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  Mess dress Information
Navy blue mess dress is generally worn as the naval equivalent of white tie or fl tie.
Today there is no ball dress, and the only difference between mess dress and mess undress in the Royal Navy is the colour of the waistcoat, which is white for mess dress and blue (or replaced with a cummerbund) for mess undress.
Mess dress in the Royal Air Force is similar to that in the Royal Navy, except that the jacket and trousers are in mid-blue.
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  Mess dress - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Navy blue mess dress is generally worn as the naval equivalent of white tie or fl tie.
In mess dress the waistcoat or cummerbund is replaced by a white waistcoat and the wearer may opt for a starched shirt with a detached wing collar.
Mess dress in the Royal Air Force is similar to that in the Royal Navy, except that the jacket and trousers are in mid-blue.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mess_dress   (1775 words)

  
 Mess kit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A mess kit is a collection of silverware and cookware used during camping and backpacking, as well as extended military campaigns.
Thus, the flat-oval mess kit is split along the length of the side, creating two halves: the deeper halves forms a deep oval skillet, which has a foldable handle that curves near the end into a latch.
In storage, their dimension were similar to the American mess kit's storage dimension; however, instead of splitting along the length of the side, they were split along the width, around two-thirds of the body, creating a pot with handle and a cup, which was useful for cooking and reheating stews and rice.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mess_kit   (955 words)

  
 Mess - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although normally on Federal property, messes must comply with the legal drinking age laws of their province; for example, an 18-year-old soldier may legally consume alcohol in a Quebec mess, but not in one in Ontario, where the legal age is 19.
On a British Army or RAF station, there are usually three messes: the Officers' Mess, for commissioned officers, the Sergeants' Mess, for senior non-commissioned officers (SNCOs) and warrant officers (WOs), and the Junior Ranks' Mess (JRM), for junior ranks.
Mess halls in the USAF, where unmarried junior enlisted residing in the dormitories are expected to eat, are officially referred to as "dining facilities," but are colloquially called "chow halls," although dining facility workers traditionally take offense at the term.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mess   (1589 words)

  
 Mess - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
In non-military usage, a mess is a disordered jumble.
Headdresses are removed upon entering a mess (soldiers without headdress are out of uniform, and soldiers out of uniform cannot salute.) The typical tradition is that anyone wearing a form of headdress inside the mess must buy a round of drinks.
Mess halls in the USAF, where unmarried junior enlisted residing in the dormitories are expected to eat, are officially referred to as "dining facilities," but are colloquially called "chow halls," although dining facility workers tend to take offense at the term.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Mess   (946 words)

  
 Mess dress - Definition, explanation
Mess dress is generally worn as the military equivalent of white tie or fl tie.
However, in the Royal Navy and some other navies distinguish between mess dress (also known as ball dress), which is the equivalent of white tie, and mess undress, which is the equivalent of fl tie.
Today the only difference between mess dress and mess undress in the Royal Navy is the colour of the waistcoat, which is white for mess dress and blue (or replaced with a cummerbund) for mess undress.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/m/me/mess_dress.php   (263 words)

  
 Mess dress military term for formal evening dress
Mess dress is generally worn as the military equivalent of
Mess dress in the U.S. Armed Forces is a more recent trend, which started in the early 20th Century.
Both the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard utilize the same mess uniform, consisting of a fl waist-length "tuxedo" coat with rank rings on the sleeves, and worn with a white bowtie and vest for state occasions, or a fl bowtie and gold cummerbund for semi-formal occasions.
www.apparelsearch.com /definitions/clothing/Mess_dress_definition.htm   (677 words)

  
 Postwar Provost Dress Uniforms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Mess Dress was was approved for wear by Officers for formal mess dinners.
The most commonly seen mess dress consists of a short scarlet "bum freezer" jacket, blue waistcoat with a gold cummerbund and dark blue overalls with a 1 3/4 inch wide red stripe down the sides.
The white mess dress jacket was worn with a soft shirt, stiff collar and fl bowtie.
www.mpmuseum.org /postmess.html   (367 words)

  
 USMC Regulations For Uniforms - Chapter 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The blue dress "B" uniform (or for officers, the blue-white dress "B" uniform when appropriate for the season) may be prescribed for parades, ceremonies, informal social functions, and as the uniform of the day.
The blue dress sweater may be worn as part of the blue dress "C" uniform at the option of the individual except on those occasions when the wear of the blue coat would be more appropriate.
During the white dress uniform phase-out period, white dress coats and trousers/skirts/slacks of either the polyester/rayon or 100% polyester fabrics are authorized for purchase and wear.
members.aol.com /CybrMarine/usmcreg2.html   (2406 words)

  
 Formation Decisions
Mess Dress: The officers mess dress is a scarlet jacket with blue facings and white piping.
The mess dress waistcoat is dark blue with gold lace trimmings, again with the fl 'worm'.
NCOs mess dress is unchanged from the present, except that the new officers pattern waistcoat is worn.
www.army.mod.uk /lancs/formation_decisions/index.htm   (1160 words)

  
 Marine Corps 1983 Uniform 6   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The blue mess dress was redesignated as evening dress in 1922.
Mess dress was adopted by women officers in 1964, changing in 1972 and again in 1982.
Male staff noncommissioned officers were allowed to wear white mess dress beginning in 1971, while their female counterparts were allowed this uniform in 1973.
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 Mess Jackets
The blue mess jacket is made from a Dacron-wool tropical, Army shade 150.
The jacket, which is cut on the lines of an evening dress coat, descends to a point at the hips and is slightly curved to a peak in back and front.
For the Female Blue mess uniform, the long skirts are made from dark blue tropical material, army shade 150 with a kick pleat in the back.
www.supertrooper.com /MessJackets.htm   (773 words)

  
 Amenities
Members are to exercise mature judgment, dress in good taste and maintain a standard of dress appropriate to their status as officers.
Where Mess Dress (MD) is the nominated order of dress, members not in possession of MD are to wear Service Dress (Cool Weather) unless an alternative form of dress is approved by the PMC.
Female dress is to correspond to male standards in uniform, and civilian attire is to be neat and of an appropriate standard for an Officers Mess.
www.defence.gov.au /Raaf/organisation/info_on/bases/amberley/amenities.htm   (418 words)

  
 Mess Dress - ARRSEpedia
Many an Mess Meeting has been dominated by the Mess Dress v Black Tie debate, usually won by the old and bold who've no desire to spend a night in extreme discomfort, just so the JNCOs / subalterns have an increased chance of getting laid.
Worst Officer's Mess Dress award is held jointly by the Army Air Corps and the Intelligence Corps, who both wear a form of wetsuit.
Oddly enough, the one reason that the old and bold do like to wear mess kit is because they can then wear their Medals.
www.arrse.co.uk /wiki/Mess_Dress   (201 words)

  
 Mess Dress   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
I acquired a mess dress before I retired and I am trying to find the regulation as to where and what insignia is required.
I've read in the CF Dress Instructions that a member can have his service dress or ceremonial dress made by a civilian tailor (as opposed to the CF supply system) if that tailor is using 'official' CF tailoring patterns.
Mess Kit is a whole different story and there are numerous tailors around the country that have the patterns and various choices or grades of fabric that one may want to choose from.
forums.army.ca /forums/index.php?topic=1481.0   (1576 words)

  
 ASR Manual
Mess Dress uniforms are worn for all functions in the Captain's Mess; simply put, they are the most formal uniform of Starfleet personnel.
Naval flag officer mess dress uniforms consist of a white jacket trimmed with the piping of their group, and a white blouse with rank insignia on both sides of the collar and the end of each jacket sleeve.
The dress mess uniform is the only Starfleet uniform designed slightly differently for warrant officers than the commissioned or non-commissioned officers.
www.alt-starfleet-rpg.org /library/manual/j.htm   (580 words)

  
 Definition of Mess dress
It is also known as mess uniform and mess kit in some places.
(However, Mess kit in the United States, and some other countries, means a compact kit of cooking and eating utensils for use by soldiers and campers.
Mess dress would be worn at occasions requiring white tie or fl tie as the dress.
www.wordiq.com /definition/Mess_dress   (172 words)

  
 Customs and Traditions - Uniforms
It is similar to RHA Full Dress with a dark blue tunic with scarlet collar, gold braid and lace, silver collar grenades and gilt buttons.
The Mess Dress of The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery is a variation of the Army pattern approved in 1986 and is known as the “Artillery Pattern Mess Dress” It is No 2 order of dress.
This Mess Dress (No 2) is based on the Army pattern which consists of a scarlet jacket with shawl collar, midnight blue trousers and midnight blue waistcoat.
www.artillery.net /english/rhquniforms.htm   (1172 words)

  
 Dress Uniform - Tutto Militare.com
Dress Winter winter with a type scarf that is not worn about the neck but from the right shoulder across the chest, tied with 2 big tassels and the sword complete with knot and frog
Mess Dress, complete with a fine set of mini medals
Mess Dress, complete with the same scarf as in #1
www.tuttomilitare.it /usa/dress_uniform.htm   (127 words)

  
 Mess Night Manual - 1986
It is a military formation, as old and as rich in tradition as the quarterdeck or the mounting of the guard, and as essential to a close-knit, smooth-performing unit as are drills, inspections and military ceremonies.
It cannot be too strongly emphasized that mess night is not a party in any sense; it is very similar to honors, for its purpose is to solemnly pay tribute to all of those intangibles for and by which the military unit stands.
A "Dining-In" or "Mess Night" is a military formation, as old and as rich in tradition as the quarterdeck or the mounting of the guard, and as essential to a close-knit, smooth performing unit as are drills, inspections and military ceremonies.
www.history.navy.mil /library/special/mess_night.htm   (7375 words)

  
 Dress No 5 Mess Dress   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Members not in possession of mess dress wear Dress No 1B with bow-tie.
Dress No 5 Mess Dress Warrant Officers, Senior Ratings and Junior Ratings
Dress No 5 is Worn on the Following Occasions:
www.navy.mil.za /dress_regs/dress5/dress5.htm   (61 words)

  
 United States Marine Corps - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Marine Corps Dress uniform is the most elaborate, worn for formal or ceremonial occasions.
It is equivalent in composition and use to fl tie, worn at ceremonial events.
Unlike the Dress and Service uniforms, utilities are not permitted for off-duty wear.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Marine_Corps   (8326 words)

  
 The Salacious Historian's Finished Sewing Projects
Mind you, I am not particularly fond of "cocktail dresses" at the best of time and was quite disappointed that the Mess function would be dinner suit and cocktail dress and not my much favourite Mess dress and long evening dress.
I do prefer the latter, because there are so few chances to wear a swishy long dress or suit.
The dress is lined with dark red bremsilk, which makes it very comfortable to wear.
www.kipar.org /salacious-historian/costume-diaries/2004-chinese-cocktail.html   (312 words)

  
 SOL: 84 -- CADET MESS DRESS UNIFORMS (03/07/01)
This is a Market Survey to locate additional sources to manufacture Cadet Mess Dress Uniforms at the USAF Academy.
The mess dress for men consists of Jacket and Trousers, and the mess dress for women consists of Jacket and Skirt.
Estimated annual quantities are as follows: 850 each men's mess dress jackets; 150 each women's mess dress jackets; 850 each men's trousers; 150 each women's skirts.
www.fbodaily.com /cbd/archive/2001/03(March)/07-Mar-2001/84sol002.htm   (501 words)

  
 Us Navy Mess Dress Medals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
In the Royal Navy, mess dress (as opposed to mess undress...
Mess Dresses for Officer`s and NCO`s of the British Army.
for Mess Night is the mess dress uniform, either Dinner...
www.higginspage.com /us-navy-mess-dress-medals.html   (257 words)

  
 A Socialite's Life
According to Chanel,the dress Kirsten Dunst wore in spiderman was a Chanel off the rack copy of the couture dress.Whatever.....The next few award shows should be a nightmare for stylists.
I think the two dresses are very pretty and they definitely should have been seen more than once.
Lots of actresses wear the same dresses, this is just a screw up because it was Reese's big day and they should have known better.
socialitelife.com /2006/01/20/natalie_portman_and_debra_messings_dress_mess.php   (2329 words)

  
 MESS DRESS MEDAL HOLDERS - The Hock Shop Shopping Cart   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Holds one (1) ribbon or two (2) Mess Dress Mini Medals.
Holds two (2) ribbons or four (4) Mess Dress Mini Medals.
This item holds nine (9) Mess Dress Mini Medals.
www.thehock.com /shop/index.php?cat=42&shop=1&   (140 words)

  
 Dining Out   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Fine food, fun and fellowship are planned for all current and retired KyANG members and their spouses or guests when the mess convenes at the Club Hotel by Doubletree.
Members of the mess will have a choice of two meals — grilled chicken breast with red pepper coulis sauce or pork tenderloin with a dijon mustard, brandy and peppercorn sauce, said Lt. Col.
The cost per person is $18 for airmen through technical sergeants, $25 for senior NCOs, $27 for company-grade officers and $30 for flag and field-grade officers.
www.kyang.ang.af.mil /9805/059805.htm   (569 words)

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