UNITED STATES NAVY UNIFORM REGULATIONS
61002. UNIFORMS FOR RETIRED PERSONNEL
1. GENERAL. Retired officers and enlisted personnel, who are not on
active duty, may wear the uniform, insignia, and qualifications
corre-sponding to the rank or rating indicated on the retired list.
2. UNIFORM AUTHORIZED
a. Retired personnel may wear uniforms at ceremonies or official
functions when the dignity of the occasion and good taste dictate. Wearing
a uniform is appropriate for memorial services, weddings, funerals, balls,
patriotic or military parades, ceremonies in which any active or reserve
United States military unit is participating, and meetings or functions of
b. Retired personnel may wear the uniform of their grade while
instructing a cadet corps or similar organization at approved naval or
military academies or other approved academic institutions.
3. UNIFORM NOT AUTHORIZED. Retired personnel are prohibited from
wearing the uniform in connection with personal enterprises, business
activities, or while attending or participating in any demonstration,
assembly or activity for the purpose of furthering personal or partisan
views on political, social, economic, or religious issues.
4. FOREIGN COUNTRIES. Retired personnel, who are not on active duty,
living or visiting a foreign country, may only wear a uniform to attend
ceremonies or social functions when wearing a uniform is required by the
terms of the invitations of customs of the country.
5. GROOMING STANDARDS. Retired personnel must comply with the
grooming standards in these regulations, but uniforms and equipment may
either be those prescribed here or those authorized at the time of their
Each video must include:
- Recipients name, home town, school they will be attending and Supply Corps sponsor
- An expression of how the scholarship has made a difference for you
Submissions should be emailed to TheOakleaf@comcast.net by June 30. All entries will be posted online at www.usnscf.com.
For those in the industry, academic and retired communities, this is a time to connect with shipmates for a wonderful day, either for the full golf and dinner program or just to join up for dinner.
Dale Cottongim, (540) 295-1994, firstname.lastname@example.org is the official sponsorship drum beater. Please call Dale if there are any questions. Here's what you can do to connect:
- Register a team and play! There are only approximately 144 slots. Don’t wait until the last minute. The NSCF-WC email announcement is attached.
- Sponsor a hole tee-box for $200. We also have special limited sponsorships and signage for the beverage/food cart and for the lunch. Contact Dale if interested to discuss rates
- If you are sponsoring, please send electrons of your logo for signage. Paypal is available for credit card payments. Please use comments to identify if you are paying to play, sponsoring or both. Otherwise, send your payments to:
NSCF-WC, c/o Dale Cottongim, 18 Wild Plum Court, Stafford, VA 22554
- Contribute your corporate (or personal) goodies and golf paraphernalia for the charity raffle. Let us know what you are bringing in advance or, if you cannot attend, mail them to Dale at the address above.
Click here for details: Springfest 2015.ppt
At a cost of only $50, this beautifully crafted, limited edition coffee table book captures the history of the U.S. Navy's Supply Corps in a way not done before. Replete with historical references, the book describes the establishment of the Supply Corps under Tench Francis and follows it to the Naval Supply Systems Command of today. In 150 pages it highlights in pictures, statistics and text, the growth and development of the U.S. Navy's supply, logistics, financial management, and contracting capability that enabled the United States Navy to operate indefinitely at sea and abroad. Through this historical context, you'll gain a new appreciation for what it means to be a U.S. Navy Supply Corps Officer.
"Ready for Sea: A History of the U. S. Navy Supply Corps" is a first of its kind and there are a limited number of copies. It will be a must have for anyone that wore, or will wear, an oak leaf on their uniform.
Please click on the Ship's Store link above to order. You do not have to log in to your account to order a book.
The U.S. Navy Supply Corps Foundation exists to perpetuate the values, traditions, and history of the Supply Corps throughout the lives of individuals in the Supply Corps community. The Foundation pursues its mission by providing services and programs related to recruiting, training and development, transition, recognition, financial support and commemoration.
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