It can be worn at most public and official functions , and as an analog for business dress. In combat situations, the Army Combat Uniform is used. Originally created in as a secondary uniform to the former army "class A greens", in the autumn of it started being issued to all soldiers and now is worn army-wide as the official service uniform. It is based on the older "dress blue" dress uniform. Their influence is apparent in the overall blue theme, the officers' passants shoulder-straps and trouser design. On Veterans Day , the Army announced that a new version of the Army Greens, based on the " pinks and greens " uniform worn in World War II , would be brought back as the everyday service uniform starting in
The United States Army's Class A uniform is the basic service dress that soldiers wear on a day-to-day basis when not engaged in combat or other utility activities. Due to the fact that the Army maintains strict uniform regulations, great care should be taken to assemble the uniform as specifically as possible before wearing it. Note: The Army currently has two wearable Class A uniforms: blue and green. While both are viable options, the green uniform will be phased out near the end of fiscal year in favor of the blue uniform.
Click here to download the presentation. Rank : all Noncommissioned Officers will wear sew-on rank, rank will be centered on the sleeve between shoulder seam and elbow. Service Stripes : centered on the bottom half of the left sleeve, at a 45 degree angle, with the lower end towards the inside seam. Legs are without cuffs and tailored diagonally so that the slacks fall midway between the top of the heel and the top of the shoe.