MilReg AR 670-1 Frequently Asked Questions

What does AR 670-1 regulate?
AR 670-1 regulates the wear and appearance of Army uniforms and insignia.

Can a soldier mix and match different Uniforms or wear non-authorized accessories?
No, soldiers are not authorized to mix and match different uniforms or wear non-authorized accessories. Uniforms must be worn as prescribed per AR 670-1.

Are there specific rules regarding the wear of headgear in the Army?
Yes, there are specific rules regarding the wear of headgear in the Army. These rules outline when and where headgear should be worn, removed, or modified.

Can tattoos be visible while wearing Army uniforms?
Visible tattoos while wearing Army uniforms are authorized, as long as they are not offensive, extremist, or gang-related.

Are female hairstyles strictly regulated?
Yes, female hairstyles are regulated in the Army. They must be neat, clean, and well-groomed, and should not interfere with the proper wear of headgear or protective masks.

Can soldiers wear civilian clothes while on duty?
Generally, soldiers are not permitted to wear civilian clothes while on duty, unless authorized by their commander for specific reasons.

Is it allowed to personalize Army uniforms with insignia or sewing additional patches?
No, personalizing Army uniforms is not allowed. Soldiers should only wear authorized insignia and patches, as outlined in AR 670-1.

Can soldiers wear religious items with their uniforms?
Yes, soldiers are allowed to wear religious items, such as necklaces or bracelets, as long as they are not visible while in uniform.

What footwear is authorized to be worn with Army uniforms?
Army uniforms are typically worn with standard-issue black leather boots. However, during certain activities or under special circumstances, different types of footwear may be authorized.

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