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Information about Army Fourrageres

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Who is authorized to wear a fourragere?
A Soldier who earned the fourragere or a Soldier assigned to a unit that was awarded the fourragere.

What uniform is a fourragere worn on?
A male Soldier wears a fourragere on:

  • The Army Green Coat
  • The Army Blue Coat
  • The Army White Coat
  • The AG shade 415 shirt

A female Soldier wears a fourragere on:

  • The Army Green Coat
  • The Army Blue Coat
  • The Army White Coat
  • The AG shade 415 shirt
  • The Army Green maternity tunic

How is a fourragere worn?

  • At least one other US decoration, service medal, or unit award must be worn with the fourragere, cord, or lanyard
  • After US unit awards by date of receipt
  • French fourragere - when authorized for permanent or temporary wear
  • Belgian fourragere - only when authorized for permanent wear
  • Netherlands orange lanyard - only when authorized for permanent wear
  • All are worn on the left shoulder with the cord passing under the sleeve and attached to the shoulder loop of the green and white uniforms, and on the enlisted blue uniforms.
  • Officers authorized to wear a fourragere or lanyard on the blue coat must attach a 20 ligne button to the left shoulder seam, 1/2 inch outside the collar edge
  • Only one fourragere, cord, lanyard, or aiguillette is authorized for wear on each shoulder
  • Brass tips are kept polished

For additional information, please see AR 670-1.

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