Gunmen disguised as U.S. military personnel and wearing explosives-laden suicide vests engaged Afghan security forces in a two-hour siege of the national police headquarters in Kabul on Wednesday, U.S. and Afghan officials announced. One responding Afghan police officer was killed and five were wounded, the Washington Post reports.
The Air Force has officially adopted the Army’s camouflage pattern, but don’t expect the rest of the services to follow suit — that’s just crazy talk. Both the Marines and the Navy plan to continue to wear their distinct camo patterns, service officials told Task & Purpose.
In keeping with a big year in Official Army Fashion (No more gross gray PT uniforms! Brand new jungle boots! The return of pink and greens!), the Army is working overtime to field its new Improved Hot Weather Army Combat Uniform, the lightweight ACU alternative that features a breathable, quick-drying tunic perfect for the oppressive humidity.