UNITED STATES COAST GUARD AUXILIARY UNOFFICIAL NEWSLETTER
Hot Weather Uniform Policy and ODU Ordering Information
quote:4.D.5. Hot Weather The Hot Weather Uniform is authorized in locations where humidity and high temperatures cause physical discomfort for personnel performing outdoor activities.
The Hot Weather Uniform is similar to the standard work uniforms described in Chapter 3 except the standard Working Blue utility trousers or ODU trousers are modified into shorts hemmed 1-4 inches above the knee. White socks with black, low top safety boots, or brown boat shoes shall be worn.
Local prescribing authorities may authorize use of the Coast Guard blue crew neck T-shirt stenciled with the words “U. S. COAST GUARD” across the front left chest in white 3/4-inch tall block-style letters. When T-shirts are authorized, then all must be stenciled identically to promote unit identity and professional appearance.
Auxiliary Units may wear the Operational Polo Shirt, with USCG AUXILIARY in white block letters on the left breast and YOUR NAME in white block letters on the right.
The Hot Weather Uniform is considered an optional work uniform and falls under the same guidelines as the Working Blue or ODU uniform for traveling to and from work.Note: Lighthouse Uniforms is having a sale on ODU items at:Operational Polo ShirtAuthorized dark blue operations polo shirt, USCG AUXILIARY embroidered in white on the left front side with Auxiliarists’ LAST NAME embroidered in white on the right front side. Sizes small (SM) through extra large (XL) cost $32.50 each; two extra large (XXL) costs $35.00 each; and three extra large (XXXL) costs $38.00 each. Quantity ordered determines shipping and handling fees. Shipped direct from the embroidery vendor using UPS so a shipping street address is required (no post office boxes) for delivery.You can order the Operational Polo Shirt at AUXCEN. (314) 962-6804ODU Uniforms from the Uniform Distribution Center (UDC)
To place a credit card order call: (800) 874-6841or (609) 861-1221ODU ITEMSODU Coats - Price: $28.05ODU Trousers - Price: $30.30SUPER SAFETY BOOTS (Super Boot II) $121.00
ODU Blue T-Shirts (crew-neck, plain)
Price: $10.35 (package of three)
UDC Stock Number
ODU Accessories Item UDC Stock Number Price ODU Name Tape
$4.00 (group of four)
ODU Tape ODUUSCG $1.00 ODU USCG Auxiliary Tape ODUAUX $1.00 ODU Black Buckle BODU $0.55 ODU Black Belt 46” BBODU $2.00 ODU Black Belt 60” AUXODUBB $1.95 Riggers Belt with buckle, 52 inch RB52 $3.17 ODU Trouser Blousers
$1.32 (pair) ODU Button