Once soldiers report to their first units, they should wear their command’s combat patch on their left sleeves. When deployed to a designated combat zone, soldiers also may wear the company-level or higher patch on their right sleeves to reflect the units in which they serve.
Yes, wear color insignia any time the color flag is worn in garrison environments. Yes, but only during special occasions worn with the beret (Change of Command, Transfer of Authority, Memorial Ceremonies, Etc. No, wear subdued insignia at all times with the ACU/OCP.
A. (U) BRIGADE LEVEL COMMANDERS MAY AUTHORIZE THE WEAR OF THE FULL-COLOR SSI ON THE ACU AND IHWCU FOR SPECIAL OCCASIONS SUCH AS, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COMMEMORATION CEREMONIES OR CHANGES OF COMMAND/RESPONSIBILITY. THE FULL-COLOR SSI WILL NOT BE WORN OUTSIDE OF THE AREA WHERE CEREMONY OR SPECIAL EVENT IS BEING CONDUCTED.
Whether you’re in the Marines, Air Force, Army, or Navy you and your unit have a unique and unbreakable bond. Sharing custom morale patches which can be featured on uniforms, hats, or bags helps to promote enthusiasm, confidence, and allegiance to one another.
The spice-brown flag patch will be mandatory, while infrared flag patches won’t be allowed. Colored patches won’t be authorized, except for combat patches.
Eventually, the Army will stop issuing the dress blues to all Soldiers. The uniform will continue to be optional and serve as a dress uniform for all Soldiers requiring a formal attire.
Use a clear or invisible thread to attach patches. This will make quick work when attaching multiple patches in one sew session. Stitch on the inside of the patch instead of along the thick edge wrapped in thread.