Command and Assignments

Navy officers and enlisted personnel wear various gold, silver or pewter insignia on the left breast to indicate special qualifications. Some insignia are worn above the ribbons; some are worn below. Command-At-Sea pins are worn on the right breast while the individual is serving in that capacity, as are Presidental and Vice Presidential Service badges. Identification badges are worn on the upper left pocket by members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff staff and those assigned to the Office of the Secretary of Defense staff.


Command-at-SeaCommand Ashore/
Project Manager


Small Craft (Officer)


Small Craft (Enlisted)Presidential Service


Vice Presidential
Service Badge
Office of the 
Secretary of Defense

Joint Chiefs
of Staff

Command Master


Career CounselorRecruiting Command


Recruiting Command
Wreath of Excellence
Recruit Company