FY2024 Navy Special Initial Clothing Allowance 
(Effective April 1, 2024)

DoD FMR, Vol. 7A, Chapter 293058


When an entitled enlisted member is and is then the total value of the Special Initial Clothing Allowance is and the prescribed cash payment portion to be paid is and the Partial Initial Clothing Allowance for a member of the Reserves or Guard called to active duty is
in pay grade E-6 or below and assigned to the U.S. Navy Band, Washington, DC, or the U.S. Naval Academy Band, or selected for appointment as a Limited Duty Officer in the Navy or Warrant Officer One in the Navy Male $1,280.38 $1,280.38 $0
Female $1,239.46 $1,239.46 $0
eligible to wear the uniform of a chief petty officer (E7-E9)
(See Note)
Male $1,280.38 $1,280.38 $1,280.38
Female $1,239.46 $1,239.46 $1,239.46
selected for officer training in the Navy and enters Officer Candidate School, the Enlisted Commissioning Program, or the Seaman to Admiral Program Male $2,159.77 $2,159.77 $0
Female $2,324.68 $2,324.68 $0


  1. Navy Reserve personnel advanced to Chief Petty Officer on or after October 1, 2009, are entitled to the full special initial clothing allowance.  Chief Petty Officers in the Navy Reserve who were advanced before October 1, 2009, were only paid a partial special initial clothing allowance and are entitled to a partial initial clothing allowance when called to active duty for 6 months or more.
  2. Bolded information reflects changes in current chart.

Page updated April 4, 2024