US Army’s new uniforms modelled on those from the Second World War

US Army’s new uniforms modelled on those from the Second World War


The new US Army uniform has been modelled on soldiers dress from the Second World War Soldiers and officers were measured up for the dark-green jackets and pants for the first time this week as the uniform was rolled out in several units Colonel J. Todd Burroughs, one of the first to be measured, told CBS News: ‘I’m a big fan of the uniforms of the greatest generation ‘  The uniforms were designed by Annette LaFleur (pictured) as a nod to the heritage of the US military The uniforms are modelled on designs from the Second World War as a nod to the heritage of the US military RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 2 Next Pentagon officials ‘are concerned Trump’s July 4 parade Tanks take up position at the Lincoln Memorial for Trump’s. Revealed: Man accused of killing ‘sugar baby’ Mackenzie Share this article Share Army Chief of Staff Mark Milley commissioned designer Annette LaFleur to make the retro outfits General Dwight D Eisenhower pictured in a similar uniform during the Second World War’He told me how much that he admired the uniform, that it was a great time in our history and that he wanted to bring back that esprit de corps,’ LaFleur said It will be several years before every soldier is wearing it, but the new uniform is being rolled out slowly  The uniforms have even drawn the attention of President Trump who said recently: ‘In the Army, we’re even getting new uniforms and those beautiful new uniforms with the belt It was a big deal, the belt,’ the president said. Their introduction comes just a month after US President Donald Trump flew to Normandy for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings  The new uniform is being phased in starting with Army recruiters in New England under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Ronald Anzalone ‘It’s what we grew up on hearing stories about. It’s iconic,’ he said. ‘This was actually worn in World War II and that’s why the belt’s here,’ Anzalone said  ‘It’s kinda good to turn some heads again.’      Soldier models pose in the final prototypes of the proposed ‘pinks and greens’ dress uniforms

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