United States marine Corps- Dress Blues Uniform- Shirt Sleeve Summer Order

The Uniforms of the United States Marine Corps serve to distinguish Marines from members of other services. Among current uniforms in the United States Armed Forces, the Marine Corps dress uniforms have been in service the longest. The Marine Dress Blue uniform has, with few changes, been worn in essentially its current form since the late 19th century.


This is the summer uniform for the United States Marine Corps. Referred to as Shirt Sleeve order. The uniform consists of the following;

Black lace up dress shoes- Dress Blues Trousers with ‘blood’ stripe- Short sleeve, open neck shirt with appropriate rank badges, USMC paratrooper qualification badge and medal ribands (optional)- Peaked Cap (white dress cover cap)- Tan web trouser belt with brass closed buckle.