Military Uniform and Appearance

1066 Words Sep 10th, 2012 5 Pages
In my essay I will research on the Military Uniform and Appearance. I will also research on the AR 670-1.This will help me understand and value more the importance of the uniform that I ware and it will be helpful in future reference in my military career. In my essay I will do some comparison from our military appearance and uniforms from other types of jobs that also use uniforms and have different standards that sets us apart from the everyday use of a regular uniform. In everyday life we see people wearing uniforms to be identify in the job that they do an the Marine has the uniform to show that a member wearing it is a Marine and that’s what makes it so important. An Marine uniform is actually described in Marine regulations and …show more content…
It is the responsibility of commanders to ensure that military personnel under their command present a neat and Marinely appearance. Therefore, in the absence of specific procedures or guidelines, commanders must determine a Marine’s compliance with standards in this regulation. Marines must take pride in their appearance at all times, in or out of uniform, on and off duty. This regulation prescribes the authorization for wear, composition, and classification of uniforms, and the occasions for wearing all personal, (clothing bag issue), optional, and commonly worn organizational Marine uniforms. It also prescribes the awards, insignia, and accouterments authorized for wear on the uniform, and how these items are worn. General information is also provided on the authorized material, design, and uniform quality control system. Regulation it states that the United States Marine is a uniformed service that is judged, in part, by the way a Marine wears their uniform. This being said, if a Marine wears their uniform in a manner which is not clean and neat in appearance, and portrays the Marine poorly, the members of the United States Marine would be viewed in a poor and undisciplined manner. Whereas if the members of the United States Marine hold themselves to a higher standard, and maintain a neat and clean appearance, the members of the uniformed service will be viewed by the outside world as an organization which personifies what
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