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According to the NOAA, the US military dress code for officers allows "only one wristwatch and one bracelet."
 

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I am not familiar with a military regulation titled NOAA. For example, in the Army, uniforms are addressed in Regulation 670-1.
 

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Ok. For the Army, it is 670-1 With the subsections: 1-14. It is as follows:

1–14. Wear of jewelry
a. Soldiers may wear a wristwatch, a wrist identification bracelet, and a total of two rings (a wedding set is
considered one ring) with Army uniforms, unless prohibited by the commander for safety or health reasons. Any
jewelry soldiers wear must be conservative and in good taste. Identification bracelets are limited to medical alert
bracelets and MIA/POW identification bracelets. Soldiers may wear only one item on each wrist.
b. No jewelry, other than that described in paragraph 1–14a, above, will appear exposed while wearing the uniform;
this includes watch chains, or similar items, and pens and pencils. The only authorized exceptions are religious items
described in para 1–7b, above; a conservative tie tack or tie clasp that male soldiers may wear with the black four-inhand
necktie; and a pen or pencil that may appear exposed on the hospital duty, food service, CVC, or flight uniforms.
c. Body piercing. When on any Army installation or other places under Army control, soldiers may not attach, affix,
or display objects, articles, jewelry, or ornamentation to or through the skin while they are in uniform, in civilian
clothes on duty, or in civilian clothes off duty (this includes earrings for male soldiers). The only exception is for
female soldiers, as indicated in paragraph 1–14d, below. (The term “skin” is not confined to external skin, but includes
the tongue, lips, inside the mouth, and other surfaces of the body not readily visible).
d. Females are authorized to wear prescribed earrings with the service, dress, and mess uniforms.
(1) Earrings may be screw-on, clip-on, or post-type earrings, in gold, silver, white pearl, or diamond. The earrings
will not exceed 6 mm or 1⁄4 inch in diameter, and they must be unadorned and spherical. When worn, the earrings will
fit snugly against the ear. Females may wear earrings only as a matched pair, with only one earring per ear lobe.
(2) Females are not authorized to wear earrings with any class C (utility) uniform (BDU, hospital duty, food service,
physical fitness, field, or organizational).
(3) When on duty in civilian attire, female soldiers must comply with the specifications listed in (1) above when
wearing earrings, unless otherwise authorized by the commander. When females are off duty, there are no restrictions
on the wear of earrings.
e. Ankle bracelets, necklaces (other than those described in para 1–7b), faddish (trendy) devices, medallions,
amulets, and personal talismans or icons are not authorized for wear in any military uniform, or in civilian clothes on
duty.
 

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Good one Boscoe. Not nearly as strict as my department was.

General Order 306.6 Uniform and Equipment.

A uniformed Patrol Officer may wear a wristwatch on either wrist. This wristwatch must be equipped with either a black rubberized strap, black or brown leather strap, or blue, black, or olive drab nylon strap. A wristwatch with a steel, aluminum, or titanium bracelet will not be worn during on-duty patrol tour, to eliminate light reflection, and/or injury to suspect/citizen when compliance or control techniques are utilized.
 

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1-15 Invicta Wear

It is encouraged for soldiers of foreign wars to wear watches with the brand name Invicta..It has proven to deter or eliminate cruel or unusual punishment such as torture to extract information. By wearing an Invicta the enemy will assume you don't know too much.


:lol::lol::lol::lol:Just joking!
 

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More common groups are the Veteran of Foreign Wars (VFW), American Legion, and Disabled American Veterans (DAV) all authorized by Congress.

Not sure if they are authorized by Congress; but, I whereas they are a small set of personell eligible, I would be surprised. Here is the link if anyone is interested:

http://www.nofaweb.org/
 

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I always wore a Timex took a licking and kept on ticking. I actually closed a 200lb missile blast door on one of mine and aside from the cracked crystal it still kept on going(for about a month) then it met it's demise at JAT week in Hornsfeld Germany man it was one cold winter that year!!! I think it got snow and mud in it. Got 1/4 jeep stuck in the mud and had to pick it up and out by hand!!! Those were great Lil' JEEPS!!!
 

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These appear to be standard Army uniform regulations, these standards might also apply to the NOAA Corps, described below.

http://tinyurl.com/35fscc

This is NOAA.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is a scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce focused on the conditions of the oceans and the atmosphere. NOAA warns of dangerous weather, charts seas and skies, guides the use and protection of ocean and coastal resources, and conducts research to improve understanding and stewardship of the environment. In addition to its civilian employees, NOAA research and operations are supported by 300 uniformed service members who make up the NOAA Corps. The Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere at the Department of Commerce, retired Navy Vice Admiral Conrad C. Lautenbacher, serves as the administrator for NOAA.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Oceanic_and_Atmospheric_Administration
http://www.noaa.gov/

This is the NOAA Corps.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Corps (NOAA Corps) is one of the seven Uniformed Services of the United States, having approximately 300 commissioned officers. It is the uniformed service of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which is a scientific agency under the United States Department of Commerce.

The NOAA Commissioned Corps, established in 1917 as the Coast and Geodetic Survey Corps, and then as the Environmental Science Services Administration (ESSA) Corps from 1965-1970, traces its roots back to the former U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, which dates back to 1807 and President Thomas Jefferson. The U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey officers were commissioned so that under the laws of war, they could not be executed as spies if they were serving as surveyors on a battlefield.

The NOAA Corps today provides a cadre of professionals trained in engineering, earth sciences, oceanography, meteorology, fisheries science, and other related disciplines. Officers operate ships, fly aircraft, manage research projects, conduct diving operations, and serve in staff positions throughout NOAA.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NOAA_Corps
 
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