blue jumper should hang straight and be long enough to
cover all but the lowest button of the 13-button broadfall
front trousers. Sleeves have two button cuffs, the edges
of which reaches to the knuckles when the cuffs are
unbuttoned. The collar has three stripes of white tape
(piping). The dress blue trousers are plain and cuffless
and have a 13-button broadfall front. The old story that
the 13 buttons represent the 13 original colonies is false.
Government-issue dress blue jumpers and trousers
are made of wool serge. The dress white jumpers and
trousers are made of a polyester material designated
certified Navy twill.
Dungarees and winter working blues. Dungarees
and winter working blues are considered to be the
working uniforms. Dungarees consist of a blue
Figure 10-1.Proper wearing of uniforms.