Army OKs wearing coyote brown fleece cap

The Army Human Resources Command on Monday tweeted that Gen. James C. McConville, the service’s chief of staff, has approved the brown fleece cap as an option to the black cap now worn by troops. DREW VERBIS/U.S. NAVY
The Army Human Resources Command on Monday tweeted that Gen. James C. McConville, the service’s chief of staff, has approved the brown fleece cap as an option to the black cap now worn by troops. DREW VERBIS/U.S. NAVY

Army OKs wearing coyote brown fleece cap

by Steve Beynon
Stars and Stripes

WASHINGTON — The Army is giving soldiers another color option for their fleece caps — coyote brown.

The Army Human Resources Command on Monday tweeted that Gen. James C. McConville, the service’s chief of staff, has approved the brown cap as an option to the black cap now worn by troops. The change in policy will be reflected next year in an updated 670-1, the outline of uniform rules.

Until now, the brown fleece cap has mostly been for the Marine Corps and Navy, while soldiers were only allowed to wear the black fleece cap, which was introduced four years ago alongside the new camouflage and physical training uniforms. However, some troops can already be seen sporting a brown cap in the field.

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