Uniform changes are on the horizon.
- Sep. 15, 2014
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Uniform changes are on the horizon.
For more than 70 years, the Navy has had a love-hate relationship with baseball caps.
A recent study by the nonprofit Feeding America concludes that one out of four military households is getting charitable feeding assistance — such as groceries from food banks.
You asked, pressed, urged and pleaded. And after six years, the Navy listened.
New Balance has unveiled a sneaker prototype that could become standard-issue in boot camp and spell an end to the cash allowances that let recruits buy foreign-made shoes.
It's official: Navy leaders approved wearing ball caps with NWUs for the first time.
Navy officials have decided to separate a 12-year African-American sailor for failing to obey an order to cut off her natural hairstyle.
The Defense Department has declared war on the ALS 'Ice Bucket Challenge,' the Internet phenomenon in which people get doused with ice water to raise money to combat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
Navy women were asked what they like — and don't like – about their uniforms, and their answers are driving a number of key changes.
Dreadlocks, cornrows, twisted braids and other hairstyles popular among African American women will be more accepted across the military after a forcewide review of hairstyle policies prompted several changes, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said.
The Navy is taking a second look at the unusual case of a boot camp instructor who was due to be kicked out August 13 for her 'unauthorized' hairstyle, although she claims that the command singled her out for being a black woman with natural hair.
For most of the past 70 years, ball caps have weaved their way into Navy culture and tradition.
The Kremlin on Wednesday renounced the right to send troops into Ukraine and voiced support for a peace plan, but the West said Russia must do much more to stop the fighting in eastern Ukraine if it wants to avoid a new, more crippling round of sanctions.
For years, sailors facing the wilting heat of Bahrain or the tropical humidity of Guam have complained that the Navy working uniform wasn’t cutting it. The blouse is too heavy for work topside, they’ve said, and the belt and tucked-in trouser legs trap heat like a greenhouse.
The fleet's new coveralls may stand up to a fire, but they're also ill-fitting and stuffy.
About 30 women have donned 'Dixie cups' and crackerjacks — and found an initial three-week wear test to be a love/hate relationship.
They're heavy and stuffy. Not waterproof. Hard to break in — and uncomfortable afterward.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in an interview broadcast Friday that the focus of an investigation into alleged delayed treatments and deaths in the Veterans Administration's health care system should be to 'fix the problem' rather than fire VA Secret
Black women aren't the only group who have a problem with the Army's new hairstyle standards — House lawmakers don't like them either.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has directed all of the services to review their hairstyle policies in response to a letter from the Congressional Black Caucus.
For coveralls, boondockers, women's uniforms and even the Uniform Board, updates are in the works.
Aircrews will soon be outfitted with safer aircrew vests.
A year ago, a lot of people were mad at Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (AW/NAC) Mike Stevens.
Steel-toe boots may soon be a thing of the past.
A bipartisan group of 105 lawmakers urged the Defense Department on Monday to make it easier for practicing Sikh Americans who wear beards and turbans to serve in the military.