This manual supersedes TM , dated 29 July manual directly to: Commander, US Army Soldier and Biological Chemical. FITTING OF ARMY UNIFORMS AND FOOTWEAR. SUPERSEDURE NOTICE: TM dated 20 April supersedes TM dated 10 June TECHNICAL MANUAL FITTING OF ARMY UNIFORMS AND FOOTWEAR. DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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The descriptive definitions for the following terms are in the glossary and provide aid in the understanding of this regulation: Further, soldiers are not authorized to wear distinctive uniforms or uniform items of the U. Services with, or on civilian clothes, except as provided in chapters 27 through 30 of this regulation.
General Found in Section 1. NSN, Army unless otherwise authorized by law.
Additionally, no person except a member of the Armt. Unless specified in this regulation, the commander issuing the clothing and equipment will establish wear policies for organizational clothing and equipment.
The history of the Marine Corps’ use of black leather boots tracks the Army history in most respects. Individuals may own multiple pairs, for example to wear issue boots to fm, but purchase a more comfortable or supportive boot for daily use, owning several sets to meet different needs. The Marines’ M boot changed from brown to black in the mids.
McNamara Boot, first pattern New design boot fielded for all services instandard until In earlysoldiers who still had the russet color boots were instructed to use shoe dye to change the color to black, although 10-272 boots were still being issued in the early s as supplies were drawn down. NSN, to Army may wear a uniform, any part of which is similar to a distinctive part mt the U.
It also provides general information on the authorized material and design of uniforms and the uniform quality control system. For good results, try entering this: High cap on heel extends up back.
Ten sets of eyelets. McNamara Boot, first pattern. There are many fine websites that aemy additional information on this topic, too many to list here and too many to keep up with as they come and go. The laces and eyelets were brown or black, matching the boot’s leather color. New design boot qrmy for all services instandard until In an evolving series of models, the black leather combat boot remained an integral part of U.
All illustrations in this regulation should coincide with the text.
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Leaders, at all 10-27, have a responsibility for implementing and applying the standards contained in this regulation to ensure the best interests of the Army, including our shared traditions and customs. If you still have questions, you should consult with your commander as they have final say on all uniform and appearance matters.
If you have additional information or can correct any errors, please contact Olive-Drab. Some units have adopted their own alternate standard for morale or historical reasons. Sizes 3 to 14, XN to XW for men and women. Issued boots were often customized by the addition of private purchase accessories.
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The Black Leather Combat Boot was worn with Army field uniforms, with trousers bloused into the boot tops, from the mids until approximatelywhen the Battle Dress Uniform was phased out. Heel cap does not go up the back.
Such boots meet military standards and may be officially procured at some time. The end of the spit-shine requirement of the smooth black leather boots was welcomed by many but also seen as a step down tn military tradition.
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Issue laces were replaced by more favored types, rough-out boots were smoothed and polished, heel and sole patterns were changed, various cushion inserts were tried, and other mods were aemy as desired by the soldiers for fashion or functional improvements.
AR 70—1 prescribes Department of the Army DA policies, responsibilities, and administrative procedures by which all clothing and individual equipment used by Army personnel are initiated, designed, developed, tested, approved, fielded, and modified.
Please note that our additions are not part of the Army Regulations — they are only provided to help you understand the policies better. Initially made with 10 sets of speed lace loops, but with Rev C of the specification 28 May changed to two sets of eyelets at the foot and eight sets of speed lace loops. Size 9R dated December Army or of other U.