In-port and when performing command directed “group/unit” physical training activities, semi-annual PFA (to include Body Composition Assessment (BCA) and Physical Readiness Test (PRT)), the PTU shirt will be tucked into the shorts. Shorts will be worn fully on the waist. The length of the shorts will not extend below the top of the knee. Running shoes will be comfortable and support the planned exercise. Athletic socks must be worn and shall not extend above mid-calf. Low cut socks are permitted. Pregnant Sailors will wear the shirt out and will discontinue wearing the PTU when it becomes too tight. Female Sailors will wear a sport or dress brassiere when wearing the PTU. Additional undergarments are authorized for all hands.At sea, the wearing of the PUT will be at the discretion of the Commanding Officer. Requirements for female Sailors remain as stated whether wearing the PTU or other personal fitness attire.During individual PT, shirts may be worn in or out of the shorts. All other requirements are the same as “in-port.”While on liberty, components of the PTU are authorized to wear Individually or collectively. The PTU will not be worn while in a duty status or when conducting official business on base (e.g., PSD’s, Medical treatment facilities, galleys, legal).The PTU is not authorized to be worn in lieu of the working, service, or dress uniform while in a limited or light duty status.Optional components are provided for additional comfort and support. Long sleeved PTU shirts and/or navy knit watch caps are authorized when weather conditions warrant. Compression shorts/modesty liners are authorized buy must not be visible while standing and will either be black or navy blue in color.In all cases, the PTU will be worn in such a manner so as to reflect credit upon the Navy and the individual wearing the PTU.AIR FORCEPTU/IPTU Jacket: Jacket zipped at least halfway between the waistband and collar. Sleeves end within 1 inch of wrist. Green or black fleece coat is not authorized to be worn with PTU/IPTU. Do not mix/match PTU/IPTU running suit jacket and running suit pants. All other combinations authorized.Short/Long-Sleeved PTU/IPTU Shirt: Short or long-sleeved shirt tucked into shorts or running pants at all times. Do not remove or cut sleeves. Short or long-sleeved white or light gray form fitting undershirts, (i.e. spandex, lycra orelastic material) may be worn and visible under short or long-sleeved PTU/IPTU shirt. Undershirt must be tucked in.IFPU Sweatshirt: Sweatshirt extends no lower than six inches below natural waist line. Do not push up, removeor cut sleeves.PTU/IPTU Running Pant: Waistband rests at or within two inches of natural waistline. Both pant legs extend belowankles and zipped to within once inch of bottom.PTU/IPTU Shorts (with/without reflective material): PTU/IPTU shorts waistband rests at or within two inchesof natural waistline. Lining in PTU/IPTU shorts may be removed. Short, mid and full length solid black or dark blueform fitting sportswear (i.e. spandex, lycra or elastic) may be worn visibly under both the PTU/IPTU and optionalIPTU running shorts.Reflective Belts: Reflective belts, armbands, etc. are required during periods of low light conditions when wearingoptional running shorts (without reflective material) as part of PTU/IPTU. Reflective belts, armbands, etc. are optionalwhen wearing combos of standard issue PTU/IPTU items that contain reflective material on top and bottom garments.Socks: Socks are mandatory. Socks will be white and may have small trademark logos.Athletic Style Shoes: Athletic style shoes are mandatory. There are no restrictions on the color or the athletic shoes.Headgear: Knit watch caps will be plain black, dark blue or sage green without logos/lettering. Solid black or darkblue baseball/sport caps (w/optional AF logos/lettering) are authorized during individual PT and shall be worn outdoorsonly. Bandanas and other similar headscarves/headgear not authorized unless due to medical waiver condition.Gloves: Gloves will be black or dark blue leather, knitted, tricot or suede, or a combination of leather, knitted, tricot,and suede and without logos.Scarves and Earmuff: Scarved will be black or dark blue, all wool or cotton simplex, with or without nappedsurface, and less than 10 inches in width. Earmuffs will be solid, black or dark blue, made of any material and maywrap around either top/rear of head.Headphones and earphones: (iPods, etc.) are authorized while in the fitness center or on designated running areasunless prohibited by the installation commander.Grooming: All personal grooming standards apply while participating in physical fitness activities with one exception:long female hair will be secured but may have loose ends and may extend below the collar; i.e., ponytails.Customs and Courtesies: Render proper military customs and courtesies to honor the flag during reveille/retreat(come to full attention and rendering proper salute when outdoors). Saluting due to rank recognition is not requiredwhen wearing the PTU/IPTU.General Considerations: Wear of PTU is mandatory during unit physical training and during physical fitness testingon JB-MDL. Commanders may authorize PTU in immediate work area or place of detail as work and weatherconditions warrant.When participating in organized PT, any combination of the PTU/IPTU items (shorts, T-shirt, pants and jacket) willbe worn as a set and not mixed with civilian clothes. PTU/IPTU items are authorized for wear with conservativecivilian/personal attire during individual/personal PT or while off-duty (e.g. PT shirt with personal shorts/pants, PTjacket with personal shirt/pants/shorts, etc.). No civilian/personal items with offensive wording, graphics or photosare to be worn with the PTU/IPTU items at any time.*Note: Commanders (or equivalent) determine which PT events are “organized.”MARINESThe following physical training uniform guidance is taken from MCO P1020.34G.The standard physical training (PT) uniform consists of the green general purpose trunks and the standard olive green undershirt. Footwear or headgear with PT uniforms will be as prescribed by the commander.The cold weather PT uniform consists of an olive green sweat shirt and olive green sweat pants, with “USMC” lettering and Marine Corps emblem on the left breast of the shirt and upper left leg of the pants. This uniform may be prescribed for unit physical training when the weather requires.The Marine Corps running suit is comprised of a green jacket and trousers with reflective piping material and inserts, a silver Marine Corps emblem on the left breast of the jacket and upper left thigh of the trousers. There is a scarlet and gold “USMC” on the front of the lower right trouser leg and a scarlet and gold “MARINES” on the upper back portion of the jacket. The uniform is meant to be worn in combination with the existing physical training (PT) uniforms, except as indicated below.The standard, Marine Corps running suit or cold weather PT uniform will be prescribed for all command PT activities except on those specific occasions when the commander determines that the wear of shirts with unit distinct markings, or when the modified wear of another uniform or other clothing is more appropriate to the respective unit’s physical training objective.Except for the conduct of physical training, PT gear is not authorized for wear during leave and liberty (to include green undershirt and shorts), with the below two exceptions.The sweatshirt may be worn during leave and liberty as an outer garment or as a layering garment (e.g. under a jacket).The running suit jacket may be worn during leave and liberty as an outer garment. When worn on leave and liberty, the jacket must be zipped at least halfway to the top of the zipper. The running suit can be worn in any combination with the green general purpose trunks and green undershirt, but is not authorized for wear in any combination with the sweat suit. ARMYIPFU Jacket: Sleeves will be down, not rolled or pushed up. Green or black fleece coat is not authorized to beworn with PFU/IPFU. Commanders may authorize long underwear and other items appropriate to weather conditionsand type of activity. If Soldiers wear long underwear, they must conceal them with the sweatpants and/orthe running jacket.IFPU Sweat Pant: Legs will be pulled down and zipped to within one inch of bottom.PTU/IPTU Shorts (with reflective material) and optional IPTU running shorts (without reflective material):The PTU/IPTU shorts waistband will rest at or within two inches of the natural waistline. The lining in the PTU/IPTUshorts may be removed. Short, mid and full length solid black or dark blue form fitting sportswear (i.e. spandex,lycra or elastic) may be worn and visible under both the PTU/IPTU and optional IPTU running shorts.Short/Long-Sleeved IPFU Shirt: Short or long-sleeved shirt tucked into shorts or running pants at all times.Do not remove or cut sleeves.Socks: Socks are mandatory. Socks will be white, calf or ankle length and will not have trademark logos.Athletic Style Shoes: Athletic-style shoes are mandatory. There are no restrictions on the color of the athleticshoes.Headgear: Green micro-fleece caps without logos/lettering in appropriate weather conditions deemed by the Commander.Bandanas and other similar headscarves/headgear not authorized unless due to medial waiver condition.Gloves: Gloves will be black leather, knitted, tricot or suede, or a combination of leather, knitted, tricot and suedeand without logos.Reflective Belts: Reflective belts, armbands, etc. are required during periods of low light conditions when wearingoptional running shorts (without reflective material) as part of PFU/IPFU. Reflective belts, armbands, etc. areoptional when wearing combos of standard issues PFU/IPFU items that contain reflective material on top andbottom garments.Scarves and Earmuff: Not authorizedHeadphones and earphones (iPods, etc.): are authorized while in the fitness center or on designated runningareas unless prohibited by the installation commander.Grooming: All personal grooming standards apply while participating in physical fitness activities.Customs and Courtesies: Render proper military customs and courtesies to honor the flag during reveille/retreat(come to full attention and rendering proper salute when outdoors). Saluting due to rank recognition is not requiredwhen wearing the PFU/IPFU.General Considerations: Wear of PFU/IPFU is mandatory during unit physical training and during physical fitnesstesting on JB MDL. Commanders may authorize IPFU in immediate work area or place of detail as work andweather conditions warrant.Commanders Guidance: When participating in organized PT, any combination of the PFU/IPFU items (shorts,T-shirt, pants and jacket) will be worn as a set and not mixed with civilian clothes. PFU/IPFU items are authorizedfor wear with conservative civilian/personal attire during individual/personal PT or while off-duty (e.g. PT shirt withpersonal shorts/pants, PT jacket with personal shirt/pants/shorts, etc.). No civilian/personal items with offensivewording, graphics or photos are to be worn with the IPFU items at any time. Commanders (or equivalent) willdetermine which PT events are “organized.”Pregnant Soldiers will wear the PFU or IPFU until the uniform becomes too small or uncomfortable. Pregnant Soldiersare authorized to wear the T-shirt outside the trunks. At no time will commanders require pregnant soldiers to buylarger PFU or IPFU in order to accommodate pregnancy. When the uniform becomes too small or uncomfortable,pregnant Soldiers may wear equivalent civilian workout clothes.The only insignia authorized for wear on the PFU or IPFU is the physical fitness badge. When the physical fitnessbadge is worn, it is sewn on the upper left front side of the PFU and IPFU T-shirt and the PFU sweatshirt. On theIPFU running jacket, the insignia is sewn centered ½ inch above the word “Army.” See AR 600-8-22 for criteria forwear of the physical fitness badge.The Army Physical Fitness UniformCompostion: The APFU consists of the following componentsJacket, running, black and gold, with gold Army logo.Pants, running, black, with gold Army logo.Trunks, running, black, with “Army” in gold.T-shirt, black, short sleeve, with “Army” in gold.T-shirt, black, long sleeve, with “Army” in gold.Footwear.Socks.Accessories: The following accessories are normally worn with the APFU.Gloves.Fleece cap, blackGeneral Guidelines:Personnel wear the black micro fleece cap pulled down snugly on the head with the bottom edge covering theears, but not covering the eyebrows. The bottom edge (all) of the cap may be folded, but not rolled.Commanders may authorize wear of commercial running shoes with calf-length or ankle-length, plain whiteor black socks (no logos). If worn, ankle-length socks must cover the entire ankle bone and calf-length sockswill end at the middle point between the ankle and and the knee. Shoes must accommodate all five toes inone compartment. Those shoes that feature five separate, individual compartments for the toes detract from aprofessional military image and are prohibited for wear with the APFU or when conducting physical training ina military formation.Commanders may authorize wear of utility gloves, reflective belts or vests, long underwear, and other itemsappropriate to the weather conditions and type of activity. If Soldiers wear long underwear or other similar items,they must conceal them from view with a running jacket and pants, if wearing the APFU.Soldiers are authorized to wear commercially-purchased black spandex shorts under the APFU shorts. The lengthof the shorts must end above the bottome of the shorts or higher. The commercial shorts must be plain, with nologos, pattterns or obtrusive markings. Soldiers are not required to buy the spandex shorts.When Soldiers wear the APFU as a complete uniform, they will keep the sleeve down on the jacket, the legs downon the pants, and they will tuck the t-shirt inside the trunks. Soldiers may not roll or push up the sleeves of theAPFU jacket or long-sleeved shirt. Soldiers may not cuff the APFU jacket sleeved or long-sleeved shirt. Thereare no restrictions on the combination of APFU items worn, unless the commander has prescribed a particularcombination for formation. APFU clothing bag items and APFU option purchase items may be mixed and worntogether at the same time.The APFU is a clothing bag item, which will replace the IPFU. Each item of the APFU is identified with a nationalstock number and a Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support contract number printed on the label and sewn intothe garment. If the label dows not contain this information, the garment is not an authorized garment. Optionalpurchase APFU items may be worn in lieu of issued APFU, provided the garment is produced by a Natick certifiedmanufacturer and includes the following certification statement printed onto the garment: “This garment is warrantedto meet or exceed the standards of this Purchase Description UQC XXX and was produced under CertificateNo. from basic material and controlled components warranted by the manufacturer to have been produced inaccordance with the sample under current certificate.”Pregnant Soldiers will wear the APFU until the uniform becomes too small or uncomfortable. Pregnant Soldiersare authorized to wear the t-shirt outside the trunks. At no time will commanders require pregnant Soldiers topurchase a larger APFU to accommodate the pregnancy. When the uniform becomes too small or uncomfortable,pregant Soldiers may wear equivalent civilian workout clothes.NAVYShort/Long-Sleeved PTU Shirt: Gold, 100% polyester with anti-microbial and moisture wicking materials and a crewneck collar. It is of loose fit design in unisex sizing. Contains the word “NAVY” in reflective 1½“ capital letters affixed to the upper left front side and upper center back of the shirt in 3: capital letters. Wear right side out, front of shirt to front of body with sleeves rolled down.PTU Sweatshirt: The Navy Sweat Shirt is navy blue, 50/50 cotton/polyester blend (hooded or crew neck), with reflective Navy lettering outlined in gold on the back and reflective Navy lettering and Navy Seal outline in gold on the front. The Navy Sweat Shirt may by optionally worn with the PTU during command directed group/unit PT and will be worn outside of the sweat pant.Pant, Sweat, Navy: The sweat pant is navy blue, 50/50 cotton/polyester blend, with reflective lettering vertically outlined in gold outboard on each pant leg. The Navy Sweat Pant may by optionally worn with the PTU during command directed group/unit PT and will be worn squarely on the waist with both pant legs fully extended.PTU Shorts: Navy blue, with 100% nylon shell and 100% polyester (with moisture wicking and odor-resistant) liner. Elastic and drawstring waistband with two side pockets (one on each side) and one hidden elastic ID card pocket attached to the waistband of the inside liner. The shorts also contain the word “NAVY” in reflective 1½” capital letters affixed to the front left leg. Shorts come in various unisex sizes with either a 6” or 8” leg length. Shorts will be worn fully on the waist.Socks: Made of undecorated, plain or ribbed, cotton, polyester, or lycra, or any combination of those knitted materials. Socks shall not extend above mid-calf. Low cut socks are authorized. Solid white or black in color. Wear right side out.Shoes: Low or high-cut commercial brand athletic shoe designed to support planned exercise. Shoes should be comfortable and support the planned exercise; color is optional and all fasteners closed.Minimalist footwear: Minimalist footwear is defined as shoes that allow the foot to function naturally without providing additional support or cushioning. Any shoe that is marketed as minimalist or barefoot-like footwear (current types such as the – Vibram five fingers, Nike free shoes, Vivo barefoot shoes, Inov-8 shoe, and FeelMax) are authorized for wear with the PTU.Headphones/earphones: (iPods, etc.) are authorized while in fitness centers or on designated running areas only.Grooming: All personal grooming standards apply while participating in physical fitness activities with one exception: long female hair will be secured but may have loose ends and may extend below the collar; i.e., ponytails.Customs and Courtesies: Render proper military customs and courtesies to honor the flag during reveille/retreat (come to full attention). Saluting due to rank recognition is not required when wearing the PTU.General Considerations: The PTU is designed primarily for group/unit physical training activities and the semi-annual Physical Fitness Assessment (PFA); however, it can be worn both on and off base for fitness and/or leisure unless determined otherwise by regional coordinators or Commanding Officers.