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Question Answer
1. What four elements are important when wearing the uniform? The key elements are neatness, cleanliness, safety and military image.
2. Where does the word "uniform" come from? What does it mean? A combination of two Latin words, unus and forma, which means "one form."
3. NJROTC cadets and active duty Navy personnel wear the uniform the same with certain exceptions, what are they?Cadets do not wear commissioned officer rank insignia or sleeve braid. Uniform articles must not be worn with other civilian clothing nor should they be loaned to other classmates who are not members of the Navy Junior ROTC program.
4. How should caps be worn?a required part when outdoors, you shall be covered at all times except
when ordered to uncover, or during religious services which are not
associated with a military ceremony.
5. How should the uniform be kept? Uniforms shall be kept clean, neat and in good repair.
6. What is the uniform of the day? The uniform of the day is the uniform your naval science instructor (NSI) will direct you to wear on any given day.
7. What is the requirement for wearing the NJROTC uniform be worn?
8. When may one uncover outdoors? when ordered to uncover, or during religious services which are not associated with a military ceremony.
9. When must cadets comply with uniform requirements?Cadets are to be in a complete uniform and in compliance with the uniform
standards described in this manual anytime they are in uniform.
10. Who prescribes what uniform shall be worn for special occasions? For example: Prescribed by the naval science instructor.
11. Can cadets, in uniform, participate in political activities? Uniformed cadets may not participate during or in connection with political activities.
12. The bulk of the men's hair may not exceed how many inches? The bulk shall not exceed 2 inches.
13. Sideburns may not extend below ___________? A point level with the middle of the ear.
14. How should mustaches be kept? Neat and closely trimmed. No portion shall extend below the upper lip.
15. What are the grooming standards for men regarding earrings and studs? Not authorized in the ear, nose, eyebrows, tongue, lips, or other areas of the face or body visible to the naval science instructor.
16. Are sunglasses authorized in military formations? Sunglasses are never authorized in military formations unless permitted by the Naval Science Instructor.
17. May the female hair extend to the collar?May touch, but cannot fall below .
18. How should cosmetics be worn on females? Applied in good taste and colors blend with natural skin tone. Exaggerated or faddish cosmetics are inappropriate. Lipstick should be conservative.
19. What kind of nail polish is authorized? Nail polish color shall complement the skin tone.
20. What kinds of earrings/studs are authorized?One per ear, centered on the earlobe. Must be a small gold or
silver ball (post or screw on).
21. When can enlisted cadets wear the Service Dress Blue Uniform
22. Under what circumstances will a cadet be authorized to wear the Khaki uniform?The uniform of the day is the uniform your naval science
instructor (NSI) will direct you to wear on any given day.
23. How are the uniform shoes required to be laced?Shoes shall be laced inside out through all eyelets, and shall be well-shined.
24. With what uniforms may a ball cap be worn?The khaki garrison cap or ball cap will be worn with the Working Khaki uniform by all personnel.
25. What are the rules regarding hosiery for female cadets?Hosiery shall be made of nylon, and similar in color to the tone of your skin. When slacks are worn, black plain knit or rib knit socks will be worn in lieu
of hosiery.
26. For the Service and Khaki uniforms shirts, where are the collar devices worn?
27. Who is authorized to wear rank/rate insignias on the garrison cap?Only officers and chiefs wear the rank/rate insignia on the garrison cap.
28. On which side is the fouled anchor worn on the garrison cap?The fouled anchor will be worn on the headband of the
cap. Left side.
29. On all uniforms where is the nametag worn?The name tag is worn parallel to the top of the shirt right pocket.
30. What is the maximum number of service stars that can be worn on the NJROTC uniform?
31. Where are the service stars worn on Navy service and service dress blue uniformService designation stars are worn 1/4-inch above the top row of ribbons. One star is centered, and multiple stars are 1/4-inch apart.
32. What color is the chinstrap on the combination cover for Cadet Chief Petty Officers?Cadet chief petty officers wear a black chin strap on the cap
33. What types of knots are authorized for the male tie?Wear tie knotted with a half windsor, a windsor, or a four-inhand
34. Which aiguillette is only authorized to be worn on the right shoulder?Only the Leadership Academy aiguillette will be worn on the right shoulder.
35. On which uniforms are aiguillettes not authorized?Working Khaki uniforms.
36. Where are medals worn on the NJROTC uniform?Medals earned are worn only on uniforms where other awards and decorations are authorized. They will be positioned 1/4 of an inch below the ribbons on the wear's left breast.
37. What is the highest award that can be earned by a NJROTC cadet? Who is authorized to award it?
38. What is the maximum number of awards of any ribbon that can be earned by a NJROTC cadet? How is this distinguished on the ribbon?
39. Which ribbon(s) are authorized to be worn on the wearer’s right side?the commanding officer of the NJROTC unit will attach a gold anchor to the Unit Service ribbon and wear the ribbon on the right side of his/her uniform.
40. What are the four ribbons which can be worn “incorrectly” (i.e. upside down)? What is the general rule of thumb for the wearing of ribbons?These are: number 3 (Distinguished Cadet), number 14 (Physical
Fitness), number 16 (Unit Service) and number 19 (Color Guard).