American Officers Summer Uniform- Chino- Crusher Cap

The medal ribands on this uniform are representative of those issued up to the end of the Vietnam War. They include the Korean war and Vietnam service ribands.


Male officer’s summer service uniforms usually consisted of the cotton khaki shade 1 uniforms like those of the enlisted men, the main difference being that the shirts had shoulder straps added. An OD dark shade wool shirt and cotton khaki trouser combination was also authorized for officers in tropical zones. However, for dress purposes officer’s also had the option of purchasing a khaki shade 1 summer service uniform of tropical weight suiting fabric. This uniform was identical in cut to the winter officers’ uniform. However, the cloth belt of the winter service coat was omitted.