A thorough reading of the most recent release of Department of the Army Pamphlet 670-1 (26 January 2021) reveals no mention of the black belt tip or even a black tip belt. Indeed, you have to go back to nearly seven years,  to the 1 July 2015 edition of the manual, to find a reference to this uniform component. There, you'll find that "All personnel will wear the black tip belt and black, open-faced buckle with utility uniforms (other than the combat uniform) that have belt loops."

The black tip belt was worn with the black, open-faced buckle"so that the tipped end passes through the buckle to the wearer’s left; the tipped end will not extend more than 2 inches beyond the edge of the buckle. The plain end of the belt may extend beyond the keeper portion of the inside of the buckle, as long as it is not visible when worn."

It appears the black belt tip has been replaced by a brass tip, as it is the only belt tip mentioned aside from the gold and silver models not intended for wear with Utility Uniforms.                                                                                                                                                                                  

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