Womens HairstylesVarious hairstyles are permitted providedthey are groomed to fit within the guide-lines as listed in the Cadet Field Manual.
Womens HairstylesBraids, if worn, must be neatly and inconspicuouslysecured at all points to the head, and may not danglefree at any point. May touch, but cannot fall below thehorizontal line level with the lower edge of the back ofthe collar as indicated by line “a” in the drawing above.
Female Ribbon/Name Tag Placement on OverblousePlacement of the bottom of the ribbons shall be six and onequarter inches down from the intersection of the front seam andshoulder seam and centered over the front seam. Nametagsshall be placed in the same manner on the right side of theoverblouse.
Male and Female Uniforms Normally, only officers and chiefs are authorized to wear the Service Dress Blue uniform.
Male and Female Uniforms Exception:Enlisted membersof the color guardmay wear theService Dress Blueuniform only whenperforming.
Male Uniforms The Working Khaki uniform may be authorized for sea cruises, field trips, or other events as authorized by your SNSI or NSI.NOTE: The khaki uniform is NOT authorized as a "Uniform of the Day”uniform.
Working Khaki ShirtRibbons, medals, and aiguillettesare not authorized on the WorkingKhaki uniform.
The combination cap with white cover is wornonly by chiefs and officers, and by members ofthe color guard.It is worn with the Service Dress.
Cadet Chief Petty Officers wearsa black chin strap.Cadet Officers wear a gold chinstrap.
Caps shall beworn squarely onthe head, with thebottom edgehorizontal.
Male Uniforms• The blue garrisoncap is worn byenlisted cadets withthe navy service, andthe service dress blueuniform.
The khaki garrisoncap or unit ball capwill be worn withthe Working Khakiuniform by allpersonnel.
Plain white crew-neckor V-neck tee shirtsshall be worn with alluniforms.
Female UniformsHosiery shall bemade of nylon, andsimilar in color tothe tone of the skin.When slacks areworn, black plainknit or rib knitsocks will be wornin lieu of hosiery.
Male Necktie (black)Diagrams follow onhow to tie your tiewith a half Windsorknot while lookingin a mirror.
Half Windsor(1) Place the wideend of your tie onthe right side ofyour chest so itextends about 12inches below thenarrow end of thetie.
Half Windsor(2) Cross the wideend of the tie overthe narrow end andthen back under.
Half Windsor(3) Bring the wideend of the tie upand over the neckloop, then turn thewide end downunder and throughthe neck loop.
Half Windsor(4) Take the wideend of the tie andpass it in front ofthe narrow endfrom left to right.
Half Windsor(5) Pass the wideend of the tie upunder and throughthe neck loop.
Half Windsor(6) Bring the wideend of the tie downthrough the frontof the knot.
Half Windsor(7) Finish the tie byforming a dimpleat the base of theknot, then tighten.
Half Windsor(8) Slide up snugto the collar andcenter tie.
The NJROTC patch is worn on the left sleeve of the:• Navy Service shirt• service dress blue coat• khaki shirt• black relaxed fit jacket
The NJROTC Patch • Worn on the left sleeve• Centered midway between the front and rear of the shirt sleeve or coat sleeve• The top 1" below the shoulder seam
The NJROTC patch is also worn on theblue working (utility) jacket with thebottom edge centered 1 inch above theleft breast pocket.
Service Designations (Stars)• A 5-pointed gold star worn centered above ribbons on left side• Designates number of courses/years in the NJROTC program
The "JROTC" Collar DeviceThe JROTC device isworn on the left shirtcollar or the servicedress blue coat collaras shown in theuniform illustrations.
Collar DevicesRank and rate devices will be worn onthe right collar of the shirt and coatas shown in the Cadet Field Manual.
Combination CapThe fouled anchorwill be worn on theheadband of thecombination cap.The black and goldchin straps will beworn attached tothe outside of theheadband with goldcap buttons.
grommet Combination Cap The grommet on the enlisted cap goes on the left side. There is no grommet on the officers cap.
AiguillettesAiguillettes may beawarded as earnedfor various academicand military achieve-ments.They may be wornonly on the ServiceDress Blue, andNavy Serviceuniforms.
AiguillettesOnly the Leadership Academy aiguillette will be worn on the right shoulder.
Aiguillettes will be attached by either a gold coat button on the Service Dress Blue uniform or by a miniature anchor on the Navy Service uniforms.• Only one aiguillette per shoulder
Awards and DecorationsNJROTC ribbonsare worn only onthe followinguniforms:• Service Dress Blue• Winter Blue• Summer Blue
Meritorious AchievementAwarded, WHEN EARNED, to anyNJROTC cadet who distinguishes him/herself only by outstanding meritoriousachievement or performance of ameritorious act. Awarded on a case-by-case basis by the area manager. 1st precedence
Distinguished UnitAwarded YEARLY to cadets in goodstanding who were unit members duringthe academic year in which the schoolearned the Distinguished Unit status.Awarded to only those units thatdemonstrated the very highest levels ofperformance. 2nd precedence
Distinguished CadetAwarded YEARLY to one cadet in eachyear group with the highest combinedaverage for overall scholastic standingand aptitude in NJROTC unit activities(includes academics, homework,physical fitness, community service,drill, etc.). 3rd precedence
Honor CadetAwarded YEARLY to one cadet in eachyear group with the highest overallacademic achievement (GPA) in school,including the naval science courses. 4th precedence
Cadet Achievement 5th precedenceAwarded, WHEN EARNED, to any cadetwho distinguish him/herself byoutstanding achievement or sustainedsuperior performance. The cadet mustexhibit exceptional military aptitudeand dedication to the program as wellas overall excellence in all facets ofNJROTC. Awarded on a case-by-casebasis by the area manager.
Unit Achievement 6th precedenceAwarded YEARLY to cadets in goodstanding who were unit membersduring the academic year in which theschool earned the Unit Achievementstatus as determined by the areamanager. Awarded only to those unitsthat demonstrated exceptionalperformance, but did not qualify forDistinguished Unit status.
Military Aptitude Bishop Kenny’s Requirements:Awarded YEARLY to those outstandingcadets who demonstrate an exceptionalmilitary aptitude and one Advancement - Has passed at least dedication to the Exam per year in Naval ScienceNJROTC program.- Has taken the PRT- Knows how to drill- Knows the Chain of Command 7th precedence- Knows all General Orders to the Sentry
Naval Science 4 Outstanding CadetAwarded YEARLY to outstanding cadetsin Naval Science 4 based on citizenship,academic performance, personalappearance and conduct. 8th precedence
Naval Science 3 Outstanding CadetAwarded YEARLY to outstanding cadetsin Naval Science 3 based on citizenship,academic performance, personalappearance and conduct. 9th precedence
Naval Science 2 Outstanding CadetAwarded YEARLY to outstanding cadetsin Naval Science 2 based on citizenship,academic performance, personalappearance and conduct. 10th precedence
Naval Science 1 Outstanding CadetAwarded YEARLY to outstanding cadetsin Naval Science 1 based on citizenship,academic performance, personalappearance and conduct. 11th precedence
Naval Science 1 Outstanding Cadet Bishop Kenny’s Requirements:- Earned Exemplary Conduct- Earned Exemplary Personal Appearance- Earned an “A” in Naval Science- Participated in 4 or more unit activities
Exemplary ConductAwarded YEARLY to each cadet whodemonstrates exemplary conduct forthe school year. 12th precedence
Exemplary Conduct Bishop Kenny’s Requirements:- In good standing with Bishop Kenny H.S.- Maintained an “O” (outstanding) grade inConduct for the year for Naval Science- No suspensions for the year.
Academic AwardAwarded, WHEN EARNED, to eachcadet who has met any of thefollowing award criteria: 13th precedence
Academic Award (cont.)Honor Roll – awarded ONCE ANNUALLYupon completion of the minimumrequirement, to any cadet who attainsschool honor roll status equal to 50percent or more of the academic year(need not be sequential). 13th precedence
Academic Award (cont.)Academic Team – awarded ONCEANNUALLY upon completion of theminimum requirement, to any cadet whois a member in good standing of theAcademic Team and has participated inthree or more academic competitions. 13th precedence
Exemplary Personal AppearanceAwarded, WHEN EARNED, to eachcadet who displays exemplary personalappearance and has worn his/heruniform on all occasions required. 14th precedence
Exemplary Personal Appearance Bishop Kenny’s Requirements:- Worn uniform on all occasions- Earned a “98” or above on AMI (1st award)- Received an “A” on all uniforminspections for the year (2nd award)
Physical FitnessAwarded, TWICE A YEAR, to any cadetwho meets or exceeds the basicphysical fitness exercise requirementsas outlined in the Cadet Field Manual. 15th precedence
ParticipationAwarded, WHEN EARNED, to anycadet who has participated in threeevents other than routine unitactivities. 16th precedence
Unit ServiceAwarded, WHEN EARNED, to anycadet who has demonstratedexemplary service and dedicationto the unit as determined by the SNSI. 17th precedence
Unit Service Bishop Kenny’s Requirements:- Met fundraiser goal or have refereedover 50% of the flag football games orhas participated in over 50% of all theunit activities.
Community ServiceAwarded, WHEN EARNED, to anycadet in good standing whodistinguishes him/herself bydedicated and outstandingservice to the community. 18th precedence
Community Service Bishop Kenny’s Requirements:- Complete 25 community service hours
Drill TeamAwarded, WHEN EARNED, to eachmember of a drill team in good standingwho has entered competition, orperformed at three or more officialfunctions. 19th precedence
Color GuardAwarded, WHEN EARNED, to eachmember of a color guard in goodstanding who has entered competition,or performed at three or more officialfunctions. 20th precedence
Pistol/Rifle TeamAwarded, WHEN EARNED, to any cadetin good standing who has entered anycompetition. 21th precedence
OrienteeringAwarded, WHEN EARNED, to any cadetin good standing who has entered anyorganized orienteering competition,or who meets the orienteeringqualification standards contained inthe Cadet Field Manual. 22th precedence
RecruitingAwarded, WHEN EARNED, to a cadetwho is instrumental in the enrollmentof two students in the NJROTC program.Subsequent awards are given for eachadditional two students enrolled. 23th precedence
Mini-Boot CampAwarded to any cadet uponsatisfactory completion of mini-bootcamp, Leadership Academy or similartraining as approved by the areamanager. 24th precedence
Sea CruiseAwarded to any cadet upon completionof an at-sea cruise (vessel must cast offlines and be underway). 25th precedence
Bishop Kenny’s NJROTC Flag Football Medal- Refereed over 70% of the flag football games.
Bishop Kenny’s NJROTC Top Gun Medal- Awarded to the Naval Science class with the most overall total points in intramural competition.
LampThe lamp is worn on the Honor Cadetribbon by each cadet achieving an "A"in naval science as follows: • Bronze Lamp – NS-1 • Silver Lamp – NS-2 • Gold Lamp – NS-3 & NS-4
LampCadets achieving school honor rollstatus for one or more semesters weara bronze, silver, or gold lamp on theAcademic ribbon.
TorchThe gold torch is worn on the Aptituderibbon if the cadet is on both theacademic team and the school honorroll.
TorchMembers of the NJROTC academicteam wear the gold torch on theAcademic ribbon.
AnchorThe gold anchor device is worn on thefollowing ribbons: Drill Team Color Guard Academic Award Pistol/Rifle Team Physical Fitness OrienteeringIt is worn only by the present leaderor team commander of the group.
anchor AnchorThe associated ribbon with gold anchoris worn on the right side of the teamcommanders chest. No other deviceswill accompany the gold anchor whenthe award is worn on the right side.
subsequent awards Subsequent AwardsOnly one of any ribbon design may beworn. Stars issued for subsequentawards are issued only ONCE EACHSEMESTER. Stars are worn one ray up,two rays down.
Subsequent AwardsSecond Award =Third Award =Fourth Award =Fifth Award =Sixth Award =Seventh Award =Eighth Award =
All ribbons you earn after the first oneare:• Mounted in order of precedence in rows from top down• Inboard to outboard within rows
Four of the NJROTC ribbons can easily beworn incorrectly (upside down) with thecolors reversed. In all cases when theribbons are worn on the left side of theuniform, the ribbons should be mountedwith the blue portion of the ribbon to thewearers right (toward the uniform buttons).
When ribbon #15 (Physical Fitness) or #20(Color Guard) is moved to the wearersright side, as in the case of a team captain,the ribbon is not turned upside down tohave the dark color inboard. The ribbon isworn as shown on the left side.
NOTESWhen becoming captain of more thanone team, the ribbon with the highestorder of precedence is worn inboard, tothe wearer’s left as shown in theexample in the Cadet Field Manual.When wearing the ribbon of a teamcaptain on the right side of the uniform,a similar ribbon without the team captaingold anchor cannot be worn in itsnormal position on the left side of theuniform.
How should caps be worn?Caps shall be worn squarely on thehead, with the bottom edge horizontal.
Where does the word uniform”come from? What does the worduniform mean?
Where does the word uniform” comefrom? What does the word uniformmean?The word “uniform” comes from acombination of two Latin words, unusand forma, which means “one form.” Suggests a distinctive mode of dress
How often is the NJROTC uniform worn during school hours?
How often is the NJROTC uniform worn during school hours?The NJROTC uniform will be worn by all cadets at least one full school day each week and on other occasions as prescribed by your naval science instructor.
Where are name tags worn on the NJROTC uniform?
Where are name tags worn on the NJROTC uniform?Name tags are positioned onthe right side of the uniformaligned and positionedopposite to the ribbons on theleft side.
TRUE or FALSE. A female cadets hair must not show under the front brim of any cap.
TRUE or FALSE. A female cadets hair must not show under the front brim of any cap.TRUE.
What personnel wear the white combination cap with the Service Dress Blue uniform?
What personnel wear the white combination cap with the Service Dress Blue uniform?Officers, chiefs, and color guard
What optional item isauthorized for wear by femalecadets enrolled in naval sciencetwo and above?
What optional item isauthorized for wear by femalecadets enrolled in naval sciencetwo and above?Plain black dress pumps