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Department of Defense

Single Combat Uniform

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There is no practical need to have 5 different combat uniforms for the 5 branches of service. Especially in this day and age when we are ever more jointly focused. The five branches used the same BDU (Battle Dress Uniform) pattern for decades, why the switch? I know each service expressed the desire to have their "own" "unique" combat uniform, but why? The five branches already have "unique" uniforms for their respective... more »

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Department of Defense

Military

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All branches of the military have different uniforms that are worn on a day to day basis for example ABU and ACU. My idea for saving money would be to adopt one uniform for all branches of the military. The only distinction would be the name tape on the uniform, i..e blue for Air Force, black for Army.
I beleive this would help cut spending for the military by cutting coastly contracts with different vendors for different... more »

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