FITTING OF MENS UNIFORMS
3-1. MENS UNIFORM ITEMS. The Mens uniform is composed of an Army Green Shade 489
Coat and Trousers, an Army green Shade 415 Long or Short Sleeve Shirt, and the Cap, Garrison.
A Coat, All-Weather, Black Shade 385, may be worn over the uniform
The Coat is a four-button, single breasted coat, plain edge, peaked lapel and a
It is designed to fit slightly at the waist to conform with the individuals figure.
The trousers have a plain zipper front with an unfinished bottom. They are
designed to fit smoothly, but not tightly, around hips, seat, and waist, with a slight fullness for
comfort. The rise is automatically built into the trousers and varies with different lengths.
The shirt is a dress type shirt with seven buttons and two pleated pockets with
button flaps. The shirt is available in both long and short sleeves. The long sleeve shirt has
twobutton interlined cuffs and is designed to be worn strictly with a tie.
(4) Cap, Garrison..
The cap is dress type, garrison style cap, having a crown and outside
turned curtain, with the ends crossing at the front. The top edge is furnished with a cord-edged
(5) All Weather Coat..
(a) All Weather Coat. The all weather Army black coat is a six-button, double-breasted
model with a belt. The Coat has a convertible collar (button at neck), gun flap, shoulder loops,
adjustable sleeve straps and welt pockets with two inside hanging pockets. The back has a yoke
and center vent.
(b) Liner.. The detachable liner has button loops at the bottom of each sleeve and zipper
around the edge for attaching the liner to the coat. The coat is one-quarter lined.
(1) Coat, Trousers, and Garrison Cap..
11.5 ounce, Army Green 489.
Precured durable press, 65/35 polyester/cotton broadcloth, stock-dyed yarn in
end-to-end configurations, 3.8-4.3 ounce, Army Green 415.
(3) All Weather Coat..
65/35 Polyester/cotton poplin. the color is Army Black 385.
c. Sizing System:
Army coat sizes are related to the individual chest, height, and waist
measurements. The coats are sized numerically by chest measurement and are available in
extra short, short, regular, long, and extra long models.
Trousers are sized numerically according to waist measurement and are
available in one-inch increments. Inseam lengths are available in five models; extra short, short,
regular, long, and extra long. All trousers are labeled with waist size first, immediately followed by
the inseam length.
Short sleeve shirts are available in 1/2-inch neck size increments from 14
through 18 inches. The long sleeve shirt is available in 1-inch sleeve length increments from 29
through 38inches, with neck sizes in 1/2-inch increments from 14 through 18 inches