U.S. Navy photo / Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Bryan Ilyankoff.
Sailors, rejoice! The much-despised yellow (er, "gold") Navy PT uniform is going the way of bell-bottom trousers. Starting in October, sailors can purchase the Optional Physical Training Uniform at Navy Exchange Uniform and Customer Care, Navy officials said.
It cost the Navy at least $10 million and 18 months to help come up with the fiery new recruiting slogan “Forged By The Sea.” But after just before revealing its new rallying cry on Dec. 5, the branch appeared prepared to shell out a few thousand dollars more to lock down the rights to the phrase.