Uniform Policy (All Courses)

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

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. The Commandant may modify the normal dress standards when it makes sense to do so for team building, employee morale, or camaraderie reasons. The COS and School Directors may designate wearing f 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:

Service

Service Primary Uniform 1

Alternate Uniform

Army

ACU

Class B

Navy

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 Citizens

BDU equivalent

Class B equivalent


NOTE 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.


Joint, Command, Control, and Information Operations School Uniform Requirements
Military student and faculty use of civilian attire is authorized as outlined below
 
  • Offsite Visits: Civilian attire (slacks and a long or short-sleeve collared shirt).
  • Battlefield Staff Rides (Normandy, Gettysburg, and Yorktown): Seasonally appropriate attire.
  • Role Playing: Civilian attire (slacks and a long or short-sleeve collared shirt).
  • Normal Working Hours/Class in Session (0730 to 1630): Athletic attire shall only be worn to/from the locker room and the building exit.
  • Non-working Hours in JFSC Facilities (Early/late, weekends, and holidays): Civilian attire (slacks and a long or short-sleeve collared shirt).


Dress Standard for Graduation (Varies by program)

Joint Advanced Warfighting School Graduation Uniform Requirements

Army Class A (ASU or Green)
Navy Service White
Air Force Short or long-sleeve Blues
Marines 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 2
Civilian Women Business dress, skirt suit or pant suit 2

Note 2: Determined by host, current fashion, local customs, time and type of event.


Joint and Combined Warfighting School Graduation Uniform Requirements

Army Class B
Navy Service Khaki
Air Force Short or long-sleeve Blues
Marines Service A (green)
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-collared shirt 3
Civilian Women Skirt or dress, slacks with jacket or pantsuit. Low or flat shoes acceptable 3

Note 3: Determined by host, current fashion, local customs, time and type of event.


Joint Continuing and Distance Education School Graduation Uniform Requirements

Army Class B
Navy Service Khaki
Air Force Class B
Marines 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-collared shirt 4
Civilian Women Skirt or dress, slacks with jacket or pantsuit. Low or flat shoes acceptable 4

Note 4: Determined by host, current fashion, local customs, time and type of event.


Last update: 09 March 2015