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One thing he might consider us the cost of dumping one uniform in exchange for another, including "baseball" caps. We don't have any money for defense, folks. Let's not spend it on how we look.

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One thing he might consider us the cost of dumping one uniform in exchange for another, including "baseball" caps. We don't have any money for defense, folks. Let's not spend it on how we look.

 

The military was very image conscious. Or at least it was when I was in.

 

There was a time when the military would not allow tattoos to show while in uniform, or when in uniform a solider could not be part of a protest etc.

 

Of course right now we have soldiers participating in LGBT parades etc.

 

For reasons of morale and also recruitment I can see why the military wants its members sharply dressed. Not to mention camouflage may need adjusting because of latest designs and or areas we are at war in.

 

God bless,

William

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