Air Force May Adopt Army’s Uniform


Written by W. L. Gore & Associates

Source: Stars and Stripes

According to leaked documents posted online, Airmen may soon wear the same uniforms as those in the Army. The documents suggested retiring the Airman Battle Uniform, or ABU, for the Army’s green-and-brown MultiCam Operational Camouflage Pattern uniform instead. An announcement regarding uniforms will be made in June, with the transition proposed to begin October 1, according to the documents.

Airmen in Afghanistan and Iraq and supporting Operation Inherent Resolve already wear OCPs, and much of the feedback surrounding the uniform change is positive.

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