FY2024 Navy Supplementary Clothing Allowance
(Effective October 1, 2023)

DoD FMR, Vol. 7A, Chapter 293058

When a Navy enlisted member is assigned to then the Supplementary Clothing Allowance to be paid in cash is and the frequency of payment is (Note 1)
duty as the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy or a Master Chief Petty Officer of a Fleet or Force $225.28 annual.
duty as a recruit company commander at Naval training centers or Naval Air Reserve training unit (Memphis) and meets eligibility requirements
(Note 2)
duty as a recruit drill instructor at naval training centers and meets eligibility requirements (Note 3) $225.28
duty as a midshipmen company advisor in pay grade E7 – E9 at the U.S. Naval Academy $225.28
duty as a musician with a Fleet/Area Band, U.S. Navy Band, Washington, DC or Naval Academy Band $225.28
assigned to a recruiting billet or a recruiting support billet (Note 3) $225.28
the USS CONSTITUTION $225.28 only upon assignment.
the U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard $225.28
duty with Naval Administrative Unit, Washington, DC $128.04
the Ceremonial Guard Unit, Naval Air Facility, Washington DC $122.88
a unit of the Armed Forces police or permanent shore patrol $51.20
duty in the executive part of the Department of the Navy located at the seat of government (field activities excluded) $15.36
duty in the Office of the SecDef including the Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff $15.36
active duty or Selected Reserve duty and the individual’s condition requires the wearing of a maternity uniform $435.88 once in 3 years.
  1. The supplementary clothing allowances listed are, unless otherwise noted, payable upon initial assignment to a normal tour of the duties described at the frequency specified in this table.  Annual allowances will be paid upon assignment and upon each subsequent anniversary date of the initial assignment or entitlement, provided the member is projected to remain in the assignment for at least 6 additional months.  Allowances to be paid as once in 3-year allowances, will be paid after 36 months from the date of any prior payment provided the individual’s condition/duties continue to require the supplementary allowance, and they are projected to remain in the assignment for at least 6 additional months.  Members will be paid allowances only when first assigned to specified duty.  A supplementary allowance may not be paid more frequently than once per year for similar duty, even if at different locations or commands or for subsequent recalls to active duty within 1-year, except by special authority of the Service Secretary or designee.
  2. Eligibility requires completion of Recruit Company Commander or Recruit Drill Instructor School.
  3. Recruiting or recruiting support duty means active duty assignment to: Navy recruiting areas, Navy recruiting districts, Navy recruiting “A” stations, Navy recruiting stations, Military Entrance Processing Stations, or to Naval Reserve activities.  It also includes Naval aviation cadet procurement teams at Naval Air Reserve activities.  It is payable to recruiters after reporting to the enlisted Navy Recruiter Orientation Course or upon completion of the Veteran Recruiter Orientation.  It is payable to recruiting support personnel upon receipt of orders to such duty.  It is payable to members in Bureau of Personnel controlled recruiting billets or a recruit support billet upon initial assignment, when specialized training is not required prior to the recruiting assignment.
  4. Bolded information reflects changes in current chart.


Page updated October 6, 2023