MIL My new ABU name tapes have arrived

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  1. ManinCamo

    ManinCamo I wear big boy pants.

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    I have them.


    I'm up for deployment come January - thats for who and when the ABU should be first available but... I probably won't go anywhere. I just wanted to be a nerd and get them. I was ordering a pair of nylon name tapes for a fresh set of BDU's and they had the ABU tapes available too.

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    shitty pic... I can't find the cable to my real camera :(

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  2. Immortal1

    Immortal1 New Member

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    nice, full pic of new uniform? whats abu stand for
     
  3. scottiemac

    scottiemac It's time to shoot some hot dogs!

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    I didn't know your name was U.S. Air Force.
     
  4. Jyokker

    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    was that through AAFES?
     
  5. ManinCamo

    ManinCamo I wear big boy pants.

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    INFOSEC on the last name :eek5:

    ABU = Airman Battle Uniform

    AAFES, no. http://www.militarynames.com/

    according to the AF Times, it will first be available to those deploying in the 5/6 bucket this Jan/Feb timeframe and then should start hitting the uniform shops mid summer.

    http://usmilitary.about.com/od/airforce/a/abu.htm

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    here's an almost finalized version. the boots are now the light greenish color.
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  6. brackac

    brackac Fuck all of this. OT Supporter

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    So glad I won't have to wear those.
     
  7. Jyokker

    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    Like the ACU is better? Oh wait, you will be in a flight suit. NM
     
  8. BillyJackNCoke

    BillyJackNCoke I've got something to say, I raped your mother tod

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    aren't they supposed to be mandatory by 2010?
     
  9. ManinCamo

    ManinCamo I wear big boy pants.

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    FSTMX5 New Member

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    wtf??! that picture looks JUST like the ones we have now with a different camo sceme

    what happened to the velcro? What happened to the 6 sidded cover?


    gay...i bet we're going to have to iron the sob too :rant:
     
  11. dubrocker

    dubrocker sho nuff

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    airman battle uniform is the gayest thing they could have ever called it
     
  12. ManinCamo

    ManinCamo I wear big boy pants.

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    no ironing, it's perma-pressed.

    ABU, meh, they could have called it the "super warrior cool guy uniform for killing enemy troops and creating power point slides" but, ABU flows a bit better.
     
  13. brackac

    brackac Fuck all of this. OT Supporter

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    :bigok: :fawk:
     
  14. ManinCamo

    ManinCamo I wear big boy pants.

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    I want to wear a bag :hsd:
     
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    if only that were true, if i could wear a flight suit all day i would be very happy.
     
  16. brackac

    brackac Fuck all of this. OT Supporter

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    Do not ruin my little slice of nirvana. Let me dream big for a few more months please.
     
  17. Jyokker

    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    OOOooooo and a beret too!
     
  18. Motá

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    They are actually pretty sweet :cool:. I got to meet the Command Cheif MSgt of AFMC and i gave him a brief tour of our med group dorms from an "airman's point of view." And of course he was pimping out the new uniform. He was telling me no ironing and that they were thinking of putting in a material that can give you a permanent crease. But he said don't count on it. From a distance I thought for a second that he was Army.
     
  19. ManinCamo

    ManinCamo I wear big boy pants.

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    :( I thought it was going to be perma-pressed for sure.
     
  20. Jyokker

    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    im holding out for perma press.
    kinda like Dockers pants.
     
  21. MrRyan

    MrRyan Gary Johnson 2016 OT Supporter

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    So much for a more joint operating environment.
     
  22. Jyokker

    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    BOOOOOOO we are the last to get em.
     
  23. TheNewMonaro

    TheNewMonaro New Member

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    Seems a bit of a waste of money for everyone to have a different working uniform.

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    Army
    RAN
    RAAF (gave up finding a guy in the light scheme)

    Of course, you guys probably spend equivilant to the ADF budget on paperclips :o
     
  24. brownfield

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    :bowdown: beret's are so cool. they keep your eyes shaded from the sun during summer and keep your right ear warm during the winter. if only all other branches that wear pc's could be as cool as we are!!! :mamoru:
     

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