The U.S. Navy has announced several uniform changes that are effective immediately. Women are now permitted to wear a hair bun through the rear opening of a command or Navy ball cap. Women are now authorized to wear white pearl or white synthetic pearl earrings with Dress Uniforms and round cut white diamonds or white synthetic diamonds with Dinner Dress Blue and White Jacket uniforms. Earrings must be 4 millimeter - 6 millimeter (approximately 1/8 inch - 1/4 inch) in size. Pregnant Sailors now can purchase the NWU Type III maternity uniform if the Type I version is not available. Also, Sailors assigned to the Defense Health Agency (DHA) and Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) are now authorized to wear command identification badges. Read the full story on Military.com.
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