ARMY: Back to Moth Balls

An old military saw: when the U. S. Army begins to fancy itself up with new uniforms, a defense emergency is just around the corner. Two years ago, running true to form, the U. S. Army designed a new blue dress uniform. Later a new regulation prescribed formal uniforms for official social functions after retreat at all posts in the continental U. S.

Last week the Army went back to field uniform (khaki or O. D.). Issued at Washington was an order putting the new blues and all other formal uniforms back into moth balls except for...

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