Uniform - Khaki
Washington, D.C., January 20, 1915.
KHAKI DYE FOR WHITE UNDRESS UNIFORM.
1. There has been added to the allowance of each vessel of
the Navy a sufficient amount of khaki brown dye to dye two suits
of clothing for each man of the landing force.
2. This dye will be distributed by the general storekeeper of the navy yard, New York, upon whom requisition therefor will be made.
3. It is directed that the undress white uniforms of all men landed for operations on shore be dyed when, in the opinion of the commanding officer, it is advisable to do so.
Secretary of the Navy.
Source: "Khaki Dye for White Undress Uniform." General Order 132, dated 20 January 1915, in Subject Index to General Orders, Navy Department, Series of 1913. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1916.