Uniform 2019

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UNIFORM FOOTWEAR Safety Boots Safety shoes must be worn while performing work that requires protection of the feet. e standard-issue safety boot is the Super Boot IV, plain black, quick- laced, high-top boot with a reinforced composite toe. ey are 8-10" high, fully lined with waterproof liner, have brass eyelets with rubber coating, and black laces. Members may wear boots with similar characteristics and appearance. Boots must comply with ASTM document (ASTM-F2413-11). Foul Weather Parka e foul weather parka has a Coast Guard blue waterproof, laminated supplex nylon and Gore-Tex outer shell with foldaway hood. It has a tab on the front for placement of the embroidered fabric rank device mandatory for E-4 and above. Wear with SDB, Tropical Blue Long, Winter Dress Blue and ODU. May be worn with optional fleece liner zipped in. Hood must be stowed when not in use. Fleece Liner A FWP fitted blue fleece liner with waist drawstring. Placement of embroidered rank insignia on front tab is mandatory for E-4 and above when worn with ODU as standalone jacket. (Legacy fleece liners are not authorized as standalone jackets.) Bridge Coat (optional) A Coast Guard blue, calf length double-breasted coat made of wool- Melton-type fabric with 35-ligne buttons and two ornamental belt sections attached by gold buttons at the rear waist of the coat. Wear with all dress uniforms. Hard shoulder boards are worn. Reefer Coat (optional) A Coast Guard blue, double-breasted, hip- length coat with convertible collar, set-in pockets and 35-ligne Coast Guard gilt buttons. Wear with SDB, Tropical Blue Long and Winter Dress Blue. Officers wear hard shoulder boards. Enlisted do not wear rank. 44 RESERVIST � Uniform Issue • 2019

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