Rank-and-file U.S. Marines will be able to show off their forearms once more after the commandant backed down from a deeply unpopular rule that banned troops from rolling up the sleeves of their combat fatigues. The two-year-old …
Spc. Milt Perkins and dozens of other Army soldiers are reportedly ready to roll — their sleeves, that is. Perkins, a 26-year-old operating room specialist for a combat support hospital, wants Army brass to allow him to roll up the sleeves
Marine Corps regulations call for sleeves to be rolled with the inside out, forming a roll of about three inches wide and ending at a point about two inches above the elbow. In the summer, the Marine desert combat utility uniform with …
They are going to have to step it up. The theme of my speech and our talk tonight …
U.S Marines were up in arms when a 2011 decree banned them from rolling the sleeves of their desert uniforms up – …
Ask any soldier which Army regulations he can’t stand and he’ll have a laundry list at his disposal. These days, one in particular rule is likely to come up: the ban on rolling sleeves. Since the adoption of the Army Combat Uniform in 2005, …
Army regulations in 1969 allowed rolled up sleeves in Vietnam at a commander’s discretion, based on the heat, according to the Army Times. Marine Commandant Gen. Jim Amos angered many Marines when he banned sleeve rolling in …
Marines, get ready to roll up your sleeves. In a Marine Corps Administrative Message dated Feb. 26, the military branch announced that Marines could once again roll up the sleeves of their Combat Utility Uniforms, the daily work …
For example, while Marines must keep their sleeves down in combat zones and during winter, they are allowed to have rolled sleeves during the summer. Navy sailors are also allowed to have rolled sleeves during the summer. While rolled …