The black unisex cardigan is authorized for wear by all personnel with the class B uniform. You may wear the cardigan indoors or outdoors. When worn indoors you may wear it buttoned or unbuttoned; when outdoors you must have all five buttons buttoned. Shoulder epaulets are to be worn on the shoulders, but no nametag, VMI Crest or VA pin are worn on the cardigan.
The black pullover sweater is authorized with the Class B uniform. You may cuff the sleeves of the pullover, but they may not be rolled or pushed up. Shoulder epaulets are to be worn on the shoulders and the nametag, VMI crest and VA pin worn on the patch, as pictured.
Ties with sweaters
Personnel have the option of wearing a tie when they wear the short or long-sleeved shirts with the pullover or cardigan sweaters. If a tie is worn with the pullover or cardigan sweaters, personnel will wear the collar of the shirt inside the sweater. If no tie is worn with the pullover sweater, the collar is worn outside. If no tie is worn with the cardigan sweater, personnel may wear the collar inside or outside the sweater.