US Army Male Service Stripe Gold embroidered on Blue set of 6 stripes.
Every stripe represents 3 years of service
The service stripe is worn on both US Army Dress Blue Uniform and US Army Dress Blue Mess Uniform.
Service stripes placed centered from seam-to-seam on the outside bottom half of both sleeves. The first stripe is sewn on an angle of 30 degrees with the lower end inserted in the front inside seam ¼ inch above the cuff braid. The upper end of the stripe is inserted in the back seam of the sleeve on the uniform.