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(Military.com)   USAF unveils new PT uniforms with sleeker look and latest fashion technology. Previous jacket mocked by airmen for its oversized fit and "swish-swish" sound it makes   (military.com) divider line
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2021-03-03 12:37:59 PM  
6 votes:
I'd love to see what the Air Force paid for what it looks like you could pick up at Old Navy for around $25.00 total.  I'm guessing a per-outfit cost north of $80.00, factoring in all the R&D, procurement administration, and administrative costs charged by the vendor.
 
2021-03-03 12:24:31 PM  
4 votes:

NewportBarGuy: WHERE'S YOUR REFLECTIVE BELT!!! DROP AND GIVE ME 20,000


More like: "WHERE'S YOUR REFLECTIVE BELT! GIVE ME A THREE FOURTY ONE!!!!  YOU TOO SQUAD LEADER!"
(hands over 341s)
"Now go get your belt and get out there."

/Push ups in the chAir Force....heh
//Lackland Laser...not belts btw....unless they discontinued.
 
2021-03-03 12:00:09 PM  
4 votes:
"The performance T-shirt can be ... tucked in if required by command leadership."

Guaranteed.
 
2021-03-03 12:46:13 PM  
3 votes:
A trillion dollar budget and this is the PR photo they use?

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2021-03-03 11:46:02 AM  
3 votes:
WHERE'S YOUR REFLECTIVE BELT!!! DROP AND GIVE ME 20,000
 
2021-03-03 6:04:39 PM  
2 votes:
Meanwhile, over at Space Force...

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2021-03-03 12:50:15 PM  
2 votes:

Barfmaker: A trillion dollar budget and this is the PR photo they use?

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You think that budget goes to anything other than contractors pockets?

Just the fact that there is an article about something that High School gym teachers mastered like 50 years ago show just how much waste there is in the DoD.
 
2021-03-03 12:41:05 PM  
2 votes:
So, gym shorts and a T shirt? I guess.
 
2021-03-03 2:26:11 PM  
1 vote:

Recoil Therapy: "With the 'notorious' track jacket, we've made updates to the fabric to minimize the noise it makes during workouts," said 2nd Lt. Maverick Wilhite, the office's program manager for PT gear.

Good lord they put a butter bar in charge of things.  Having been one back in the far mists of time I can verify that they can't find their ass with both hands.

Got to be an academy grad stuffed into that slot to have a nice resume/OER filler - "Was in charge of implementing uniform changes for the entire Air Force..."  I wonder who he's related to...


With a name like "Maverick," he's almost surely a Colonel's child, and feels like he has a lot to live up to.
 
2021-03-03 2:24:17 PM  
1 vote:

Barfmaker: A trillion dollar budget and this is the PR photo they use?

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My 1970s-era grade school gym class wants its uniforms back.
 
2021-03-03 12:54:49 PM  
1 vote:
"With the 'notorious' track jacket, we've made updates to the fabric to minimize the noise it makes during workouts," said 2nd Lt. Maverick Wilhite, the office's program manager for PT gear.

Good lord they put a butter bar in charge of things.  Having been one back in the far mists of time I can verify that they can't find their ass with both hands.

Got to be an academy grad stuffed into that slot to have a nice resume/OER filler - "Was in charge of implementing uniform changes for the entire Air Force..."  I wonder who he's related to...
 
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