Young Marine Uniform The official uniform for youth in the Young Marines Program is the Woodland pattern camouflage shirt, trousers, white T-shirt and cover. This uniform is required for all Young Marines events over the unit level. The uniform will be worn as follows:
It is a Young Marine's responsibility to keep his uniform clean and neatly pressed at all times. Boots are polished with a high shine on the toes and heels. Ribbons that become soiled or faded should be replaced. All Young Marines are expected to keep themselves clean and well-groomed whether in uniform or not.
All Young Marines are expected to keep themselves clean and well-groomed whether in uniform or not. Other standards for Young Marines require:
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When being inspected, you will most likely be inspected from the top down. Thus, when preparing yourself for an inspection, we recommend you look at yourself from the top down. Each part of your uniform will be inspected for serviceability, cleanliness, and proper display.
During an inspection, the inspecting young marine may check some of your items to see if they are properly marked with your name in the correct place.
To inspect a platoon of 10 Young Marines in thirty minutes, you would have no more than 3 minutes per Young Marine. That includes your movement time. Inspections should be brief but thorough. You should spend the same amount of time with each Young Marine.