Army Combat Uniform Guide

ACU Guide


Never worn a uniform before? Or maybe its been a while since you were in uniform? Or maybe you wear a uniform daily on active duty? Whatever your experience level in uniform, THIS IS THE GUIDE FOR YOU!

Army Combat Uniform

This is your all-in-one guide to the Army Combat Uniform. Information here is taken directly from the AR 670-1 and DPAM 670-1, organized to make understanding the regulations and guides as simple as possible.

This guide is designed to present complex information in bite-sized nuggets. We'll give a brief general explanation, then dive into what the AR and DA PAM says, citing the specific chapters and sections, and adding context specific to needs of SDF service members.

  • AR and DA PAM citations are presented in bold
  • [SDF context information contained in brackets]

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The most current AR 670-1 and DA PAM 670-1 were released on 26-JAN-2021, and can be found here:




DA PAM 670-1 26-JAN-2021
Department of the Army Pamphlet 670-1 - Guide to the Wear and Appearance of




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