BY ORDER OF THE CHIEF, AFI 36-2903AIR NATIONAL GUARD SUPPLEMENT 1 by cex51483

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									BY ORDER OF THE CHIEF,                                  AFI 36-2903/AIR NATIONAL GUARD SUPPLEMENT 1
NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU                                                                10 OCTOBER 1996

                                                                                                        Personnel

                           DRESS AND PERSONAL APPEARANCE OF AIR NATIONAL GUARD PERSONNEL

AFI 36-2903, 1 April 1996, is supplement as follows:

1.1. Note 2: (ADDED) (ANG). All ANG members, be they Title 10, 32, traditional, or technician, will wear the AF
uniform IAW AFI 36-2903 as supplemented by the Air National Guard.

Table 1.2. (ADDED) (ANG). (Airmen) Maternity uniforms will be issued upon the member’s commander’s
certification to the Chief of Supply after receipt of the AF Form 422, Physical Profile Serial Report. Maternity
uniforms will be an in-kind issue with the use of an AF Form 656, Clothing Request and Receipt. Reference AFI 36-
3014, Clothing Allowances for Air Force Personnel, table A4.26. Traditional guard members will receive in-kind
issue of maternity uniforms every 3 years. Military technicians and AGR personnel will be allowed to replace their
maternity uniforms in-kind with the “fair wear and tear policy.”

Table 1.2. (ADDED) (ANG). (Airmen) All issued clothing items may be turned-in to base supply on a “fair wear
and tear” basis. Turn-in will be one item for one item.

Table 1.2. (ADDED) (ANG). (Airmen) Women’s pumps are authorized for replacement every 3 years for traditional
guard members and on a “fair wear and tear” basis for air technicians and AGR members. Women will be reimbursed
$38.17 upon turn-in of pumps.

Table 1.2. (ADDED) (ANG). (Airmen) ANG recruiters (SDI 8R000) are authorized a supplemental clothing allowance
every 3 years as specified in AFI 36-3014, table A4.14 and A4.15. The monies for this allowance comes from local
O&M clothing funds.

Figure 2.3, 2.4, and 2.5. Note 3. (ADDED) (ANG). Male recruiters will continue to wear the badge centered on the
right pocket on all uniforms except the new service dress.

Figure 2.7. Note 4. (ADDED) (ANG). Male recruiters will continue to wear the badge centered on the right pocket on
all uniforms except the new service dress.

Figure 2.11. Note 3. (ADDED) (ANG). Center the gaining MAJCOM patch on the right breast pocket. Center the
unit patch on the left breast pocket. Installation commanders may authorize the wear of morale patches (PRIME
BEEF, Disaster Response Force, etc.) in base supplements. Personnel assigned to NGB, NGB detachments, State
headquarters, or ANG field training sites will wear the ANG patch as their MAJCOM patch. When specialty duty
badges are designated for the left breast pocket, organizational patches may be worn above the right breast pocket.

Figure 2.10. Note 2. (ADDED) (ANG). Installation commanders may authorize wear of bright/nonsubdued grade
insignia on the BDU cap while in garrison only.

Figures 2.14., 2.15. Note 4. (ADDED) (ANG). Female recruiters will continue to wear the badge centered 1/2 inch
above the name tag or centered between the arm seam and lapel on the right side if a name tag is not required.

Figure 2.16., Note 3. (ADDED) (ANG). Female recruiters will continue to wear the badge as previously required on
all uniforms except the new service dress.

Figures 2.17., 2.18., 2.19., 2.20., 2.21. Note 4. (ADDED) (ANG). Female recruiters will continue to wear the badge
centered 1/2 inch above the name tag or centered between the arm seam and lapel on the right side if a name tag is


OPR: ANG/MPPUR (SMSgt G. Darnall)                                        Certified by NGB/CF (Col J. M. Bryan)
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not required.

Figure 2.23 Note 3. (ADDED) (ANG). Female recruiters will continue to wear the badge centered 1/2 inch above the
name tag or centered between the arm seam and lapel on the right side if a name tag is not required.

Figures 2.24., 2.25. Note 4. (ADDED) (ANG). Female recruiters will continue to wear the badge centered 1/2 inch
above the name tag or centered between the arm seam and lapel on the right side if a name tag is not required.

Figure 2.26. Note 3. (ADDED) (ANG). Female recruiters will continue to wear the badge centered 1/2 inch above the
name tag or centered between the arm seam and lapel on the right side if a name tag is not required.

Table 2.2. Line 3. (ADDED) (ANG). (BDU) Suspenders will not be worn.

Table 2.2. Line 11. (ADDED) (ANG). (Undershirt) Black is authorized when included in unit supplements to this
ANGI.

Table 2.2. Line 6. (ADDED) (ANG). (Organizational Baseball Cap) Installation commanders prescribe the color of
the hat that will be standardized for all units. The installation commanders will also prescribe whether or not the
organization emblem will be cloth or silk screen. The installation commanders prescribe wear of the organizational
baseball cap in supplements to AFI 36-2903 and as modified by this supplement. Unit emblems must be approved
IAW AFI 84-101.

Table 2.2. Line 12. (ADDED) (ANG). Wear of organizational emblems (patches) on BDUs (reference figure 2.11).
The gaining MAJCOM emblem will be worn on the right breast pocket. The ANG MAJCOM emblem will be required
to be worn by personnel assigned to NGB, NGB detachments, State headquarters, and ANG field training sites.
While the wearing of ANG unit emblems (approved IAW AFI 84-101) is encouraged, specialty emblems and badges
authorized by AFI 36-2903 and AFI 36-2923 will receive priority consideration. Subsequent organizational emblems
may be worn on the left breast pocket and above the right breast pocket respectively in the order of level of command
and as prescribed by the installation commander in supplements to AFI 36-2903 and as modified by this supplement.
When a specialty badge is designated for the left breast pocket, that organizational emblem may then be worn above
the right breast pocket. Requests for approval of organizational emblems should be be submitted to NGB-PAH. All
accoutrements on the fatigue uniform and filed jacket will be subdued.

Table 2.2. Line 13. (ADDED) (ANG). If the wear of the bush hat is authorized by TA 016, it will be worn only on
contingencies or deployments when directed by the operational commander.

Table 2.3. Column L. (ADDED) (ANG). The semi-formal dress uniform is authorized as appropriate wear for officer
candidates while attending the Academy of Military Science (AMS).

Table 2.4. Line 9. (ADDED) (ANG). (Organizational Baseball Cap) Installation commanders prescribe the color of
the hat that will be standardized for all units. The installation commanders will also prescribe whether or not the
organization emblem will be cloth or silk screen. The installation commanders prescribe wear of the organizational
baseball cap in supplements to AFI 36-2903 and as modified by this supplement. Unit emblems must be approved
IAW AFI 84-101.

Table 2.4. Line 15. (ADDED) (ANG). Wear of organizational emblems (patches) on BDUs (reference figure 2.11).
The gaining MAJCOM emblem will be worn on the right breast pocket. The ANG MAJCOM emblem will be required
to be worn by personnel assigned to NGB, NGB detachments, State headquarters, and ANG field training sites.
While the wearing of ANG unit emblems (approved IAW AFI 84-101) is encouraged, specialty emblems and badges
authorized by AFI 36-2903 and AFI 36-2923 will receive priority consideration. Subsequent organizational emblems
may be worn on the left breast pocket and above the right breast pocket respectively in the order of level of command
and as prescribed by the installation commander in supplements to AFI 36-2903 and as modified by this supplement.
When a specialty badge is designated for the left breast pocket, that organizational emblem may then be worn above
the right breast pocket. Requests for approval of organizational emblems should be submitted to NGB-PAH. All
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accoutrements on the fatigue uniform and field jacket will be subdued.

Table 2.4. Line 16. (ADDED) (ANG). If the wear of the bush hat is authorized by TA 016, it will be worn only on
contingencies or deployments when directed by the operational commander.

Table 2.5. Item 6 (ADDED) (ANG). If ears are pierced more than once, earrings will be worn centered on earlobe or
as close as possible without extending below the earlobe.

Table 2.5. Item 17 (ADDED) (ANG). Column A: Gortex Parka. Column B: When authorized by installation
commander, individuals can wear during inclement weather. Remove indoors. To preclude damage to the waterproof
nature of the material, no insignia (grade, patches, etc.) will be attached or sewn on.

Table 2.7. (ADDED) (ANG). Installation commanders will designate no-hat/no-salute areas in base supplements.

3.1.2. (ADDED) (ANG). Air guard members on Federal active duty status (Title 10) will maintain those organizational
items issued. New requirements will be provided by 201 MSS/LGS.

3.1.2.1. (ADDED) (ANG). Attachment 1 to this supplement prescribes wear of the flight uniform.

Table 3.2. (ADDED) (ANG). ANG honor guards, color guards, drill teams, and funeral details must follow this
guidance.

Table 3.4. Note 1. (ADDED) (ANG). ANG security police personnel will wear the ANG crest on the beret during
periods of non-mobilization. Upon mobilization the gaining MAJCOM crest will be worn on the beret.

Table 3.4. Note 6. (ADDED) (ANG). ANG crest will be worn on the beret when located on an ANG installation.

Table 3.6. (ADDED) (ANG). (Pararescue Personnel) ANG pararescue personnel are authorized wear of career field
specific uniform items authorized for pararescue personnel by Air Mobility Command (AMC) supplement to AFI 36-
2903. References of the applicable portions of the AMC supplement will be included in unit supplements to AFI 36-
2903.

Table 3.6. (ADDED) (ANG). (Combat Control Teams) ANG Combat Controller personnel are authorized wear of
career field specific uniform items authorized for combat controllers by AMC supplement to AFI 36-2903). References
of the applicable portions of the AMC supplement will be included in unit supplements to AFI 36-2903.

Table 3.6. (ADDED) (ANG). (Authorized Individuals) All lettering/emblems on the name tags will be silver.
Members assigned to State headquarters will wear the Minuteman patch.

Table 3.6. (ADDED) (ANG). Group: 200th Airlift Squadron, Buckley ANGB, CO (COANG) Item: A modified light-
weight blue jacket (polyester/wool gabardine) with customized unit designating stitching on the right breast area and
the wearer’s name stitched on the left breast.

Table 3.6. (ADDED) (ANG). Group: 201st Airlift Squadron, Andrews AFB, MD (DCANG) Item: A modified light-
weight blue jacket (polyester/wool gabardine) with customized unit designating stitching on the right breast area and
the wearer’s name stitched on the left breast.

Table 3.6. (ADDED) (ANG). Group: Engineering Installation Squadron (EIS). Item: Personnel may wear the MA1
short jacket while performing pole climbing duties.

4.3. (ADDED) (ANG). The order and precedence of the wear of State awards/decorations is at the discretion of the
respective adjutants general. State adjutants general will determine the wear of previous awards/decorations from
other States. ANG personnel on federal active duty status (Title 10) for a period of 179 days or less may wear State
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awards/decorations.

Table 6.1. Pages 94 and 95, column C Heading (ADDED) (ANG) may:

7.1. (ADDED) (ANG). Proposed changes recommended for approval will have rationale for approval and be
endorsed by the State adjutant general before being forwarded to ANG/MPPUR, 3500 Fetchet Ave., Andrews AFB
MD 20762-5157.

7.1.2. (ADDED) (ANG). ANG/MPP will establish an Air National Guard Uniform Board (governed by NGB
OM 36-2903) to review recommended uniform changes before forwarding them to the Air Force Uniform Board. Any
recommendations disapproved will be returned to the initiator with an explanation for the disapproval.

7.2.3. (ADDED) (ANG). When units are located on an active Air Force (or other service) installation, the appropriate
ANG commander will coordinate any proposed supplements to AFI 36-2903 with the active installation commander
and obtain approval prior to submission to The Adjutant General and ANG/MPPU.

Attachment 1, Terms (ADDED) (ANG). MAJCOM. For the purpose of this publication, MAJCOM includes the
National Guard Bureau. Gaining MAJCOM supplements, or portions thereof, to AFI 36-2903 may be followed at the
discretion of The Adjutant General.




                                                         DONALD W. SHEPPERD
                                                         Major General, USAF
                                                         Director, Air National Guard

OFFICIAL


DEBORAH GILMORE                                          1 Attachment (ADDED) (ANG)
Chief                                                    3. Flight Uniform
Administrative Services
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                                              Attachment 3 (ADDED) (ANG)

                                                    FLIGHT UNIFORM

A3.1. Flight Suit. Individually issued fire retardant coveralls traditionally identifies aircrew with unique flying
duties. All aircrew members will have sleeves rolled down to the wrist while engaged in in-flight duties. Aircrew and
non-aircrew personnel are authorized flight clothing under TA 016.

A3.1.1. The flight uniform may be worn anywhere on an ANG installation as long as it is worn IAW this directive and
unit supplements.

A3.1.2. Flight clothing may be worn off-base under the same restrictions as the BDU.

A3.2. Headgear:

A3.2.1. Flight cap will be worn IAW AFI 36-2903.

A3.2.2. Organizational baseball cap may be worn as prescribed by unit supplement.

A3.2.3. Navy Watch Cap (knit). May be authorized by the installation commander during cold weather.

A3.3. Neckwear. Installation commanders will prescribe the wear of neckwear in the unit supplement. Neckwear
includes scarves, turtleneck shirts, and dickies. Colors and patterns to be prescribed by the commander. Scarves
must be professional looking and standardized (size, method of wear, etc.) throughout the unit.

A3.4. Rank Insignia. Officers have the option of wearing subdued insignia or nonmetallic insignia which may be
covered by clear plastic; however, safety requirements must be met. Rank will be worn approximately 5/8 inches from
seam, centered on shoulder. Unit supplements to this publication will standardize insignia wear for unit personnel.

A3.5. Air Crew Style Name Patch (ASNP). The ASNP will be unit standardized and will be worn centered on the left
breast of the flight suit or flight jacket. It may be black leather or fabric; it may be no larger than 2 by 4 inches in size.
Authorized specialty badges and other written identification will be in block letters in silver or subdued color,
embossed, or embroidered thereon. Specialty badges will be centered near the top. The name of the wearer will be
centered under the specialty badges (unit supplement may authorize first name, initials, or common nicknames
provided they are in good taste. e.g., “SAMUEL P. JONES,” “SAM JONES,” “S. JONES,” “ACE JONES,” OR
“JONES”). ASNP may be attached by velcro and may be covered by clear plastic.

A3.5.1. Unique unit ASNPs can be worn only at home station, when addressed in unit supplements.

A3.5.2. Officers. The bottom line will be centered under the name and will consist of the member’s rank and “USAF.”

A3.5.3. Airmen. The bottom line will be centered under the name and will consist of the member’s rank abbreviation
and “USAF.”

A3.6. Gaining MAJCOM Emblems. Gaining MAJCOM emblems will be worn centered above the right breast pocket
of the flight suit and centered on the right breast of the flight jacket. May be attached by velcro.

A3.7. Unit/Service Insignia. Distinctive wing, group, squadron, center, numbered Air Force, skill weapon system,
US flag or other unique emblems may be worn on the left or right sleeve as standardized and prescribed by the unit
supplement. Emblems will be worn no lower than 1 inch from shoulder seam and may be attached by velcro. Either
subdued or vivid emblems/patches may be worn on the flight uniform.

A3.8. Flight Jacket. Either the Nomex or the leather A-2 flight jacket may be worn with the flight suit.
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A3.9. Footgear. As determined by instructions in the unit’s supplement. Optional jungle boots may be authorized
for aircrew personnel at the discretion of the installation commander.

A3.10. Other Standard Flight Clothing. Gloves, helmets, and other flight clothing will be worn as prescribed in unit
supplements.

								
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