Army Uniform

U.S. Army Combat Uniform - (cont.)

In addition to the overall pattern and color changes, the ACU changes from the BDU include:

  1. Mandarin collar that can be worn up or down
  2. Rank insignia affixed above right chest pocket
  3. Velcro for wearing unit patch, skill tabs and recognition devices
  4. Zippered front closure
  5. Elbow pouch for internal elbow pad inserts
  6. Knee pouch for internal knee pad inserts
  7. Elastic leg cuff
  8. Tilted chest pockets with Velcro closure
  9. Three-slot pen pocket on bottom of sleeve
  10. Velcro sleeve cuff closure
  11. Shoulder pockets with Velcro
  12. Forward tilted cargo pockets
  13. Integrated blouse bellows for increased upper body mobility
  14. Integrated Friend or Foe Identification Square on both left and right shoulder pocket flap.
  15. Bellowed calf storage pocket on left and right leg
  16. Moisture-wicking desert tan t-shirt
  17. Patrol Cap with double thick bill and internal pocket
  18. Improved hot-weather desert boot or temperate-weather desert boot.

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