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Long-awaited new uniform on its way to the Air Force

By: STEPHEN LOSEY, Air Force Times
May 14, 2018 Updated: May 14, 2018 at 11:03 am
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Master Sgt. Nicholas Kollett, first sergeant for the 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, folds an Operation Enduring Freedom Camouflage Pattern uniform at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, July 7, 2012. (Capt. Raymond Geoffroy/Air Force)

For years, airmen have dreamed of it, demanded it, and envied those lucky enough to have it already. And now, finally, the Operational Camouflage Pattern uniform on its way. For everybody.

The Air Force announced Monday that it is adopting the Army’s OCP as its official utility uniform. The uniform will roll out across the force over the next three years. While some airmen already wear the OCP ― such as airmen in the Middle East and Air Force Global Strike Command security forces ― the Air Force will start rolling it out to others beginning Oct. 1.

Read more at airforcetimes.com.

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