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Which items are considered part of the ACU ensemble and also authorized for wear with the BDU?
  • Rigger Belt
  • Moisture Wicking T-Shirt (tan)
  • Green socks
  • Army Combat Boots – Hot weather and Temperate weather (tan)
Can the Black all-weather coat be worn as a raincoat while wearing BDUs?
Yes, but only in a Garrison environment when organizational rain gear has not been issued
What is the proper distance of the shoulder patch from the seam of the shoulder on the BDU?
1/2 inch
How is the Reverse-Side Full-Color U.S. Flag Insignia placed on the BDU Uniform?
If the Soldier has a Shoulder Sleeve Insignia-Former Wartime Service (SSI-FWTS) (Also commonly called a "combat patch), the insignia is placed 1/8 inch below the SSI-FWTS.   If the Soldier does not have a SSI-FWTS, the insignia is placed 1/2 inch below the right shoulder seam.