Education: Command Decision

In preparing for the arrival of their first cadets in July, officials of the new Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs were up to their necks in problems of supply. Should the boys wear boxer or jockey-type shorts? Should they have foam rubber or innerspring mattresses, button or clamp suspenders, optional or compulsory washcloths? But of all the problems, none was causing more fuss last week than the design for the new cadet uniform. It all began when Secretary Harold Talbott flew into Denver six weeks ago. found himself in a huddle with Academy Superintendent Lieut. General Hubert Harmon and Commandant...

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