Uniforms and Insignia
Wear and Appearance of Army Uniforms and Insignia
Headquarters Department of the Army Washington, DC 3 February 2005
SUMMARY of CHANGE
AR 670–1 Wear and Appearance of Army Uniforms and Insignia This rapid action revision of 3 February 2005-o Updates figures throughout the regulation (throughout). o Clarifies the definition of unauthorized tattoos while wearing the class A uniform (chap 1). Identifies officials responsible for making initial entry determinations on tattoos and brands (chap 1). Delegates the authority to MACOM commanders to grant exceptions to policy or discharges on initial entry soldiers with tattoos (chap 1). Clarifies the definition of a privately owned vehicle for the purpose of wearing the headgear (chap 1).
o Establishes the garrison cap for ROTC cadets’ use only (chap 1). o Clarifies the authorization for soldiers to wear all or parts of the physical fitness uniform or the improved physical fitness uniform with civilian clothes (chap 14). o Clarifies the definition of bloused trousers (chap 15). o Adds wear of new chief warrant officer 5 rank insignia (chap 28). o Adds wear of basic branch insignia by warrant officers (chap 28). o Authorizes warrant officers the wear of general staff insignia (chap 28). o Authorizes band collar insignia for enlisted personnel (chap 28). o Adds corps support commands as echelons authorized to wear the shoulder sleeve insignia in their own right (chap 28). Adds wear of the Sapper tab as group 4 for permanent wear by qualified soldiers (chap 28). Updates the eligibility criteria for the wear of the shoulder sleeve insignia--former wartime service for Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom (chap 28).
o Authorizes the wear of the reverse side full-color U.S. Flag cloth replica on utility and organizational uniforms on a permanent basis (chap 28). o Authorizes leaders in all units, regardless of