dress blues

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Noun1.dress blues - a dress uniform for formal occasions
dress uniform - a military uniform worn on formal occasions
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
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Learning that he was never issued a set of dress blues, I researched his medals and later presented him with a blouse complete with an original 5th Marine Division patch on the shoulder.
Louise and Ed were wed in San Francisco on January 22, 1944, with First Class Petty Officer Lauing in his dress blues and the bride wearing "an old two-piece green dress with a black hat and a huge sweet pea corsage." From then on, California was a special destination and they traveled there frequently over the years.
There are two in dress blues at every gate here; not really necessary, but they insist, and they tell some great stories!
photographed in his Marine Corps dress blues uniform in 1942.
During one of her final checkups, Sophia surprised Childs by waiting for him on the paediatric floor wearing a miniature assistant surgeon general dress blues uniform her grandmother had made for her.
I was in the airport in my dress blues when I saw a man pushing an elderly woman in a wheelchair.
Yarn Plymouth Yarn Worsted Merino Superwash (100% superwash fine merino wool; 218 yd [199 m]/3V2 oz [100 g[): #60 dress blues navy (A), 1 skein; #62 teal (B) and #16 burgundy (C), 3 skeins each; #38 gulden (gold; D), 1 skein.
Gordon Bannerman, in dress blues at home on leave, Christmas 1940.
Marines have very specific uniforms to wear for every event you can think of: the well-known camouflage, used for field operations and daily wear on base, dress blues for formal events and a summer whites version for hot days.
He stood ramrod straight in his dress blues, talking about God and country, invoking the memory of Pres.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father in Army dress blues, the bride wore a couture gown of ivory white organza and charmeuse that featured an illusion bateau neckline and chapel-length train.
The adventure began on January 9, 1944, with my dad part of a contingent of fresh boot camp graduates decked out in their dress blues and standing in formation at the Bath Iron Works in Maine.