MCO P1020.34(Web)
MARINE CORPS UNIFORM REGULATIONS


If discrepencies are noted between this web edition and a hard copy of the "F" edition, the web will be deemed the authority.  When changes to the "F" are made by the release of MARADMIN or ALMAR messages, this site is updated with the new information.

For a list of messages authorizing changes to the order, click HERE

CHAPTER 1: GENERAL

CHAPTER 2: DESIGNATED UNIFORMS AND OCCASIONS FOR WEAR

CHAPTER 3: UNIFORM ITEMS AND REGULATIONS FOR WEAR

CHAPTER 4: INSIGNIA AND REGULATIONS 
FOR WEAR

CHAPTER 5: AWARDS

CHAPTER 6: MUSICAL UNITS 

CHAPTER 7: ORGANIZATIONAL CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT

CHAPTER 8: UNIFORMS FOR NAVY PERSONNEL, RESERVE/RETIRED MARINES, MCJROTC, AND CIVILIANS

CHAPTER 9: UNIFORM REQUIREMENTS

CHAPTER 10: CARE AND MARKING 
OF UNIFORMS

CHAPTER 11: LAWS AND DIRECTIVES 

 

 

CHAPTER 1: GENERAL

  • 1000 . . . . GENERAL
    1001 . . . . RESPONSIBILITY FOR UNIFORM MATTERS
    1002 . . . . UNIFORM OF THE DAY
    1003 . . . . RESTRICTIONS ON WEARING UNIFORMS
    1004 . . . . PERSONAL APPEARANCE
    1005 . . . . CIVILIAN CLOTHING
    1006 . . . . UNIFORM PROCUREMENT AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
    1007 . . . . MATERIALS, FINDINGS, PATTERNS AND SPECIFICATIONS
    1008 . . . . ALTERATIONS

CHAPTER 2: DESIGNATED UNIFORMS AND OCCASIONS FOR WEAR

  • 2000 . . . . DESIGNATION OF UNIFORMS
    2001 . . . . EVENING DRESS UNIFORMS
    2002 . . . . MESS DRESS UNIFORMS
    2003 . . . . BLUE DRESS UNIFORMS
    2004 . . . . WHITE DRESS UNIFORMS
    2005 . . . . BLUE-WHITE DRESS UNIFORMS
    2006 . . . . SERVICE UNIFORMS
    2007 . . . . UTILITY UNIFORMS
    2008 . . . . PHYSICAL TRAINING UNIFORMS
    2009 . . . . MATERNITY UNIFORMS
    2010 . . . . TYPES AND COMPONENTS OF AUTHORIZED UNIFORMS

CHAPTER 3: UNIFORM ITEMS AND REGULATIONS FOR WEAR

  • 3000 . . . . GENERAL
    3001 . . . . ALL-WEATHER COAT
    3002 . . . . BELTS AND BUCKLES
    3003 . . . . BOATCLOAK/DRESS CAPE
    3004 . . . . CAPS/HEADGEAR
    3005 . . . . COATS
    3006 . . . . COLLAR, WHITE STRIP
    3007 . . . . CUFF LINKS SETS (MEN)
    3008 . . . . CUMMERBUNDS
    3009 . . . . EARRINGS (WOMEN)
    3010 . . . . FOOTWEAR
    3011 . . . . GLOVES
    3012 . . . . HAMILTON WASH (GOLD PLATED) BRASS ITEMS
    3013 . . . . HANDBAG/PURSE (WOMEN)
    3014 . . . . JACKET ,TANKER
    3015 . . . . JACKETS, EVENING DRESS
    3016 . . . . MATERNITY UNIFORMS
    3017 . . . . MOURNING BAND
    3018 . . . . NAMETAGS
    3019 . . . . NECKTABS/NECKTIES
    3020 . . . . NECKTIE CLASPS
    3021 . . . . OPTIONAL UNIFORMS FOR SNCO'S
    3022 . . . . PROTECTIVE MOTORCYCLE CLOTHING
    3023 . . . . SCARF
    3024 . . . . SHIRTS
    3025 . . . . SKIRTS
    3026 . . . . SLACKS (WOMEN)
    3027 . . . . SOCKS/HOSE
    3028 . . . . SUSPENDERS (MEN)
    3029 . . . . SWEATERS
    3030 . . . . SWEATSUIT (COLD WEATHER PT UNIFORM)
    3031 . . . . SWORD AND ACCESSORIES, OFFICERS
    3032 . . . . TAPES, NAME/SERVICE
    3033 . . . . TROUSERS
    3034 . . . . TRUNKS, GENERAL PURPOSE
    3035 . . . . UMBRELLAS (WOMEN)
    3036 . . . . UNDERGARMENTS
    3037 . . . . UTILITY UNIFORM
    3038 . . . . WAISTCOATS
    3039 . . . . APPROVED MATERIALS FOR MANUFACTURE OF OFFICER'S UNIFORMS

CHAPTER 4: INSIGNIA AND REGULATIONS FOR WEAR

  • 4000 . . . . AIGUILLETTES
    4001 . . . . BRANCH OF SERVICE INSIGNIA
    4002 . . . . BREAST INSIGNIA
    4003 . . . . BUTTONS, INSIGNIA
    4004 . . . . INSIGNIA OF GRADE, ENLISTED
    4005 . . . . INSIGNIA OF GRADE, OFFICERS
    4006 . . . . MARINE GUNNER INSIGNIA
    4007 . . . . SERVICE/IDENTIFICATION BADGES
    4008 . . . . SERVICE STRIPES
    4009 . . . . SLACKS/TROUSER STRIPES (OFFICER/NCO)

CHAPTER 5: AWARDS

  • SECTION 1: GENERAL
    5100 . . . . AUTHORIZATION
    5101 . . . . DEFINITION OF TERMS
    5102 . . . . PRECEDENCE AWARDS OF MILITARY SOCIETIES AND OTHER
    5103 . . . . ORGANIZATIONS
    5104 . . . . SENIORITY OF COLORS
    5105 . . . . DECORATIONS, MEDALS, RIBBON BARS, AND LAPEL BUTTONS WORN ON CIVILIAN CLOTHING

  • SECTION 2: LARGE AND MINIATURE MEDALS
    5200 . . . . GENERAL
    5201 . . . . MOUNTED MEDALS
    5202 . . . . WEARING LARGE MEDALS
    5203 . . . . WEARING MINIATURE MEDALS

  • SECTION 3: RIBBON BARS AND FOURRAGERE
    5300 . . . . GENERAL
    5301 . . . . WEARING RIBBONS
    5302 . . . . FOURRAGERE

  • SECTION 4: ATTACHMENTS
    5400 . . . . GENERAL
    5401 . . . . STARS
    5402 . . . . LETTERS/NUMERALS
    5403 . . . . CLASPS
    5404 . . . . MISCELLANEOUS DEVICES

  • SECTION 5: MARKSMANSHIP BADGES
    5500 . . . . PRECEDENCE
    5501 . . . . REGULATIONS FOR WEAR

CHAPTER 6: MUSICAL UNITS

  • SECTION 1: UNITED STATES MARINE BAND
    6100 . . . . GENERAL
    6101 . . . . UNIFORM DESIGNATION
    6102 . . . . REGULATIONS FOR WEAR
    6103 . . . . INSIGNIA

  • SECTION 2: REGULAR ESTABLISHMENT
    6200 . . . . GENERAL
    6201 . . . . U.S. MARINE DRUM AND BUGLE CORPS
    6202 . . . . ORGANIZATIONAL CLOTHING/EQUIPMENT
    6203 . . . . REGULATIONS FOR WEAR

CHAPTER 7: ORGANIZATIONAL CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT

  • 7000 . . . . DEFINITION AND AUTHORIZATION
    7001 . . . . BRASSARDS
    7002 . . . . BREASTCORDS
    7003 . . . . CAMPAIGN (SERVICE) HAT
    7004 . . . . FIELD COAT (JACKET)
    7005 . . . . FLIGHT CLOTHING
    7006 . . . . FOOD SERVICE CLOTHING
    7007 . . . . FOOD SERVICE CLOTHING, SPECIAL
    7008 . . . . HEADGEAR, SPECIAL
    7009 . . . . HONOR GUARD EQUIPMENT
    7010 . . . . MARINE SECURITY GUARDS
    7011 . . . . MILITARY POLICE EQUIPMENT
    7012 . . . . MOURNING BAND
    7013 . . . . PARKA
    7014 . . . . SAM BROWNE BELT
    7015 . . . . SERVICE BELT
    7016 . . . . SHORE PARTY DESIGNATION
    7017 . . . . SHOULDER CORDS FOR FEMALE DRILL INSTRUCTORS
    7018 . . . . SWORD AND SCABBARD, NCO
    7019 . . . . SWORD MOURNING KNOT
    7020 . . . . TROUSERS OR SKIRT/SLACKS, WHITE
    7021 . . . . ORGANIZATIONAL CLOTHING FOR SELECTED ENLISTED MARINES

CHAPTER 8: UNIFORMS FOR NAVY PERSONNEL, RESERVE/RETIRED MARINES, MCJROTIC, AND CIVILIANS

  • 8000 . . . . GENERAL
    8001 . . . . NAVY PERSONNEL SERVING WITH MARINE CORPS UNITS
    8002 . . . . RESERVE PERSONNEL
    8003 . . . . RETIRED PERSONNEL (INCLUDING FLEET MARINE CORPS RESERVE)
    8004 . . . . MARINE CORPS JUNIOR RESERVE OFFICERS TRAINING CORPS MEMBERS
    8005 . . . . CIVILIANS SERVING WITH MARINE CORPS UNITS

  • FIGURE
    8-1 PLACEMENT OF OFFICERS' GRADE INSIGNIA/STAFF CORPS DEVICE (COLLAR)
    8-2 PLACEMENT OF ENLISTED BRANCH OF SERVICE/GRADE INSIGNIA (COLLAR)

CHAPTER 9: UNIFORM REQUIREMENTS

  • SECTION 1: OFFICERS
    9100 . . . . GENERAL
    9101 . . . . CATEGORIES
    9102 . . . ..MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR MALE OFFICERS
    9103 . . . . MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR FEMALE OFFICERS
    9104 . . . . ENLISTED UNIFORMS AND ACCESSORIES AUTHORIZED FOR OFFICERS
    9105 . . . . OPTIONAL UNIFORM ARTICLES
    9106 . . . ..EFFECT OF UNIFORM CHANGES ON LIST OF REQUIRED ITEMS
    9107 . . . . EVENINGS DRESS UNIFORMS

  • SECTION 2: ENLISTED MARINES
    9200 . . . . GENERAL
    9201 . . . . EXCEPTIONS TO MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
    9202 . . . . SOURCES OTHER THAN MARINE CORPS SUPPLY SYSTEM
    9203 . . . . OPTIONAL UNIFORM ARTICLES
    9204 . . . . EFFECT OF UNIFORM CHANGES ON LIST OF REQUIRED ITEMS

CHAPTER 10: CARE AND MARKING OF UNIFORMS

  • SECTION 1: CARE OF THE UNIFORM
    10100 . . . . GENERAL
    10101 . . . . DRESS UNIFORMS
    10102 . . . . SERVICE UNIFORMS
    10103 . . . . UTILITY UNIFORMS
    10104 . . . . ALL-WEATHER COAT/TANKER JACKET
    10105 . . . . BUTTONS AND INSIGNIA
    10106 . . . . FOOTWEAR
    10107 . . . . BROWN/GREEN UNDERSHIRTS
    10108 . . . . KHAKI WEB BELTS
    10109 . . . . STORING WOMEN'S SERVICE AND DRESS CAPS
    10110 . . . . SERVICE/DRESS SWEATERS
    10111 . . . . SWORD AND SCABBARD
    10112 . . . . WHITE VINYL COVERS/CAPS
    10113 . . . . MATERNITY UNIFORMS
    10114 . . . . CUTS IN CLOTH
    10115 . . . . PREVENTING MOTH DAMAGE

  • SECTION 2: MARKING OF CLOTHING
    10200 . . . . GENERAL
    10201 . . . . LOCATION OF NAME ON ARTICLES

CHAPTER 11: LAWS AND DIRECTIVES

  • 11000 . . . . GENERAL
    11001 . . . . U.S. NAVY REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO UNIFORMS
    11002 . . . . DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE DIRECTIVES PERTAINING TO UNIFORMS
    11003 . . . . SECRETARY OF THE NAVY POLICY PERTAINING TO UNIFORMS
    11004 . . . . LAWS PERTAINING TO THE UNIFORM
 
 

Information and links on this page are provided through the Official Marine Corps Web Site.