IPFU - Improved Physical Fitness Uniform
What are the components of the IPFU?
- Jacket, running, gray and black.
- Pants, running, black.
- Trunks, running, black, moisture-wicking.
- T-shirt, gray, short sleeve, moisture-wicking.
- T-shirt, gray, long sleeve, moisture-wicking.
- Cap, knit, black or Cap, Synthetic, Microfleece, Green
When authorized by the Commander, may the IPFU be worn on and off post and on and off duty?
Yes,Soldiers may wear all or part of the IPFU with civilian attire off the installation, when authorized by the commander.
What is the only insignia authorized for wear on the IPFU according to AR 670-1?
The Physical Fitness Badge
How is the Physical Fitness Badge properly placed on the IPFU?
When the physical fitness badge is worn, it is sewn on the upper left front side of theIPFU T-shirt. On the IPFU running jacket, the insignia is sewn centered 1⁄2 inch above the word “Army.”
Are Soldiers authorized to wear commercially purchased gray or black spandex shorts under the IPFU trunks?
Yes, The length of the shorts must end above the knee or higher. The commercial shorts must be plain, with no logos, patterns, or obtrusive markings. Soldiers are not required to buy the spandex shorts.
Who are the only Soldiers authorized to wear the IPFU shirt outside of the trunks?
Can Commanders authorize the wear of commercial items be worn with the IPFU?
Commanders may authorize the wear of commercial running shoes, calf-length or ankle-length, plain white socks with no logos, gloves, reflective belts or vests, long underwear, and other items appropriate to the weather conditions and type of activity. If soldiers wear long underwear or other similar items,they must conceal them from view when wearing the running jacket and pants of the IPFU.