JPA Questions and Answers

1. What does the acronym ASU stand for? Army Cadet Service Uniform
2. What type of shirt is worn under the Army Cadet Service Uniform Coat? 510 gray long sleeve shirt or short sleeve shirt.
3. The black necktie/neck tab is optional when wearing what type of uniform? Class B uniform with short sleeves.
4. What color t-shirt is worn with the class A or B uniform? White.
5. What uniform is worn during ceremonies and social functions? Class A or B uniform or ASU. Easter Egg
6. What uniform is worn at summer camps and for participation on special teams? ACUs.
7. What insignia do cadet officers wear on the grey beret? Grade or rank insignia.
8. What insignia do enlisted cadets wear on the gray beret? ROTC insignia.
9. What color t-shirt is worn with the ACU uniform? Tan
10. How is the grade (or ROTC) insignia worn on the gray beret? Centered on the flash.
11. How are ribbons positioned on the class A uniform? (MALES) ribbons are centered on the left side 1/8 of an inch above the left pocket. (FEMALES) ribbons are parallel to the nametag which is between 1 and 2 inches above the top button.
12. Describe a rank? Cadet describes a certain rank asked by the inspector. (Be familiar with all ranks)
13. How often must a uniform be worn by cadets? At least once per week.

14. Can a male cadet wear an earring in uniform? NO
15. What size earrings can female cadets wear? Small silver, gold or white spherical earrings not to exceed 1/4 inch in diameter.
16. How should the nameplate be worn on your uniform? (MALES) center the nameplate on the right pocket between the top of pocket and the top of the button for males.
(FEMALES) placed 1 to 2 inches above the top button of the coat and centered horizontally on the right side of the coat. The nameplate will be worn in comparable position on the Class B uniform.
17. What regulation covers the wear of the uniform? AR 670-1 and CCR 145-2.
18. Are shoulder boards authorized for wear with the class B uniform? Yes.
19. What does the acronym ACU stand for? Army Combat Uniform.
20. What color socks are worn with the Army Cadet Service Uniform? Black