The Basics of Military Uniforms
Uniforms help promote a sense of cohesion and belonging among service members and communicate power and discipline to our allies and enemies alike.
For service members, uniforms are a form of communication; they convey rank, years of service, occupational specialty, special assignments and specific awards won, all in a glance. Uniforms also serve a practical purpose, making it easy to quickly identify who is in charge in every situation – from a formal briefing to a firefight. …
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