c. Sizing System.
(1) Coat. The coat is available in 22 sizes; extra--small through extra--large in
extra--extra--short through extra--long lengths.
(2) Trousers The trousers are available in 21 sizes; extra--small through extra--large in
extra--short through extra--long lengths.
The cap is available in 14 sizes with 1/8--inch increments from sizes 6 3/8 through
8. The circumference of the cap is graded in 3/8 increments.
(4) Coat, Cold Weather (Field Jacket). The cold weather coat is available in 18 sizes;
extra--small through extra--large in extra--short through long lengths.
d. General Fitting Procedures.
Although the cotton undershirt and underwear are normally
worn under the Battledress Uniform, the winter underwear may also be worn with either the Hot
Weather or Temperate Uniform.
(a)Subgarments. Underwear and cushion sole socks are required for fitting the
(b)Measurement. The waist and inseam length measurements are needed for selection
of the proper size and try--on garment.
(c)Try--On. Using the individuals waist and inseam measurements, refer to the size
prediction table 5--1 for the size of the initial try--on garment. Make sure the bottom of the
waistband is positioned plus or minus 1/2--inch from the hipbone. (Up to 3 inches is allowed at
the waistline, to be adjusted accordingly with the waist straps.)
(d)Alterations. If the proper length trouser is not available, select a longer pair and
shorten to proper length. This is the only alteration authorized.