Boots and OCPs

Discussion in 'Air Force Academy - USAFA' started by pooled18, May 15, 2018 at 10:14 PM.

  1. pooled18

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    Because of the changing boot color standard to match the adoption of OCPs, should those of us 2023 hopefuls looking to get used to boots, should we buy sage green or the new color?
     
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    Don't buy any boots until you get your appointee packet that tells you what color you should buyy
     
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  3. Billberna

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    The appointee packet indicates sage green. The uniform change is not authorized until October 1 of this year. The uniform change will be phased in over 2-1/2 years. So, from what I am hearing on other parent groups, it is likely that ABUs (therefore, sage green boots) will be grandfathered in for the class of 2022. Of course, they could surprise us all and issue OCPs to this year's basic cadets.
     
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  4. Wishful

    Wishful "Land of the free, because of the brave..." 5-Year Member

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    You could also wait to I Day when they'll issue them to you. DD had no problems with hers (which she got that day) but you know your feet. Lots of threads on the subject. Congrats & good luck!
     
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  5. pooled18

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    Yeah, I have flat and wide feet, so I definitely need to find out how boots will fit me. Thanks, though!