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Old 05-20-2009, 10:42 AM
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Originally Posted by pmulcahy11b
I missed out on the ACUs -- when I retired, we were still wearing the BDUs and DCUs.
To paraphrase Office Space "Well, I wouldn't say I missed the ACUs". The last major task I did as a supply sergeant - the day before I got out - was issue out the black berets to the whole unit. So I was on the tail end of the BDU era. But my friends that are still in are not fans of the ACU, for a host of reasons from fit, Army mickey-mouse about appearance, to the effectiveness (or lack thereof) of the camouflage pattern.
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