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#350282 06/30/2021 10:07 PM
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I was in the army 1963-1966.

Our issued uniforms were a mixed bag:

- The all important boots and socks were great.

- The greens and khaki dress uniforms fit and looked pretty good

- The fatigues fit like they were for a bigger guy

- The "boxer" shorts we called "Indian Shorts" because they would creep up and wipe you out.

- The field jackets and parkas were OK

- Baseball caps sucked.

Our weapon, the M14 was great.

More later .... perhaps with photos.


How about your experiences ?

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Gee Dave

You forgot the army ww2 rubbers!!!!


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They were long gone when I enlisted in 1963.

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Going to Nam in '70, this was in the standard Navy equipment issue. Don't think they were issued in the states though wink

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The Army did not issue them in the US or Germany


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