Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Robert G. Gavaldon
It looks like Marines are about to get some fancy new footwear. The U.S. Marine Corps hasn’t just entered the final phase of testing designs for new standard-issue jungle boots; Commandant Gen. Robert Neller is eyeing new combat boots for the first time in more than a decade.
U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Sarah Mattison
Wars are fought and ultimately won by the troops who slog through grime and uneven ground to take the hill. One of the most important and easily overlooked pieces of equipment for that service member is the combat boot.