Military dress uniform comprised of a jacket with service ribbons and insignia (.1a-f), a skirt (.2), a blouse with insignia (.3a-d), a beret with insignia (.4ab), and a hat with insignia (.5abc). The uniform was worn by Brigadier General Hazel Johnson-Brown, the first African American woman to achieve that rank and the first African American to serve as Chief of the Army Nurse Corps.
Black US Army Nurse's dress uniform beret and insignia pin worn by Brigadier General Hazel Johnson-Brown. The black felt beret (a) is formed with a crease along the proper right side; the crease is deepest near the center back. The interior of the crown is lined in buckram and a black ribbon hat band. A US Army gold insignia pin (b) is attached with a double-pinback to the center front of the beret. An empty single hole with a metal grommet is on the beret below the pin.
Green US Army Nurse's dress uniform hat with band and insignia pin worn by Brigadier General Hazel Johnson-Brown. The hat (a) is made from olive green wool and has a rounded brim, designed to be turned up in the back, and a flat crown. The hat is lined with green polyester with an interior hat band of black ribbon. The top of the interior is lined in waterproofing clear plastic. A removable decorative band (b) is made of the same green wool fabric and has a rounded crest at the center front. Two leafy vines are machine embroidered in gold thread along the band. The fabric is attached at the back with a length of thin black elastic, which is hidden by the upturned brim of the hat when the band is placed on to the hat. A U.S. Army gold insignia pin (c) is attached at the center front crest of the band.