Ladies

Two-piece dresses may be worn if the top overlaps the skirt when both arms are raised completely overhead.

Gentlemen

Required

  • Black tuxedo OR
  • Dark-colored dress suit (with collared long-sleeved button-up dress shirt and coordinating jacket and slacks) OR
  • Current formal military uniform (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, etc.).
  • Neck tie or bow tie.
  • Dress shoes or dress boots.

Permitted

  • You may bring nice comfortable shoes for dancing. (Please plan to change into them after dinner.)

Forbidden

  • T-shirt
  • Dockers or khaki slacks
  • Denim or jeans of any style or color
  • Sport coat
  • Paramilitary uniform (e.g., JROTC)
  • Costume
  • Farm boots
  • Flip-flops or open-toed shoes
  • Offensive tattoos