Uniform Policy

Uniform Requirements/Authorized Uniforms
Dress Code
JFSC prides itself on being a professional educational and military institution. The College dress code seeks to protect this professional image.

Uniform Requirements
  1. All students are required to bring the primary duty uniform and graduation uniform. Additionally, JAWS students are expected to have the full complement of uniforms required by their Service.
  2. The Commandant may modify the normal dress standards when it makes sense to do so for team building, employee morale, or camaraderie reasons.
  3. The COS and School Directors may designate wearing of any uniform that faculty, staff, and students are required to have for specific events.
Primary Duty Uniform
Dress standards on days when class is in session (except as noted below) are as follows:
 
  Primary Uniform1 Alternate Uniform
Army: ACU Class B
Navy: NWU/Flight Suit1 Service Khaki, BDU
Air Force: ABU/Flight Suit1 Short or Long Sleeve Blues1
Marines: MARPAT (Woodland) Service B or Service C
Coast Guard: Operational Dress Tropical Blue
International Fellows: BDU equivalent Class B equivalent
Uniformed Civilians: BDU equivalent Class B equivalent

Notes:
  1. Faculty, Staff, and Students may wear the primary or alternate uniform at their discretion unless directed otherwise. Flight suits are authorized in accordance with Service regulations.
Civilian Standards

(1) The male standards consist of a business suit, or trousers with a conservative sport coat, and tie; however, wearing of the jacket for the entire duty day is not necessary. Shirts should be pressed, short or long-sleeved, with no fraying at the collar or cuffs. Spread collar or button-down Oxford is suggested. Boots or dress shoes should be of a good quality with low heel. Facial hair should be well groomed. Accessories may include a ring, watch, tie pin and/or cuff links.

(2) The female standards consist of a conservative business suit (pants or skirt), slacks with blazer, or a conservative dress. Shirts, blouses, or sweaters may be worn. Boots or dress shoes should be of good quality with low to moderate heel. Wear accessories moderately. Women shall avoid low necklines and short hemlines.

(3) Civilian personnel performing technical functions such as installing cable, major office cleaning, or furniture moves or installation, should wear appropriate clothing as approved by their Director/Dean as making good sense due to functionality and safety. The appropriate clothing shall always be in good repair.

(4) Contractor personnel shall wear clothing as approved by their parent organization. Generally, it will be in good taste and in keeping with JFSC policies depending on the duties.

(5) On Fridays, civilian casual is authorized. Men may wear trousers and a long or short-sleeve dress shirt with collar, without tie, or a polo shirt. Shoes may be casual but may not be athletic styles or sandals. Women may wear slacks, skirt, or dress, and sandals with or without hose.


  
Dress standards for graduations are as follows:
Individual school graduations shall apply the normal standard:
Joint Advanced Warfighting School graduation uniform is as follows:
  Uniform Requirement
Army:   Class A (ASU or Green)
Navy:   Service Dress White
Air Force:   Short or Long Sleeve Blues
Marine:   Service A (green)
Coast Guard:   Class A equivalent
International Fellows:   Class A equivalent
Uniformed Civilian:   Class A equivalent
 Civilian Men:  Business Suit or Sport Coat and tie*
 Civilian Women:  Sunday Dress or Business suit or Pant suit*
 *Determined by host, current fashion, local customs, time and type of event.

   Joint and Combined Warfighting School graduation uniform is as follows:
  Uniform Requirement
Army:   Class B
Navy:   Service Khaki
Air Force:   Short or Long Sleeve Blues
Marine:   Service B or Service C
Coast Guard:   Tropical Blue
International Fellows:   Class B equivalent
Uniformed Civilian:   Class B equivalent
 Civilian Men:  Business Suit or Sport Coat w/out tie. Trousers with open collar shirt * 
 Civilian Women:  Simple skirt or dress, slacks with jacket, pantsuit. Low or flat shoes acceptable *
 *Determined by host, current fashion, local customs, time and type of event.

Joint Continuing and Distance Education School graduation uniform is as follows:
  Uniform Requirement
Army:   Class B
Navy:   Service Khaki
Air Force:   Class B
Marine:   Service B or Service C
Coast Guard:   Tropical Blue
International Fellows:   Class B equivalent
Uniformed Civilian:   Class B equivalent
 Civilian Men:  Business Suit or Sport Coat w/out tie. Trousers with open collar shirt * 
 Civilian Women:  Simple skirt or dress, slacks with jacket, pantsuit. Low or flat shoes acceptable *
 *Determined by host, current fashion, local customs, time and type of event.


Joint, Command, Control, and Information Operations School graduations apply the normal standards. 



Military student and faculty use of civilian attire is authorized as outlined below:

  1. During Offsite Visits. Students and faculty may wear civilian attire (slacks and a long or short-sleeve collared shirt) on the day when an offsite is scheduled.
  2. Battlefield Staff Rides.  Student and faculty attire for battlefield staff rides (Normandy, Gettysburg, and Yorktown) shall be seasonally appropriate attire.
  3. Role Playing.  Students may wear civilian attire when that attire is appropriate for role playing during an exercise.
  4. During normal working hours, when classes are in session (0730 to 1630), athletic attire shall only be worn to/from the locker room and the building exit.
  5. During non-working hours (early/late, weekends, and holidays), military students and faculty may wear appropriate civilian attire when using JFSC facilities.

Last update: 09 March 2015