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Army ditching their new unis?

Discussion in 'Military' started by sammy87, Jun 25, 2012.

  1. Sep 26, 2012 at 11:06 AM
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    i heard this too, actually it was in the Navy Times, but not sure if you can really believe them...i remember whn they were giving us the clothing allowance for these stupid blue digi's. waht va waste, who do we need to blend in with? the water? :cool:
     
  2. Sep 26, 2012 at 11:08 AM
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    also, because of yall, (and BC I work at a join command) NO ONE is allowed to roll up our sleeves where i work...
     
  3. Sep 27, 2012 at 12:02 AM
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    never been a fan of the ACU's. stains easily from the red dirt from Schofield Barracks, specially the boots. have to literally use sandpaper to sand it down to get it to garrison standards. hopefully they'll move to the MULTI-CAM design.
     
  4. Sep 27, 2012 at 12:28 AM
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  5. Sep 27, 2012 at 12:32 AM
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  6. Sep 27, 2012 at 1:08 AM
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    I wouldn't know about the new boots...I'm still rocking the original ABU steal-toes from 2009...not my choice either..

    I'm curious to see how good they clean up though...less than a week of working -135's did more damage than years on the -15s
     
  7. Sep 27, 2012 at 4:23 AM
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    wat?
    my "green" ABU boots now look like someone tried to dye the old desert boots green. only one trip to the desert to do it.
     
  8. Sep 28, 2012 at 4:46 AM
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    Just make the change to multicams and be done with it. Works well in almost all environments and fits the "one uniform" criteria that the army wanted. Granted in some more extreme places something else might be better, but the SOF units that would possibly be going there have the cash to buy their own anyways.
     
  10. Sep 30, 2012 at 12:49 PM
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    So is teh Army getting something new? Or are they going with what the Marine Corps has? What about the pattern you see on ISAF forces? That's not a bad looking design. The new USAF looks pretty terrible. By the time they get it figures out, the Army would have used the original desert, the ACU, and a new pattern in 12 yrs of Afghanistan. You would think by then they would have figured out something that works.
     
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    I think so far Army will stick with the ACU's, and MULTI-CAM when getting deployed, till they come out with a new design. Honestly I think the MULTI-CAM should've been their first choice. There's no way they're gonna get the MARPAT. Last time I read it's patented by the Marine Corp, so that a no-go.
     
  12. Oct 1, 2012 at 2:08 PM
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  14. Oct 2, 2012 at 4:31 PM
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    The NWU's are ugly too....
     
  17. Oct 3, 2012 at 12:37 PM
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    I'm surprise DOA spent that much on the ACU's. It has more cons than pros. velcro, pattern, ain't that durable compare to the BDU's of the yesteryear.
     
  18. Oct 3, 2012 at 12:42 PM
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    agreeeeeed
     
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    best comment on the article

    "Pixel-camo uniforms. We must be at war with Adobe Photoshop"
     
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    :rofl::rofl:

    I still hunt in green BDU from 1969,,, no holes,, rips or fuck up's,,, To bad they cant make anything like that today,, Everyone was in the same thing back then but the all black or tiger strip for the Seals :cool:
     
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