New Navy Uniform
Keeping you informed on the Navy's Uniform Changes
NAVADMIN 10-116 provides guidance regarding special uniform situations for Navy
Personnel assigned to and serving with Army units.
NAVADMIN 10-058 announces CNO approval of the Information Warfare Dominance Corps
Warfare breast insignia
NAVADMIN 10-020 announces approval for final development and provides initial details for
wearing the service dress Khaki
NAVADMIN 015-10 announces that the NEX has been marketing and selling non-regulation
Two New Working Navy Uniforms announced. The new type 2 and type 3 uniform are
announced in NAVADMIN 09-374
NAVADMIN 329/09 announces that NEX is accelerating the rollout of the Navy Working
The Navy announced their Permanent Makup Policy in NAVADMIN 304-09. BLUF:
Permanent makup is allowed, but it must first be approved through your CO.
NAVADMIN 271-09 clarifies the Naval Aircrew (NAC) designation, allows the wearing of dual
warfare devices, allows the flight deck boot, and updates the navy permanent makup policy.
NAVADMIN 188-09 announces the Navy Working Uniform is now allowed to be worn for
"routine stops" out in town.
NAVADMIN 186-09 announces an update to the service uniform availability, quality concerns
with the NWU and the Generation 2, PTU Shirt.
Update # 21
NAVADMIN 149-09 announces new changes the Navy Uniform to maternity uniforms, physical
fitness uniforms, the Air Force Space Badge and changes to uniform board membership
The Navy Working Uniform Official Wear Guide (pdf) and
NEX Uniform Distribution Map (pdf) is now posted online.
The Navy Working Uniform is now authorized for wear in the Tidewater Region. This transition
shall occur by 1 October 2009.
New Navy Working Uniform Posters are now Available for download
The New Navy Working Uniform Rules are outlined in NAVADMIN 343-08
NAVADMIN 312-08 announces the E1-E6 Service Uniform distribution schedule
Effective immediately NAVADMIN 193/08 allows the following items are authorized to be worn
with the Camouflage Utility Uniform: Brown Brushless Boots, slip on rank insignia and the
Navy News Stand article of 7/11/08 Announcing the New Service Uniform will be available July
NAVADMIN 191/08 Codifies the guidelines for the new Physical Training Uniform (PTU)
manner and requirements of wear.
NAVADMIN 190/08 Announces the Navy Uniform role out plan. The Uniforms will start being
issues in July in Great Lakes, and finish in April of 2010.
NAVADMIN 094/08: The New Navy PT Uniform is now ready to hit the shelves. The first wave
of issues will be in April 2008.
NAVADMIN 004/08. Major contracting glitches have delayed the New Navy Working Uniform
(NWU) role-out plan! This message explains what changed, and how the change will effect you
and your sailors.
NAVADMIN 311/07 announces the New Navy Uniform Clothing Replacement Allowance
(CRA) policy. This allowance is strictly for the Navy Working Uniform (NWU) and additional
NAVY NEWS STAND ARTICLE OF 9/24/07 announces that selected officers and sailors will
begin limited wear testing of the uniform proto type, service dress khaki for chiefs and officers,
and service dress blues for E-6 and below, later this fall or early winter.
NAVY NEWS STAND ARTICLE of 8/17/07 announced that the CNO has just approved a
change in the New Physical Fitness Uniforms for Navy wide use. These uniforms can be used
for both command sponsored physical training or the PRT test.
NAVADMIN 351/06 announces the Navy Task Force Uniform implementation plan for tne new
E-1 through O-10 Navy Working Uniform (NWU) and the E-1 through E-6 Service Uniform.
View the NEW NAVY UNIFORM PICTURES
NAVY NEWS STAND (NNS) article of 3/2/06 discusses the approval of the New Navy
Working Uniform and New Service Uniform to replace the current Navy Uniforms.
NAVADMIN 070/06 States that phase-one work of Task Force Uniform (TFU) complete.
NAVADMIN 197/05 Announces that soon a proposal and implementation plan will be
delivered for a new set of us navy uniform regulations for the 21st century.
NAVADMIN 209/04. The CNO has approved wear test studies of the proposed New Navy
Uniforms for both Officers and Enlisted. Wear Testing will soon begin.
NAVADMIN 154/03 requests fleet wide participation in a BUPERS uniform Survey.
Download the Navy Uniform Regulations (NAVPERS 15665I) (Caution, this is a 81 mb file)
NAVADMIN 25-14 Navy Uniform Regulations Update (NWU Type II/III
Chaplain Staff Corps Insignia, NESCO Warfare Insignia, NSF Badge
update, NWU Type III Authorization for wear update)
Whats ahead in 2014 - Spring Navy Uniform Gram
NAVADMIN 25-11 -- New Navy regulations on CPO Cutlass, Cell Phone,
Flight Suit, and Female Blouse
Navy News Article -- Nearly 45,000 Sailors Receive Targeted Payment
for Navy Working Uniforms
The new Navy Type II and III uniform pictures are now made public and can
be viewed here
April Navy Uniform NewsGram
NAVADMIN 10-118 discusses backpacks, ballcaps, coveralls and the
new CPO Cutlass