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Old 10-19-2011, 11:04 PM   #1
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Default Marines - no more rolled sleeves

great...anyone want to buy a half dozen desert blouses, medium reg, with cut/rolled/sewn sleeves?
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Old 10-20-2011, 01:39 AM   #2
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When does that start?
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Old 10-20-2011, 07:43 AM   #3
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Monday

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Wow, that is crazy.
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Old 10-20-2011, 09:31 AM   #5
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I was Army. They made us quit that **** 8 years ago. It sucked. We would see the Marines on Ft Hood with their sleeves rolled. It was 100+ degrees outside so we were envious.
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Old 10-20-2011, 09:37 AM   #6
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That sucks. I wonder why they are not allowing it anymore.
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well one less thing to worry about!
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Isnt that some bs......figures it comes out now....
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Hey Vin, how much you wanting for your blouses?
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Old 10-20-2011, 07:56 PM   #10
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Lemme see how many I still have (the half-dozen was written in anger). I know I have one med reg and one small long that are cut...the others, I think I can fix. Hows $20ea?
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That sucks. I wonder why they are not allowing it anymore.
my guess would be tattoos
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This **** sucks, I take pride in having freshly rolled sleeves. It is one of those things that still sets us apart. Seems like the standards just keep dropping and before you know it we'll be seeing Marines in Wal-Mart wearing Cammies...
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Old 10-22-2011, 08:50 AM   #13
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...and berets. F*ck that
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Sounds like you guys got one of our officers or senior NCO's making uniform decisions for you. Sorry guys!
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practical thinking and common sense have gone way-side in our military recently. it'll come back around 10-15 years for them again.
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Around the WWII era the Corps experimented with berets...and canned the idea. Vin I'll pm you.
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That sucks. The Marine blouses look way better with the sleeves rolled. They just don't look like they were designed to be worn down IMO.
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Tattoos can't be the reason, the new regs state that a tattoo can't be visible in PT gear. So if it's hidden by a t-shirt, it would be hidden by rolled sleeves. They dd that after the start of OIF stating it's a "combat readiness" kind of thing. Now if I was company commander my first order would be: "Uniform of the day is Boots and Utes, covers optional!" Hmm...maybe I should go Mustang...
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I think it is awesome! One less thing to do.
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I think its BS, were slowly becoming more and more like the ARMY
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