McLemore Deatachment
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Uniform Regulations


Uniform Code - Marine Corps League

(This is not an official version, it is limited to the uniforms worn in the McLemore Detachments, our apologies to our female Marine Corps League members. The full version may be found in an addendum to the national bylaws.)

I. Marine Corps League Medals and Ribbons

Marine Corps League medals may be worn on any Marine Corps League uniform except Casual, starting with the most distinguished medal/ribbon first and others following in sequence.Under no conditions are Marine Corps Service medals/ribbons to be worn with Marine Corps League medals/ribbons. It must be one or the other. Marine Corps Service or Marine Corps League ribbons are to be worn above left shirt pocket.

V. Marine Corps League Patches

Marine Corps League patches shall be worn on the left sleeve, one and one-half (1 1/2) inches below the shoulder seam. No service or Unit patches to be worn on the Marine Corps League Uniform.
Devil Dog Patch will be worn on the right sleeve one and one-half (1 1/2) inches below the shoulder seam.
U.S. flag 2" x 3 1/2" on right sleeve 1 1/2" below the shoulder seam, if not member of MODD, and may be worn by Associate members.

VI. Marine Corps League Covers

All members of the Marine Corps League are authorized the Red cover. Members elected to National office, or appointed to National Staff/Committees are authorized to wear Gold covers. The National Commandant will wear a White cover. Members elected to, or appointed on the Department (State) level are authorized to wear Red with Gold crown covers. The Past National Commandants are authorized to wear a Gold with White crown cover. Past Department Commandant,Past Detachment Commandant, Past Kennel Chief and Past National Director of Young Marines, with the years displayed for holding that office, are the only members who are authorized to wear their respective cover after their tour of duty is completed. All other personnel will revert back to what they were wearing before they were elected or appointed to office, removing past office identification strips. The only insignia authorized to be worn on Marine Corps League covers is the Marine Corps Emblem on left side. The Devil Dog patch will be worn up front on the right side of the cover. The identification strips, i.e., the Department or Detachment strip or embroidering will be centered on the right side. If the Life strip is worn, it will be to the rear of the right side. The Life Member strip will be worn the same as the identification strips are worn. NO Division pins or other ornaments are authorized to be worn on Marine Corps League covers.

UNIFORM - MALE

UNDRESS-(Long Sleeve)

* Standard cover - with Devil Dog patch when   authorized.
* Devil Dog collar (optional), Name tag   (optional).
* Sunburst insignias
* Marine Corps League shoulder patch (left   sleeve) - DevilDog patch (right sleeve)   when authorized, or U.S. flag 2"x 3"if   not member of MODD (see Para V).
* Marine Corps League ribbons OR Marine Corps   ribbons and Badges(NOT MIXED).
* White shirt, long sleeve, military crease   (to be Airline pilot style with two (2)   pockets with button down flaps and   epaulets)
* Tie, black, with Marine Corps or Marine   Corps League goldtie bar.
* Trousers, Blue dress (with NCO "red"   stripe) with belt, Marine Corps web with   brass buckle.
* Trousers, Black (optional) with Belt,black   with Marine Corps emblem on square gold   buckle or Belt, black, dress (optional).
* Socks, black.
* Shoes, black, plain toe.

UNDRESS - (Short Sleeve)

* Standard cover - with Devil Dog patch when   authorized.
* Devil Dog collar (optional), Name tag   (optional).
* Sunburst insignias.
* Marine Corps League shoulder patch (left   sleeve) - Devil Dog patch (right sleeve)   when authorized, or U.S. flag 2"x 3 1/2" if   not member of MODD (see Para V).
* Marine Corps League ribbons or Marine Corps   ribbons and Badges (NOT MIXED).
* White shirt, short sleeve, open collar,   military crease (to be Airline pilot style   with two (2) pockets with button down flaps   and epaulets).
* Trousers, Blue dress (with NCO "red"   stripe) with Belt, Marine Corps Web with   brass buckle.
* Trousers, Black (optional) with Belt, black   with Marine Corps emblem on square gold   buckle or Belt, black, dress (optional).
* Socks, black.
* Shoes, black, plain toe.

CASUAL

* Standard cover - with Devil Dog patch when   authorized.
* Devil Dog Collar (Optional).
* Blazer, Red, two (2) Marine Corps League   buttons on front and     three (3) Marine Corps   League buttons on cuffs. (NO     ribbons/medals   or sunburst insignias are to be worn with   this     uniform).
* White shirt, plain collar (no button down   collars or sunburst     insignias on collar).
* Black tie with Marine Corps or Marine Corps   league gold tie     bar.
* Marine Corps League Crest of Bullion seal.
* Trousers, black.
* Belt, black with Marine Corps emblem on   square gold buckle or belt, black, dress   (optional).
* Socks, black.
* Shoes, black, plain toe.
* Lapel pin (s) - See note 1 below.

NOTE 1:

The following lapel pins may be worn, but NOT more than two (2)- your choice:
The Past National Commandant Pin may be worn inboard with the National Marine of the Year outboard. Also National Marine of the Year may be worn inboard with a Past Department or Detachment Commandant Pin (one (1) only). Kennel Devil Dog of the Year Pin to be worn outboard of National Marine of the Year. The Chapel of Four Chaplains, Membership or Retired Marine lapel pins may also be worn, under same limitations.


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