Essay on The Proper Wear and Appearance of the Army Pt Uniform

1016 Words Nov 14th, 2010 5 Pages
The proper wear and appearance of the army PT uniform

I am writing and essay today the proper wear and appearance of the army physical fitness uniform because I failed to meet the standards and did not have my uniform complete. The army P T uniform consists of the following items: gray army tee shirt, black army running shorts, running shoes, white socks and a reflective belt. On days when the weather is cold you may be authorized to wear your “high speeds”, which consist of an army physical fitness jacket long black running pants, green or black physical fitness cap and gloves with green or black inserts. When I went to the bathroom at 0115 at night here in Iraq I had on my black PT shorts, my gray pt shit untucked, and no reflective
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Soldiers are authorized to wear commercially purchased gray or black spandex shorts under the army physical fitness uniform shorts. The length of the shorts must end above the knee or higher. The commercial shorts must be plain, with no logos, patterns, or obtrusive markings. Soldiers are not required to buy the spandex shorts. The army physical fitness uniform is authorized for wear on and off duty, on and off the installation, when authorized by the commander. Soldiers may wear all or part of the army physical fitness uniform with civilian attire off the installation, when authorized by the commander. The only insignia authorized for wear on the army physical fitness uniform is the physical fitness badge. When the physical fitness badge is worn, it is sewn on the upper left front side of the army physical fitness T-shirt, whether it be both long sleeve and short sleeve or just one or the other and the army physical fitness jacket. On the army physical fitness uniform running jacket, the insignia is sewn centered one half inch above the word “Army.” Soldiers may not mix or match and military and civilian work out clothes. Soldiers may not roll or push up the sleeves of the army physical…