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OPERATIONAL DRESS UNIFORM (ODU) UTILITY JACKET A. UNIFORM REGULATIONS

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COMDTNOTE 1020

SUBJ: OPERATIONAL DRESS UNIFORM (ODU) UTILITY JACKET A. UNIFORM REGULATIONS,

COMDTINST M1020.6 (SERIES) B. COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC 141845Z JUN

11/ALCOAST 291/11 1. EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, THE FOUL WEATHER PARKA II (FWP

II) NYLON LINER IS REDESIGNATED AS THE ODU UTILITY JACKET.

2. THE ODU UTILITY JACKET IS AUTHORIZED AS A STAND ALONE JACKET WHEN WORN

WITH THE ODU.

3. THIS CHANGE IS MADE AS A RESULT OF FIELD TESTING AND FEEDBACK ON THE FWP

II NYLON LINER AS A STAND ALONE JACKET, AND A RECOGNITION OF ITS DESIGN AND

UTILITY AS THE PRIMARY COLD WEATHER OUTERWEAR FOR THE ODU.  THE FWP II

SERVES AS AN ADDITIONAL HEAVIER LAYER FOR ADVERSE ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS,

PER REFS A AND B.

4. MANNER OF WEAR:

   A. RANK INSIGNIA WILL BE WORN IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTIONS 3.D.3 AND

3.D.5 OF REF A.

   B. ONLY SMALL ITEMS SHALL BE CARRIED IN THE POCKETS AND MUST NOT DISTORT

THE LOOK OF THE JACKET.

   C. THE ODU UTILITY JACKET IS AUTHORIZED IN LOCATIONS AND SITUATIONS

WHERE THE WEAR OF THE ODU IS AUTHORIZED.

   D. THE ODU UTILITY JACKET IS THE ISSUED LINER FOR THE FWP II AND WHEN

MARRIED TO THE FWP II, MAY BE WORN WHENEVER THE FWP II IS AUTHORIZED FOR

WEAR.

5. THE FLEECE LINER FOR THE FWP II REMAINS AN AUTHORIZED OPTIONAL UNIFORM

ITEM WHEN MARRIED TO THE FWP II.  HOWEVER, THE FLEECE LINER IS NOT

AUTHORIZED AS A STAND ALONE JACKET.

6. QUESTIONS REGARDING UNIFORMS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO CWO ENNIS AT

(202) 493-1972, OR VIA E-MAIL AT ROCKWOOD.L.ENNIS(AT)USCG.MIL.

7. RELEASED BY RADM RONALD T. HEWITT, ASSISTANT COMMANDANT FOR HUMAN

RESOURCES.

8. INTERNET RELEASE IS AUTHORIZED.

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