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AR 670-1: Chapter 20-21: Scarves

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a. Dress, black.

(1) Type. Black scarves are optional purchase items.

(2) Description. The material is wool, silk, or rayon of a commercial design, approximately 12 by 52 inches.

(3) How worn. The scarf is authorized for wear by all personnel with the Army black, all-weather coat and the windbreaker. The scarf is worn folded in half lengthwise, with the lengths crossed left over right at the neck, and the ends of the scarf tucked neatly into the neckline of the outer garment. When worn properly, the folded portion of the scarf may be slightly visible above the collar of the outer garment.

b. Utility, olive green 208.

(1) Type. Olive green 208 scarves are organizational issue items.

(2) Description. The material is wool, flat-jersey knit, in olive green shade 208, in a tubular, seamless-type style with reinforced ends, 51 1/2 to 55 1/2 inches long, by 8 1/2 to 9 1/2 inches wide.

(3) How worn. The scarf is authorized for wear with the cold-weather utility coats (field jackets and parkas). The scarf is worn with the lengths folded in half lengthwise and crossed left over right at the neck, with the ends of the scarf tucked neatly into the neckline of the outer garment. When worn properly, the folded portion of the scarf may be slightly visible above the collar of the outer garment.