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What is the proper attire for a formal military occasion?  
The proper attire for military personnel to wear to a formal military occasion is: Army dress blue (or white) uniform with a bow tie (men) or neck tab (women); blue or white mess uniform with bow tie (men) or neck tab (women); or the Army green uniform with white shirt and black bow tie (men) or neck tab (women) for enlisted personnel only. For civilians, it is appropriate to wear a white or black tie with a suit or tuxedo (men) and a long or short formal dress (women) to a ball or dance. For a formal dinner, civilians should wear a tuxedo with a bow tie (men) and a long dress, blouse and skirt, or evening slacks (women).
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