Uniforms

Soldiers with Bravo Troop, 1st Squadron, 113th Cavalry Regiment, Task force Red Horse, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Task Force Red Bulls, discuss plans to maneuver into Pacha Khak village while conducting a dismounted patrol, Parwan province, Afghanistan, April 7, 2011. (U.S. Army photo/Kristina Gupton)

The Top 10 Kit Up Posts of 2016

Here’s a look at the 10 most read stories of the year on Kit Up: 1. Congress Wants to Know Why Soldiers, Marines Don’t Use…


Pvt. Antwan Williams, an Infantryman serving as a human research volunteer soldier at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, models a wool-blend uniform developed by NSRDEC's textile technologists.Photo: U.S. Army.

Army Develops Wool-Blend, Flame-Resistant Uniform

U.S. Army researchers want to improve the service’s flame-resistant, protective apparel by developing a U.S.-manufactured, wool-blend uniform. The Army has developed a wool-blend uniform composed…







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Senate to Defense Department: No New Camo

Lawmakers in the Senate are slamming the brakes on any future plans to develop new camouflage and utility uniforms. Buried inside the recently-passed Senate version…




A metal embossing machine is used to make ID tags at the Soldier Readiness Processing building at Fort Knox, Kentucky. (US Army photo)

Army Takes Bite Out of Dog Tags

The U.S. Army is finally starting to remove Social Security numbers from dog tags. But it won’t happen to anytime soon for most soldiers. Those…


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Army Approves Black Socks for PT Uniform

Soldiers are now authorized to wear either black or white socks with their Army physical fitness uniform. Effective immediately, black socks can be worn with…