It seems to be a "may" not a "will" or "shall". General This chapter covers decorations, service medals, badges, unit awards and appurtenances, both U. Commanders may require the wear of authorized awards on the following occasions: Unless directed by a commander IAW paragraph 22—2 a , authorized awards are worn at the option of the wearer, when not prohibited, during normal duty hours. Personnel also may wear authorized awards on appropriate uniforms when off duty. Personnel are encouraged to wear authorized awards on the service, dress, and mess uniforms.
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Initial fielding of the new uniform is expected to occur in the summer of US Army photo 23 Nov Military. Army 's new uniform may look a lot like the iconic pinks-and-greens worn during World War II, but senior leaders decided to drop the pinks and go with Army Greens as the official name. Pinks and greens "was a World War II nickname given to it by the soldiers because one of the sets of pants had a pink hue to them. The Army Greens, which will become the new service uniform in , will feature taupe-colored pants and a green jacket. The current blue Army Service Uniform, or ASU, will become the optional dress uniform and undergo a name change of its own, Dailey said.
To me it's much to do about nothing, and yet much to do about something that no one has mentioned. What happened to Soldiers doing their best everyday, what happened to pride in their uniform; what happened to "I don't give a damn what he or she does, I'm gonna do what's right! Doing whats right is not always written in the manual; in the AR or passed on from some unit shit house lawyer.
Army Secretary Mark Esper approved the Nov. The new uniform, recently renamed by service brass, is a version of the iconic pinks-and-greens uniform Army officers wore during World War II. Mark Milley] wanted to do, is capitalize on the greatest generation because there is another great generation that is serving today, and that is the soldiers serving in the United States Army. What we do know is that, because of the measures we are taking, it is going to be cost neutral to the taxpayer and the soldier in the long run.