NAVY MATERNITY UNIFORM PILOT PROGRAM ENHANCEMENT:
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SUBJ/NAVY MATERNITY UNIFORM PILOT PROGRAM ENHANCEMENT//
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NARR/REF A IS NAVADMIN 284/21, NAVY MATERNITY UNIFORM PILOT PROGRAM.
REF B IS NAVPERS 15665J, U.S. NAVY UNIFORM REGULATIONS.//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces an enhancement to the Navy Maternity Uniform
Pilot Program (MPP) by providing participating Sailors options for issued
maternity uniforms during their pregnancy.
2. Background. Since January 2022, over 850 MPP Sailors have received one
set of each type of authorized maternity uniform in line with references (a)
and (b). All components and items were delivered to the selected home of
each participant and ready for wear at no personal cost.
3. Based on participant feedback, the Navy MPP will be expanded by offering
a choice of sea bag component options to each participant to better align
issued uniforms with daily duties and individual command uniform
4. Effective immediately, the Navy MPP will begin offering four maternity
sea bag options. Participants will also have the option to update their
selection if uniform requirements change as directed by their
command. Available options include:
a. Standard Option. One of each type of maternity uniform and
a cardigan sweater.
b. Waterfront Option. Two sets of Navy Working Uniforms (NWU), one
Service Uniform, one Dress Uniform (Service Dress Blue or White), and a
c. Ashore Staff Option A. One set of NWUs, two Service Uniforms, one
Dress Uniform (Service Dress Blue or White), and a cardigan sweater.
d. Ashore Staff Option B. Two Service Uniforms, one or two Dress
Uniforms (Service Dress Blue or White one each), and a cardigan sweater.
5. For more information regarding the Navy MPP uniforms, program
participation, eligibility criteria and application process, please refer to
the following Navy MPP information sources:
a. The Navy MPP Application and Participation Guidance and Instructions
may be found at:
b. Navy MPP Questions, Concerns, and Feedback may submitted to:
c. Navy MPP Helpline: 1-855-MPP-NAVY
d. Navy MPP Uniform Measurements Guide may be found at:
e. Questions regarding this NAVADMIN should be addressed to the
Uniform Matters Office (OPNAV N13X) at Navy_MPP.email@example.com or LS1
Meagan Cobia, Uniform Matters Special Assistant,
f. Questions regarding the Navy MPP program execution,
available uniforms, uniform measurements, shipping, and delivery
should be addressed to MPPcommunicationsteam@nexweb.org or contact
Mr. Paul Shields, Associate Director, Uniform Program Management
Office, firstname.lastname@example.org or Mr. Peppino Panecaldo, Supply
Systems Analyst, email@example.com.
g. Questions regarding parenthood and pregnancy policies should
be addressed to MyNavy HR Parenthood and Pregnancy Policy personnel,
6. Feedback and recommendations regarding Navy uniform and grooming policies
are welcomed and can be provided via MyNavy Portal at
https://www.mnp.navy.mil/, select Professional Resources, U.S. Navy Uniforms
and "Ask The Chiefs" or via the MyNavy UNIFORMS App.
7. Released by Vice Admiral Richard J. Cheeseman, Jr., N1.//