Marine Corps League Outer Banks Detachment #1264

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THE BASIC UNIFORM

The Basic Uniform, as its name implies, is the minimum Marine Corps League uniform item that can be worn for members to be considered "in uniform."

The individual items that make up the Basic Uniform for regular members, and for associate members is illustrated below. Specific regulations regarding this uniform are provided following these illustrations.

Men's Cover

Women's Cover

Regular

Member

Cap Device

Associate

Member

Cap Device

Cover IDENTIFICATION strips

Men's Basic Uniform

The regulations regarding the Basic Uniform for both regular and associate male members is provided below.

  • Cover and Cap Device: The cover is the men's scarlet garrison-style cap with gold lettering and piping. Regular members wear the regular member cap device which is a gold-colored Marine Corps emblem on the left side, affixing it to the cover by a screw-post attachment. Associate members shall wear the distinctive associate member cap device in the same location as that of regular members, affixing it in the same manner. Under no circumstances are associate members permitted to wear the cap device of a regular member.

  • Detachment Name and Number: The detachment name and number should be embroidered on the right side, to of an inch up from the bottom of the cover, and centered from left to right.

  • Cover Identification Strips: Identification strips should be worn to indicate currently-held offices and removed or changed each time a member changes their office or they are no longer serving in a staff billet. The only exception to this is that of the title of "PAST COMMANDANT" as this is a lifetime title. The identification strip shall be worn on the right hand side of the cover, above the detachment name, and centered from left to right. For those who are lifetime members, the "LIFE MEMBER" strip may also be worn. It should be worn the same manner as the billet identification stripsthat is, centered on the right side of the cover, and above the detachment name.

  • Other: Pins, decorations, or ribbons are not authorized for wear on the Marine Corps League cover.

Women's Basic Uniform

The regulations regarding the Basic Uniform for both regular and associate female members is provided below.

  • Cover and Cap Device: The cover is the women's scarlet garrison-style cap with gold lettering and piping. Regular members wear the regular member cap device which is a gold-colored Marine Corps emblem on the left side, affixing it to the cover by a screw-post attachment. Associate members shall wear the distinctive associate member cap device in the same location as that of regular members, affixing it in the same manner. Under no circumstances are associate members permitted to wear the cap device of a regular member.

  • Detachment Name and Number: The detachment name and number should be embroidered on the right side, to of an inch up from the bottom of the cover, and centered from left to right.

  • Cover Identification Strips: Identification strips should be worn to indicate currently-held offices and removed or changed each time a member changes their office or they are no longer serving in a staff billet. The only exception to this is that of the title of "PAST COMMANDANT" as this is a lifetime title. The identification strip shall be worn on the right hand side of the cover, above the detachment name, and centered from left to right. For those who are lifetime members, the "LIFE MEMBER" strip may also be worn. It should be worn the same manner as the billet identification stripsthat is, centered on the right side of the cover, and above the detachment name.

  • Other: Pins, decorations, or ribbons are not authorized for wear on the Marine Corps League cover.

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