The military has had to contend with a number of uniform-related problems in recent years, D.B. Grady writes. A uniform pattern rolled out by the Navy three years ago has drawn criticism for being too similar to a pattern being used by the Marine Corps. Also, it was recently discovered that the new Navy Working Uniform is highly flammable. Meanwhile, the Army continues to issue its "universal camouflage pattern" uniform to soldiers in the U.S., even though the pattern is widely seen as ineffective.
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