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Celebrating 238 years: 1775-2013

Soldier Uniforms: A Visual History of the Enlisted

As the Army soldiers on into its 238th year, we celebrate the service of our troops whose tours of duty have been as diverse as the men and women sacrificing their lives in honor of defending ours. Fighting for enduring freedom requires that Soldiers –and their dress—be both dynamic and sustainable, guarding themselves and our country. While you may be most familiar with America's hard-fought battles, let us acquaint you with the uniforms worn into them.

Battle Dress Uniforms have been tailored to fit the varying elements and environments for well over 200 years. As combat situations change, so do the weapons and gear carried by the Army Soldier. The info graphic below illustrates the BDU's most major alterations from the Calvary Days to Operation Iraqi Freedom. And from their boots on the ground to the caps and helmets that protect their heads, you'll note the evolving details that have served Soldiers well... then and now.PSB-Army-BDAY-Info Want to embed this infographic on your blog or website? 

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