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 …
Members of a local Young Marines group got their hands dirty Friday morning as part of an Earth Day event. About a dozen Natchaug River Young Marines, assisted by community members, fanned out along the Quinebaug River Trail, …
Marines won't be the only ones strutting around this summer with their sleeves rolled up. ADVERTISEMENT However, there is one big difference. Whereas Marines roll their sleeves inwards, soldiers will roll their sleeves with the …
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
WASHINGTON — Marines in uniform may wear bracelets commemorating friends killed in action, but the wristbands might be hidden under a new rule ending the Corps' tradition of rolling up their sleeves. Marine Gen. James Amos, …
For instance, if his job involves fighting our country’s battles near the shores of Tripoli, he wants to take note of last month’s reversal to a revision of the Marine Corps Combat Utility Uniform Policy: Marines may once again roll up their …
A U.S. official who was in the room with Mattis during talks with the leaders of Pakistan, Kuwait, Jordan and Egypt, says after the big delegation meetings, he …
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 …
But while Marines are allowed to ... it basically becomes mud up your sleeve and it is very uncomfortable." The Army gives several reasons for the uniform standard. Rolled-down sleeves can help protect soldiers against skin cancer, …
No matter: Just roll up the sleeves and you're good to go. Simple! Well, unless you're in the US Army, where sleeve rolling hasn't been allowed since 2005. Though the Marines, Air Force, and Navy all let servicemen roll up their sleeves