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Aug. 25, 2020

103rd LRS distributes OCPs

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 103rd Airlift Wing website — This vital need to distribute clothing is critical as the Air Force transitions from the air battle uniforms (ABU) to the operational camouflage pattern uniform (OCP). The 103rd LRS is distributing four sets of OCPs to approximately 900 Airmen of the 103rd Airlift Wing.

July 23, 2020

Name, rank, service and badges will be more identifiable on OCP

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — OCP rank insignia, badges, name, and service tapes will now feature a lighter, three-color background pattern, versus the current seven-color pattern, to increase readability and ease rank recognition.

July 23, 2020

Army Greens slated to reach all installations by mid-2021

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — Recruiters, drill sergeants, and initial entry trainees will be among the first to receive the new Army Green Service Uniform, as program officials look to distribute it to all installations by the middle of next fiscal year.

Feb. 19, 2020

71st RQS loadmasters maintain supply, enable mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Moody Air Force Base website — Boots? Check. Knife? Check. Headsets? Check. … Check. … Check. But who is responsible for maintaining and issuing the more than a half a million dollars’ worth of mission-critical equipment to ensure that each rescue professional is geared up when time is of the essence?

Sept. 27, 2019

Navy: Sept. 30 Is last day for blue working uniform, rank-insignia cover

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — The last day of approved wear of the Navy Working Uniform Type I is Sept. 30, as this uniform has been replaced by the NWU Type III, as announced in Naval Administrative Message 174/16.

July 30, 2019

Uniform issue on schedule

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 403rd Wing website — As the deadline for Airmen to don the new Operational Camouflage Pattern uniform approaches, the 403rd Logistics Readiness Squadron is working to get uniforms to its Reserve Citizen Airmen. The Air Force’s May 2018 decision to transition into a single combat uniform eliminates the need to maintain two separate uniforms – one for in-garrison and one for deployments.

July 16, 2019

U.S. Army Field Artillery Museum lets uniforms tell modern Army history

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command website — As behind-the-scenes work on the U.S. Army Field Artillery Museum's new gallery creeps quietly forward, the museum at Fort Sill, Oklahoma tells an ever-more-complete story of the branch's history in uniforms.

May 10, 2019

Initial clothing issue office dresses trainees as Airmen

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — Scared, anxious and sleep deprived; between 300 and 400 trainees, many with freshly shaved heads from the barber located next door, pass through a brown brick building each week to receive their first sets of uniforms and clothing items they will need for life in the military.

Nov. 20, 2018

Historic uniform change for female Marines; ‘there will be no doubts that they are U.S. Marines in the dress blue uniform’

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — A white belt, form-fitted coat and a standing collar are a few features female Marines can expect to see on the new dress blue uniform. Based on a 2014 Marine Corps initiative, Marine Corps Systems Command was tasked to develop a dress blue coat for women that was similar to the male uniform.

Nov. 15, 2018

U.S. Army to roll out new Army Greens uniform

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command website — The United States Army announced today that it is adopting an iconic uniform -- the "Army Greens" -- as its new service uniform. This is the uniform worn by America's "Greatest Generation" in World War II.