UNIFORM MATTERS WEBSITE AT
HTTP://WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/COMMANDSUPPORT/USNAVYUNIFORMS/.
4.  REFS C AND D ANNOUNCED THE PLANNED PHASED FLEET AVAILABILITY OF THE
E1-E6 SERVICE UNIFORM (SU).  DUE TO AN INCREASE IN COMPONENT INVENTORY
AVAILABILITY, THE SU WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE VIA DESIGNATED NAVY 
EXCHANGE UNIFORM CENTERS FOR NAVAL/CAPITAL DISTRICT WASHINGTON 
BEGINNING IN FEBRUARY 2009 AND TIDEWATER REGION BEGINNING 1 APRIL 2009.  
ALL OTHER REGIONAL SU ROLLOUTS REMAIN AS ANNOUNCED IN REF D.  
ACCELERATION OF SUBSEQUENT REGIONAL ROLLOUTS WILL BE BASED ON FUTURE 
COMPONENT INVENTORY LEVELS AND WILL BE ANNOUNCED VIA NAVADMIN.
5.  FILE THIS NAVADMIN UNTIL REVISIONS ARE INCORPORATED INTO THE 
QUARTERLY BUPERS DIRECTIVE CD-ROM CHANGE CONTAINING REF E.  IN THE 
INTERIM, FOR MORE INFORMATION ON UNIFORMS AND UNIFORMS POLICY, VISIT 
THE NAVY UNIFORM MATTERS WEBSITE AT 
HTTP://WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/COMMANDSUPPORT/USNAVYUNIFORMS/.
6.  POINTS OF CONTACTS:
- MR. ROBERT B. CARROLL AT (703) 614-5076/DSN 224 OR EMAIL AT 
ROBERT.B.CARROLL(AT)NAVY.MIL.
- CMDCM ART RIVERS AT (703) 614-5075 OR EMAIL AT 
ARTHUR.RIVERS(AT)NAVY.MIL.
PROFESSIONAL AVIATION MAINTENANCE OFFICER PROGRAM:
- CDR WILLIAM EDGE, AMDO DETAILER AT (901) 874-4107/DSN 882 OR EMAIL AT 
WILLIAM.W.EDGE(AT)NAVY.MIL.
- LCDR TONY JARAMILLO, AMDO COMMUNITY MANAGER AT (301) 757-8481/DSN 757 
OR EMAIL AT ANTHONY.JARAMILLO2(AT)NAVY.MIL.
7.  RELEASED BY VADM MARK FERGUSON, N1.//
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