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After a two-and-a-half-year hiatus, rolled sleeves are back. Commandant James Amos has reversed a 2011 ruling banning the practice of Marine Corps soldiers rolling up their shirtsleeves when wearing desert camouflage in noncombat areas. Leading the …
The Stir · ByJenny Erikson · 2/27/2014
Regardless of whether they’re deployed or what the temperature is, Marines will now have to keep their shirt sleeves rolled down. Commandant General James Amos has declared that as of October 24, no Marine may be permitted to roll up their sleeves
AllGov · 10/21/2011
This winter, Maritime Gloucester is kicking off a new program for adults called HarborLAB. You’ll roll up your sleeves and learn some fascinating marine biology about squid and lobster through engaging presentations and a hands-on dissection lab.
Gloucester Daily Times · 1/30/2016
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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, Corps commandant …
NBC News · 10/19/2011
Soldiers are the only U.S. service members who aren't allowed to roll up their sleeves (Photo: Rob Curtis, Army Times) In the summer heat, soldiers want to ... guns out" mentality of their Marine brethren. Other soldiers chimed in to say rolled sleeves ...
USA Today · 7/7/2014
“When it’s hot in Louisiana, we should be able to roll up our sleeves,” Perkins said. Spc. Ian Humphrey, a 26-year-old construction surveyor at North Carolina’s Fort Bragg and the son of a Marine scout sniper, recalled the crisp, cuffed sleeves of ...
FOX News · 7/7/2014
AMPN/REF A ANNOUNCED YEAR ROUND WEAR OF THE MARINE CORPS COMBAT UTILITY UNIFORM (MCCUU) WITH SLEEVES DOWN ... THE DESERT MCCUU WILL BE WORN DURING THE SUMMER UNIFORM PERIOD WITH THE SLEEVES
marines.mil · 2/26/2014
The Marines roll their sleeves ... Major of the Army Raymond Chandler said it best in an interview last year. "I do not believe rolling sleeves up are appropriate. The uniform was never designed to have sleeves rolled up and that was really because ...
Fayetteville Observer · 4/30/2015
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, tramping through …
Norwich Bulletin · ByJohn Penney · 4/18/2014
Currently, Marines switch to desert utilities with daylight savings in early March. Pushing that to April 1, would give the weather nearly an entire extra month to warm up first. While the move by the uniform board in 2011 to go sleeves down all year was ...
azcentral.com · 8/8/2014