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Posted By WebSgt on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 :: Last Updated: Thursday, October 28, 2010
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by Marine Corps Public Affairs
New York City,  Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at 12:00pm

Former Members of the Armed Forces.  Unless qualified under another provision of this Order or under the provisions of 10 U.S.C 772, former members who served honorably during a declared or undeclared war and whose most recent service was terminated under honorable conditions may wear the uniform in the highest grade held during such war service only upon the following occasions and in the course of travel incident thereto:
(1) Military funerals, memorial services, weddings, and inaugurals.
(2) Parades on national or state holidays; or other parades or ceremonies of a patriotic character in which any active or reserve United States military unit are taking part.  ‘Wearing of the uniform or any part thereof at any other time or for any purpose is prohibited.’. 
(3) Under "chapter 11 MCO P1020.3G, Marine Corps Uniform Regulations (source Document) Basic Guidance *Active Duty/Reservist.,Retiree and Former Marines
Grooming Standards. Anyone who wears the Marine Corps Uniform must abide by the Marine Corps Grooming standards (paragraph 1004 and 8000.2 of the Uniform Regulations). Active duty/Reservists/Retirees and Former Marines must also abide by the height and weight standards (paragraph 8000.2 of the Uniform Regulations).
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