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FY2021 Marine Corps Supplementary Clothing Allowances
(Effective October 1, 2020)

DoD FMR, Vol. 7A, Chapter 293058



When a Marine Corps enlisted member is assigned to

then the Supplementary Clothing Allowance to be paid in cash is

and the frequency of payment is (Note 1)

male Staff Non-Commissioned Officer (SNCO) White Trousers (note 2)


only upon assignment.

female SNCO White Skirt (note 2)


female SNCO White Slacks (note 2)


duty as a male student at the Naval Academy Preparatory School


duty as a female student at the Naval Academy Preparatory School


Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps


Recruiter (Vinyl Cover) $148.00



  1. The supplementary clothing allowances listed are, unless otherwise noted, payable upon initial assignment to a normal tour of the duties described and 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 6 least 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. Required for all SNCO whose approved duty assignment requires the white trousers, white slacks and white skirt.

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