How do you sew a rank on a uniform?

Where do you put your rank on ASU?

Attach enlisted rank patch to the ASU jacket. You may elect to either sew the patch on by hand or take the uniform and patches to a tailor. The rank patch should be located on the outer part of each sleeve, at the halfway point between the shoulder and the elbow.

How do you sew on army stripes?

Service stripes are sewn on the outside of the left sleeve, 4 inches from the bottom of the sleeve at a 45 degree angle. Additional service stripes are sewn parallel to and 1/16-in above the stripe below.

How much does it cost to sew on a patch?

Sewing on Patches

In general, a seamstress should charge at least $3 for each patch, but even that is not enough. This sort of sewing requires one to be quite precise, so extra effort is a must. Up to $10 is a good price if we are using a sewing machine.

Where does the service stripe go on dress whites?

Navy women wear service stripes 5-1/4 inches long and 1/4 inch wide. The stripes are worn on the left sleeve of Dress Blue, Dress White, Dinner Dress Blue Jacket, and the Dinner Dress White Jacket with the lower ends to the front. The lower end of the first stripe is 2 inches from the end of the sleeve.

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What side does unit patch go on Army?

It is always worn on the right-hand side of the uniform, parallel to the branch insignia patch. Did you know that all US army soldiers must wear a unit patch? This patch signifies what unit that person is assigned to and is always placed on the left shoulder of the uniform or on a beret.

What countries do you get a combat patch for?

The following countries are currently recognized as combat zones: Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Jordan, United Arab Emirates and Yemen. For a complete list visit

Where do army patches go?

The Tabs are placed 1/2 inch below the shoulder seam and centered on the Class A Jacket. Unit Patches are worn 1/4 inch below the applicable Tab and centered.