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Showing your colours
« on: January 13, 2014, 17:28:29 »
I just read an email today which said we will be switching to a new Coyote Brown T-Shirt.  The switch will come after the stocks of green T-shirts are used up, and then after stocks of tan T-shirts are used up.   There will be up to 3 colored T-shirts in circulation at the same time.

This will go along beautifully with our black and brown boot options and uniforms that fade at noticeably different rates.

Of course last but certainly not least, our high visibility name tags and rank  ;D
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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2014, 18:50:39 »
You forgot to mention the 3 types of CADPAT shirts we'll have in the system shortly. Each noticeably different from the other.

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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2014, 18:51:38 »
Cadpat tshirts ? Why

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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2014, 18:53:16 »
You forgot to mention the 3 types of CADPAT shirts we'll have in the system shortly. Each noticeably different from the other.

What's the third?  There's "baseline" and the one based on the US Army shirt (whose name escapes me now).
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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2014, 19:49:54 »
Interim shirt that is a normal shirt + vertical pockets w/velcro on the sleeves.

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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2014, 19:51:01 »
Watch it boys don't want to be leaking any info...
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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2014, 20:22:01 »
I just read an email today which said we will be switching to a new Coyote Brown T-Shirt.  The switch will come after the stocks of green T-shirts are used up, and then after stocks of tan T-shirts are used up.   There will be up to 3 colored T-shirts in circulation at the same time.

This will go along beautifully with our black and brown boot options and uniforms that fade at noticeably different rates.

Of course last but certainly not least, our high visibility name tags and rank  ;D

Crikies, and you army fellas ***** at use for our 'wardrobe'.   ;D
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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2014, 21:05:24 »
Crikies, and you army fellas ***** at use for our 'wardrobe'.   ;D

No war to fight now, gotta get the buttons and bows out.  ;D

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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #8 on: January 13, 2014, 21:07:36 »
There's a simple solution to the Sergeant Major's uniformity conundrum ... everyone buys a company t-shirt.    >:D

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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #9 on: January 13, 2014, 21:19:06 »
There's a simple solution to the Sergeant Major's uniformity conundrum ... everyone buys a company t-shirt.    >:D

But that's 5 colours  ;)
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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #10 on: January 13, 2014, 21:20:51 »
But that's 5 colours  ;)

Nope, that's five shirts. Just make sure you're wearing the correct one for the Sergeant Major in front of you.

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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #11 on: January 13, 2014, 21:30:24 »
Nope, that's five shirts. Just make sure you're wearing the correct one for the Sergeant Major in front of you.

No need for extras anymore, either. Permanent change parades.

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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #12 on: January 13, 2014, 21:31:59 »
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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #14 on: January 14, 2014, 01:24:33 »
There will be up to 3 colored T-shirts in circulation at the same time.

There may be three for the Army, but there'll be five overall.
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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #15 on: January 14, 2014, 10:17:25 »
Keep it simple - black goes with everything.  ;D
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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #16 on: January 14, 2014, 17:24:17 »
Keep it simple - black goes with everything.  ;D

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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #17 on: January 14, 2014, 23:46:31 »
Project Simple failed after the third committee formed for the task was unable to define the word to the satisfaction of the Mission Task Verbs Committee.
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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #18 on: January 15, 2014, 04:16:41 »
Project Simple failed after the third committee formed for the task was unable to define the word to the satisfaction of the Mission Task Verbs Committee.

Well, then maybe we should hand this over to a Special Operating Agency.  At the very least an independant inquiry is called for.
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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #19 on: January 27, 2014, 14:50:43 »
I heard the t-shirt rumour last summer over the phone while I was ordering new boots from the Valcatraz clothing store. The clerk said something about one t-shirt for every environment to save money. However, I think the US Marines successfully fielded a green t-shirt with their arid MARPAT uniforms so the point is kind of moot.

All of that doesn't matter once you factor-in how cool it is to say ''coyote brown''.


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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #20 on: January 27, 2014, 15:22:00 »
I heard the t-shirt rumour last summer over the phone while I was ordering new boots from the Valcatraz clothing store. The clerk said something about one t-shirt for every environment to save money. However, I think the US Marines successfully fielded a green t-shirt with their arid MARPAT uniforms so the point is kind of moot.

Do the new ECU combats retain that mandarin collar design? If so, T-Shirt colour is moot.

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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #21 on: January 27, 2014, 15:25:14 »
We are supposed to button-up the gentleman collars in the field in the first place so the collar type is a moot point too.

edit to add ''in the field''



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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #22 on: January 27, 2014, 18:59:19 »
I have not seen one person button up that collar in the field without being ridiculed.

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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #23 on: January 28, 2014, 09:07:52 »
I have not seen one person button up that collar in the field without being ridiculed.

That depends if you outrank that person or not.  ;)


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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #24 on: January 28, 2014, 09:21:17 »
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I have not seen one person button up that collar in the field without being ridiculed.
That depends if you outrank that person or not.
I've seen ridicule go upwards and downwards -- the variable being how public it is.  ;)


In fact, I'm pretty sure it's offensive and discriminatory to moderate your ridicule based on rank.

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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #25 on: January 28, 2014, 09:42:14 »
Point of interest:  Ridicule is one of a very few things that defy the laws of physics, by actually rolling uphill and gathering mass and momentum as it travels.
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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #26 on: January 28, 2014, 09:42:48 »
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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #27 on: January 28, 2014, 10:02:59 »
That depends if you outrank that person or not.I've seen ridicule go upwards and downwards -- the variable being how public it is.  ;)


In fact, I'm pretty sure it's offensive and discriminatory to moderate your ridicule based on rank.

lmao.

The last guy I saw with the buttons done up was my CO. He also had helmet scrim on. But he is a 7 foot ex football player and I was a brand new platoon commander and I wanted to keep it that way. haha


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Re: Showing your colours
« Reply #28 on: January 28, 2014, 11:23:47 »
Nope, that's five shirts. Just make sure you're wearing the correct one for the Sergeant Major in front of you.
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