Uniforms of the Baustralian Armed Forces

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The Baustralian Armed Forces wear uniforms based on the Canadian Distinctive Environmental Uniforms, as well as the United Kingdom's uniforms, both current and former. The navy wears a double-breasted jacket, with gold sleeve lace, and gold insignia for NCMs, and in some uniforms, shoulder boards. They, unlike the other service branches, wear NCM insignia on the left sleeve only. The army doesn't wear sleeve lace but rather shoulder boards for officers, and standard gold insignia for NCMs. The air command wears white and black sleeve lace, and pearl NCM insignia.

Standard headdress includes forage caps for ceremonial dress, Bicorns and bearskin caps are used for the naval and army full dress. In service dress, naval members may wear a forage cap, army members may wear a beret, and Air Command members wear a side cap. These can be substituted for berets, or forage caps, should an event be tri-service.

All these regulations are covered by a document and its subordinates, the BAF-265, 001 (HRN), 101 (Army), and 303 (AIRCOM).

Numbered orders of dress

Number 1 (Full dress)

Number 1 order of dress, or Full dress, is a uniform used for major parades, and is worn by naval and air flag officers, as well as Infantry and Cavalry personnel. The naval full dress is similar to the naval frock coat uniform worn by senior members of the British royal family.

The naval uniform consists of a bicorn; frock coat, with ten buttons, epaulets, and sleeve lace; gold and white stable belt; black trousers; and shoes. Sashes, stars and medals may be worn.

The infantry uniform consists of a bearskin cap; red coat, and epaulets; midnight blue trousers with red piping; and shoes. Sashes, stars and medals may be worn. The cavalry uniform consists of a Slouch hat; midnight blue cavalry coat, and epaulets; midnight blue trousers with red piping; and riding boots. Sashes, stars and medals may be worn.

Similar to the naval uniform, the Air Command wears a bicorn with gold piping; frock coat with twenty-two buttons, and epaulets; blue trousers; and shoes. Sashes, stars and medals may be worn.

Number 1A (Full dress, with shoulder boards)

Number 1 order of dress, or Full dress, is a uniform used for major parades, and is worn by naval and air flag officers not issued epaulets. It is the same uniform, though the epaulet is substituted with a shoulder board.

There is no army equivalent.

Number 1B (Ceremonial dress)

Number 1B order of dress, or Ceremonial dress, is a uniform used for ceremonial parades not warranting full dress.

The naval uniform consists of a black forage cap; black double breasted jacket, with sleeve lace; white shirt; black trousers; and shoes. Sashes, stars and medals may be worn.

The marines uniform consists of a white forage cap, with red band; black single breasted jacket, with cuff detail, and shoulder boards; white shirt; black trousers with red piping; and shoes. Sashes, stars and medals may be worn.

The army uniform consists of a green forage cap; green single breasted jacket, with shoulder boards; light green shirt; green trousers; and shoes. Sashes, stars and medals may be worn.

The Air Command uniform consists of a blue forage cap; blue single breasted jacket, with shoulder boards; light blue shirt; blue trousers; and shoes. Sashes, stars and medals may be worn.

If accouterments are worn, an applicable stable belt is also worn over the jacket.

If the member is in the BAUSOFCOM, they may opt to wear a brown coloured uniform. This is only done in No. 1B, and not done in No. 3.

Number 1C (White dress)

Number 1C order of dress, or White dress, is a uniform used for parades in the summer. It can be worn with other elements wearing Number 1.

The naval uniform consists of a white forage cap; white single breasted jacket, with shoulder boards; white trousers; and white shoes. Sashes, stars and medals may be worn.

Number 2 (Mess dress)

Number 2 order of dress, or Mess dress, is a uniform used in the evening at mess events.

The naval uniform consists of a black peaked dinner jacket, with sleeve lace; white shirt; bow tie; black trousers, with gold piping for Senior and Flag officers; and black shoes. Sashes, stars and miniatures may be worn.

The army and marines uniform consists of a red dinner jacket, with shoulder boards; white shirt; bow tie; midnight blue trousers, with gold piping for Senior and Flag officers; and black shoes. Sashes, stars and miniatures may be worn.

The air force uniform consists of a blue dinner jacket, with sleeve lace; white shirt; bow tie; blue trousers; and black shoes. Sashes, stars and miniatures may be worn.

Number 2A (White mess dress)

Number 2A order of dress, or Red sea rig dress, is a uniform used in the evening at mess events on a ship.

The naval uniform is the same as Number 2, with the jacket, trousers, and shoes being white. If a member's cummerbund would usually be black, a white one shall be substituted.

There is no army or air equivalent, and may replace Number 2 dress.

Number 2B (Red sea rig)

Number 2B order of dress, or Red sea rig, is a uniform used in the evening at mess events on a ship.

The naval uniform is the same as Number 2, without the jacket, though a red bow tie and red cummerbund is worn.

There is no army or air equivalent.

Number 3 (Service dress)

Number 3 order of dress, or Service dress, is a uniform worn by members at day to day training.

The uniforms are the same as Number 1, except that no aigulettes, sashes, or stars are worn. Medals shall be replaced with ribbon bars. Army, and marines personnel shall also wear berets in lieu of the forage cap. Air Command members shall wear their wedge cap. Commanding officers may substitute berets for the service/side cap.

Number 3A (Service dress, summer)

Number 3A order of dress, or Service dress, summer, is a uniform worn by members at day to day training.

The uniforms are the same as Number 3, without the jacket. Ribbons and name tags shall be worn in the same manner. Army, marines, and Air Command personnel shall also wear berets in lieu of the forage cap.

Number 3B (Service dress, summer, without tie)

Number 3B order of dress, or Service dress, summer, without tie, is a uniform worn by members at day to day training.

The uniforms are the same as Number 3, without the jacket, and tie. Ribbons and name tags shall be worn in the same manner. Army, marines, and Air Command personnel shall also wear berets in lieu of the forage cap.

Number 3C (Service dress, white)

Number 3C order of dress, or Service dress, white, is a uniform worn by naval members at day to day training in the summer.

The uniforms are the same as Number 3B, with white trousers and shoes. Ribbons and name tags shall be worn in the same manner.

Number 3D (Service dress, sweater/Barracks dress)

Number 3C order of dress, or Service dress, sweater, (barracks dress in the army) is a uniform worn by members at day to day training in the winter.

The uniforms are the same as Number 3A, with a black, green, or blue sweater worn overtop. Ribbons and name tags shall not be worn.

Environmental colours

Environmental colours are worn to distinguish certain trades in the armed forces. This colour will be applied to the band on the forage caps, cummerbunds and gorget patches.

Colour Use Beret Colour Use Beret
  Black Navy, and armoured regiments Baustralian naval beret.svg   Army green Army Baustralian army beret.svg
  Blue Air command Baustralian aircom beret.svg   Red Military Police, and Marines Baustralian milpol beret.svg
  Tan Special Operations Baustralian bausofcom beret.svg   Cerulean Coast guard, and Customs Baustralian coast guard beret.svg
  LN blue Soldiers fighting LN campaigns League of Nations beret.svg   Orange Soldiers fighting LN Observer campaigns League of Nations Observer beret.svg

Decorations

Brevets

Brevets are skill badges which are worn a quarter-inch above the right breast pocket, or a quarter-inch above medals and ribbons. For the naval pilot badge, currently serving pilot officers wear it a quarter inch above their right shoulder rank insignia.

Skill Naval badge Army badge Air force badge
Pilot Naval Air Arm Insignia.svg Baustralian Army Pilot Brevet.svg Baustralian Air Force Pilot Brevet.svg
Astronaut Baustralian Army Astronaut Brevet.svg Baustralian Air Force Astronaut Brevet.svg
Loadmaster Baustralian Army Loadmaster Brevet.svg Baustralian Air Force Loadmaster Brevet.svg

Distinguishing insignia

Skill No. 1 insignia No. 3 insignia FCD(W) insignia
Sea Service Insignia, Class I SSII.svg SSI(No3).svg SSI(FCD).svg
Sea Service Insignia, Class II SSIII.svg

Sea Service Insignia

The Sea Service Insignia is a distinguishing insignia worn by members who have been out at sea. There are two classes of this. A member who has been out at sea for longer than six months at one time can get the class II insignia. Members who have been out at sea for longer than one year at one time can get the class I insignia. Also, a member serving on a ship carrying His Majesty is eligible for the class I insignia regardless of voyage length.

In ceremonial or service dress, it is worn by naval and marine members ​14 inch above the name tag, or ​14 inch above faith insignia. By other members, it is worn 4​34 inches above the cuff, or ​12 above any insignia sewn thereon.

However, in combat dress, it shall be worn ​14 inch above the name tag, or ​14 inch above faith insignia.

Gorgets

Gorgets are a collar patch worn by Baustralian officers of the rank of Colonel or the General ranks.

Branch Colonel General officers Branch Colonel General officers
Army Colonel gorget.svg General gorget.svg BAUSOFCOM Colonel gorget (BAUSOFCOM).svg General gorget (BAUSOFCOM).svg
Canine Handlers Colonel gorget (BCCH).svg General gorget (BCCH).svg Chaplain Colonel gorget (BCC).svg General gorget (BCC).svg
Surgeon Colonel gorget (BCS).svg General gorget (BCS).svg Orthodonics Colonel gorget (BCO).svg General gorget (BCO).svg

Medals

Medals in the Baustralian Honours System shall be worn over the right breast pocket. If the member belongs to an organization that gives medals, they may chose to wear it on the left side. They must be court-mounted. If the member gains more than 5 medals, they must overlap. They may not be stacked.

Gallery

Naval

No. 1-3, and No. 5

Army

No. 1-3, and No. 5

Tri-force (No. 4)