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AR 670-1: Chapter 20-10: Cummerbunds

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a. Cummerbund, black, female and male.

(1) Type. The cummerbund is an optional purchase item.

(2) Description. The cummerbund is black, made of a commercial design, in silk or satin material, with four or five pleats running the entire length of the cummerbund.

(3) How worn. The cummerbund is worn with the pleats facing down. Females wear the black cummerbund with the blue and white mess and evening mess uniforms; males wear it with the white and blue mess uniforms. The male bow
tie and cummerbund must be made of the same material.

b. Cummerbund, white, female.

(1) Type. The cummerbund is an optional purchase item.

(2) Description. The cummerbund is white, made of a commercial design, in silk or satin material, with four or five pleats running the entire length of the cummerbund.

(3) How worn. The white cummerbund is worn with the pleats facing down. Females wear the white cummerbund with the all-white mess uniform.