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Are sunglasses authorized in Navy uniform?

Are sunglasses authorized in Navy uniform?

(2) Sunglasses. Conservative sunglasses are permitted, except in military formations. Retainer straps are authorized for FOD prevention and safety only. If retainer straps are required, they shall be plain, black and worn snugly against the back of the head.

What sunglasses are authorized in the Navy?

Authorized sunglasses will have solid frames that may be silver/gray, black, brown, navy blue, tan, gold, dark green or dark grey in color. Small logos on frames or lenses are authorized. Sunglasses worn in uniform will not present a uniform distraction. Lens will be non-mirrored black, brown, dark green or dark grey.

What kind of sunglasses can you wear in uniform?

Conservative civilian prescription eyeglasses are authorized for wear with all uniforms. Conservative prescription and nonprescription sunglasses are authorized for wear when in a garrison environment, except when in formation and while indoors.

Can you wear sunglasses in PT gear?

– Eyeglasses and sunglasses may have a small logo that can contrast with frame color or lenses. Conservative, clear, slightly tinted or photosensitive lenses are also authorized. – Airmen may wear either a sling style backpack or two strap backpack.

Are sunglasses authorized in military formations?

The army allows the use of sunglasses within a garrison environment, but restricts their wearing during the formation and while indoors. Soldiers are not allowed to wear sunglasses in the field, unless specifically specified otherwise by their commander.

What glasses do the military use?

GI glasses are eyeglasses issued by the American military to its service members. Dysphemisms for them include the most common “birth control glasses” (also called “BCGs”) and other variants.

Can you wear glasses in the Navy Seals?

Uncorrected vision must be at least 20/70 in the worst eye and 20/40 in the best. Color blindness is disqualifying. Essentially what they are saying is that with glasses your vision MUST be 20/25. Without glasses your vision has to be 20/70 in the eye with lesser vision and 20/40 in the eye of which has better vision.

When can you wear your sunglasses in uniform?

Individuals who are required by medical authority to wear sunglasses for medical reasons other than refractive error may wear them, except when health or safety considerations apply. Soldiers may not wear sunglasses in the field, unless required by the commander for safety reasons in high- glare, field environments.

What color sunglasses can Marines wear?

When authorized for wear in formations, sunglass lenses will be of standard green, black, or brown shade or may be the type commonly referred to as “photosensitive.” Sunglasses that do not have “photosensitive” lenses will not be worn indoors.

Can Marines wear sunglasses?

Marines are required to wear sunglasses. The deployed troops are allowed to wear protective eye wear that is from the approved Authorized Protective Eyewear List (APEL).

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