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PROCEEDINGS OF MARINE CORPS UNIFORM BOARD NO. 211
Date Signed: 12/8/2009 | MARADMINS Number: 0704/09
MARADMINS : 0704/09
R 081919Z DEC 09
UNCLASSIFIED//
MARADMIN 0704/09
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MCUB//
SUBJ/PROCEEDINGS OF MARINE CORPS UNIFORM BOARD NO. 211//
REF/A/MSGID:DOC/CMC/DMY:13032009//
REF/B/MSGID:DOC/18 MAR 08/-//
NARR/REF A IS CMC DECISION MEMORANDUM FOR MCUB NO. 211; REF B IS MCO P1020.34G CHANGE 1-5; THE MARINE CORPS UNIFORM REGULATIONS.//
POC/YA2 M. BOYT/-/UNIT:MCUB/-/EMAIL:MARY.BOYT@USMC.MIL/TEL:(703)432-4607/TEL:DSN 378-4607//
POC/ MR. R. SLOAN/-/UNIT:MCUB/-/EMAIL:RONALD.SLOAN.CTR@USMC.MIL/TEL:(703)432-4754/TEL:DSN 378-4754//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  PER REF A, ON 30 OCT 2009, CMC RENDERED DECISIONS ON UNIFORM BOARD NO. 211.  SPECIFIC REF B TEXT CHANGES MAY BE VIEWED ON THE UNIFORM BOARD WEBSITE AT WWW.MARCORSYSCOM.USMC.MIL/SITES/MCUB.
2.  CMC DECISIONS ARE DETAILED BELOW.
    A.  OFFICER SWORD - CMC DISAPPROVED THE RECOMMENDATION TO MAKE THE OFFICER SWORD AND ITS ACCESSORIES OPTIONAL.  THEY REMAIN REQUIRED OFFICER UNIFORM ITEMS.
    B.  MARINE GUNNER BURSTING BOMB COLLAR INSIGNIA - CMC APPROVED THE RECOMMENDATION TO CHANGE THE PLACEMENT GUIDANCE.  PARAGRAPH 4006.6 OF REF B IS CHANGED TO READ; "6.  THE MINIATURE SERVICE INSIGNIA WILL BE WORN ON THE LEFT COLLAR POINT OF KHAKI SHIRTS AND UTILITY COATS. THE INSIGNIA WILL BE PLACED ON THE COLLAR IN A LINE BISECTING THE ANGLE OF THE POINT OF THE COLLAR WITH THE LOWER EDGE OF THE BOMB EQUALLY SPACED 1/2 INCH FROM THE SIDES OF THE COLLAR OF THE UTILITY UNIFORM AND 3/4 OF AN INCH FROM THE SIDES OF THE COLLAR OF THE KHAKI SHIRT."
    C.  WHITE SYNTHETIC UNDERSHIRTS - CMC APPROVED THE RECOMMENDATION TO AUTHORIZE THE WEAR OF CERTIFIED WHITE SYNTHETIC UNDERSHIRTS WITH THE SERVICE AND DRESS BLUE UNIFORMS.
    D.  HEADGEAR WITH THE DESERT FLIGHT SUIT - CMC APPROVED THE RECOMMENDATION TO AUTHORIZE THE WEAR OF THE MARINE CORPS COMBAT UTILITY UNIFORM (MCCUU) GARRISON AND FIELD CAPS/HATS WITH THE FLIGHT SUITS (GREEN MARPAT WITH GREEN FLIGHT SUIT, DESERT MARPAT WITH TAN FLIGHT SUIT), AT THE COMMANDER'S DISCRETION.  THE OLIVE GREEN SERVICE GARRISON CAP ALSO REMAINS APPROVED AS FLIGHT SUIT HEADGEAR. 
    E.  EXTREME COLD WEATHER SYSTEM (ECWS) ITEMS - CMC APPROVED THE RECOMMENDATION TO PROHIBIT THE WEAR OF COMMAND ISSUED AND PERSONALLY OWNED GENERATION I AND II ECWS, ALL PURPOSE ENVIRONMENTAL CLOTHING SYSTEM (APECS), COMBAT DESERT JACKET (CDJ), MCCUU CAPS/HATS WITH CIVILIAN ATTIRE.  EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY THE ABOVE LISTED ITEMS ARE PROHIBITED FOR WEAR AS CIVILIAN ATTIRE.
    F.  RIBBONS/BADGES ON FEMALE DRESS/SERVICE COATS - CMC APPROVED THE PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE PLACEMENT OF RIBBONS/BADGES ON THE FEMALE DRESS AND SERVICE COATS.  TO SEE THESE CHANGES GO TO WWW.MARCORSYSCOM.USMC.MIL/SITES/MCUB AND CLICK ON UNIFORM BOARD 211 UNDER "NOTES OF INTEREST."
    G.  MCCUU UNDERSHIRT COLOR/FABRIC. 
        (1) CMC DISAPPROVED THE RECOMMENDATION TO REPLACE THE OLIVE GREEN UNDERSHIRTS WITH OLIVE MOJAVE (COYOTE BROWN) UNDERSHIRTS.  THE AUTHORIZED MCCUU UNDERSHIRT FOR BOTH THE DESERT AND WOODLAND UNIFORMS REMAINS THE OLIVE GREEN UNDERSHIRT.
        (2) CMC DISAPPROVED THE REQUIREMENT FOR ALL MARINES TO MAINTAIN AT LEAST THREE SYNTHETIC OLIVE GREEN UNDERSHIRTS.  RECRUITS WILL CONTINUE TO BE ISSUED 3 SYNTHETIC AND 3 COTTON OLIVE GREEN UNDERSHIRTS, BUT ONCE OUT OF BOOT CAMP MARINES WILL BE REQUIRED TO MAINTAIN 6 COTTON UNDERSHIRTS (UP TO THREE OF WHICH MAY BE SYNTHETIC, AT THE INDIVIDUAL'S OPTION).
    H.  CMC DECISIONED THE BELOW SUPPLEMENTAL UNIFORM ALLOWANCES.  SEPCOR WILL BE SENT TO THE RESPECTIVE UNITS.
        (1) MCB CAMP PENDLETON - CMC DISAPPROVED A REQUEST BY MCB CAMP PENDLETON TO REVOKE A SMALL DRESS BLUE SUPPLEMENTAL UNIFORM ALLOWANCE AND ISSUE A MEDIUM DRESS BLUE SUPPLEMENTAL ALLOWANCE INSTEAD.
        (2) RANGER SCHOOL, FORT BENNING - CMC APPROVED AN MCCUU ALLOWANCE FOR MARINE INSTRUCTORS ASSIGNED TO RANGER SCHOOL, FORT BENNING.
        (3) MARINE CORPS COMBAT INSTRUCTOR COMPANY (MCIC), SCHOOL OF INFANTRY (SOI) - CMC APPROVED A CHANGE TO THE MCCUU ALLOWANCE FOR MCIC INSTRUCTORS AT SOI.
3.  QUESTIONS MAY BE REFERRED TO YA-2 M. BOYT, PROJECT MANAGER, MCUB (EMAIL MARY.BOYT@USMC.MIL), AT DSN 378-4607/COMM 703-432-4607, OR MR. RONALD SLOAN (EMAIL RONALD.SLOAN.CTR@USMC.MIL), AT DSN 378-4754/ COMM 703-432-4754.
4.  RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY COL G. W. SMITH, JR., PRESIDENT, PERMANENT MARINE CORPS UNIFORM BOARD.//