The Green Uniform-Don't Kill It
Muhlenfeld, William F., Army
In recent months the Army has announced that it has decided to discard the Army green uniform and adopt in its place the Army blue uniform. The blues, according to the press release, would be worn as the standard Class A uniform and, with the addition of a bow tie, the formal dress uniform as well. A statement, attributed to the Army leadership, said the Army has too many uniforms and the time had come to simplify clothing requirements. This is a terrible idea for reasons that I will explain-but first, a bit of history.
During my Army career there was -and perhaps still is-an organization run by the Quartermaster Corps at Fort Lee, Va., whose mission was to research and evaluate …
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Publication information: Article title: The Green Uniform-Don't Kill It. Contributors: Muhlenfeld, William F. - Author. Magazine title: Army. Volume: 56. Issue: 11 Publication date: November 2006. Page number: 13+. © Association of the United States Army Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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