11 Oct '17, 10pm

'Pinks and greens' are the throwback jersey the Army needs

The test has its supporters and critics, but addresses a good point. The Army needs one uniform for daily wear and one for special occasions. The characteristically humble service has historically struggled to acknowledge this need. It compromised by dressing up austere and muddy fatigues with things like starched creases, chrome-plated helmets, and ascots. However, two uniforms are needed, and they should point to specific and universally-identifiable points in history. The Army Service Uniform sort of does this. The old, green “Class A” uniform did not.

Full article: https://www.armytimes.com/news/your-army/2017/10/11/pinks...

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