Issued dress shoes

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  1. profsparrow

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    Do the plebes or 4c mids get issued the leather white and black dress shoes, or do they get the "corfam" shoes. If they get issued leather shoes, can they purchase and wear the corfam shoes?
     
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    They will eventually get both "leathers" and corframs, but they will have zero choice on what shoes to wear (or anything else) until after Plebe Summer.

    Edit: They DO get to choose what running shoes to wear during workouts.
     
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    They will have to polish all leather anyway whatever they are told to wear.:shake: Spit shine is an art they will learn.:biggrin: Hint: Rubbing Alcohol water and cotton balls.
     
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  5. NavyHoops

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    You will be issued both. For the most part you will end up with one pair of leathers for class and one inspection pair. You will learn to shine shoes very quickly. To be honest you will end up preferring leathers (at least most people do) more than than the others. They are plastic and your feet can't breathe in them (it can create some horrible foot funk and athletes foot). Most of us only wore the frams when required at inspections or drill because they can be easily washed off and cleaned up and not ruin your leathers in wet grass/mud.
     
  6. usnabgo08

    usnabgo08 USNA 2008/BGO

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    I thought plebes didn't rate corframs unless it was inclement weather or directed, maybe this was a company-by-company policy.
     

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