Female Security Forces airmen will soon see new updates to the bulky uniforms they wear while guarding bases worldwide.
Air Force Uniforms
The phase-in of the Air Force OCP uniform continues.
F-22 Raptor pilots in Hawaii are some of the first to try out the Air Force's new integrated aircrew ensemble flight suit.
The Air Force will relocate unit patches on its Operational Camouflage Uniform from the left sleeve to the right.
The U.S. Air Force is exploring the possibility of creating two-piece flight suits for all pilots and aircrew.
Airmen describe frustrations with trying to purchase the OCP uniform at military clothing stores and being refused.
The service said patches normally worn day-to-day are authorized until the new mandatory brown subdued patches are available.
Unit patches for the new Operational Camouflage Uniform will be limited to just four colors, Air Force officials said.
As the U.S. Air Force mulls a change to its physical training uniforms, one proposal may give airmen a sleeker look.
Staff Sgt. Abdul Rahman Gaitan is among the first Muslim airman to receive the waiver.