Tag: Wear

Air Force Delays Some OCP Uniform Mandatory Wear Dates

The Air Force will not require airmen to update certain elements of their Operational Camouflage Uniform until September, in an effort to reduce stress on troops during the novel coronavirus pandemic. In a release posted Wednesday, the service said updates to the uniform, as well as modifications to the Two-Piece Flight Duty Uniform (2PFDU), originally scheduled for June 1 have been delayed to Sept. 1. Read Next: Marine Corps to Shut Down, Cut Back 7 MOSs as the Force Prepares for Change The OCP changes now scheduled for September include: Most officer rank insignia will be spice brown; however, first ... Read more

Will We Wear Masks Forever?

Are facemasks a temporary way to fight a specific virus, or will they become part of our “new normal?” “I don’t care about philosophy, just tell me how it ends.” That line is repeated on the final page of Len Jenkin’s play ‘Dark Ride.’ I’ve been thinking about Len, whom I had the great pleasure of working with a few times, a lot of late. His work always creates a world a bit out whack, dusty and dim, characters engaged in slow motion chaos. Today’s creepy streets of masked New Yorkers feel like a Len Jenkin play, and all anybody ... Read more

Northam Asks Residents To Wear Masks, Then Mingles in Beach Crowd Without a Mask

Commentary Zach Gibson / Getty ImagesVirginia Gov. Ralph Northam delivers the State of the Commonwealth address at the Virginia State Capitol on Jan. 8, 2020, in Richmond, Virginia. (Zach Gibson / Getty Images) Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam really wants you to wear a mask while out in public. The Democratic governor is so fond of facial coverings and their potential to prevent the spread of the coronavirus that he is even talking about making masks mandatory for all of Virginia’s 8.5 million residents. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported that Northam is prepared to make a determination about mandating face coverings in ... Read more

Tom Bossert swipes at Trump for refusing to wear mask in public

Former homeland security adviser Tom Bossert responded on ABC News’ “This Week” to President Trump’s refusal to wear a face mask in public, saying, “Do as I say, not as I do isn’t very useful” for reinforcing what the president’s own public health officials have stressed. Driving the news: Trump on Thursday said he removed his face mask during a tour of a Ford plant in Michigan because he “didn’t want to give the press the pleasure” of seeing him with one on. The Michigan attorney general warned Trump that it was “the law of this state” to wear a ... Read more

Trump says he declined to wear a mask to avoid giving the “press the pleasure”

President Trump on Thursday said he removed his face mask during a tour of a Ford plant in Michigan because he “didn’t want to give the press the pleasure” of seeing him wearing the protective covering. The state of play: Trump said he kept a mask on during a private portion of the tour, but took it off once in-view of the press. An open letter from Michigan’s attorney general warned that it was “the law of this state” to wear a mask. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has advised that people wear facial coverings when in public ... Read more

Coronavirus face masks: Some patients refuse to wear them

The decision of some Americans to not wear a mask in public has become a political act, the latest demonstration of how misinformation is complicating the American response to the Covid-19 pandemic. As states reopen, enforcement of new mask requirements in public spaces has led to conflict: A Target employee in California broke his arm after trying to remove two customers refusing to wear masks. In Flint, Michigan, a security guard at a Family Dollar store was shot and killed after a dispute with a disgruntled customer over wearing a face mask. Now, these kinds of confrontations are also happening ... Read more

Some Soldiers Now Authorized to Wear the New Army Jungle Tab

The U.S. Army has finally approved an official tab for soldiers who sweat their way through the Jungle Operations Training Course (JOTC). Eighth Army soldiers serving in the Pacific area of operations are now authorized to wear the jungle tab upon graduating from the 20-day JOTC, which focuses on small-unit tactics, waterborne operations and survival in the thick, insect-infested jungles of Hawaii, according to a recent service news release. Read Next: B-1 Bomber May Become the New Face of US Military Power in the Pacific During the Cold War, JOTC was located in the jungles of Panama, but it closed ... Read more

‘Wear blue: run to remember’ military families group goes ‘virtual’ this Memorial Day amid coronavirus

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. This year’s Memorial Day will look a little different for the “wear blue: run to remember” community amid the coronavirus pandemic, but that won’t stop them from running “for the fallen; for the fighting; for families.” The executive director and co-founder of “wear blue: run to remember,” Lisa Hallett, has taken the organization’s annual Memorial Day activities virtual in an effort to continue her organization’s mission, even through the COVID-19 crisis. Lisa Hallett’s simple act of healing has grown into a national nonprofit with thousands ... Read more

Watch Horde of Cops Take Woman to Ground for Refusing To Wear Mask the Way They Wanted

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is condemning the takedown of a woman in front of her child on the New York City subway. Unfortunately, he’s part of the problem that incidents like these illustrate. According to WABC-TV, Kaleemah Rozier, a 22-year-old mother traveling with her child, was tackled on video by a horde of NYPD officers at the Atlantic Avenue/Barclays Center stop in Brooklyn just before noon on Wednesday. Police say she had a mask around her neck and, when told to wear it on her face by police officers handing out masks at the station, became belligerent. ... Read more

Joe Biden Must Wear A Face Mask Right Now

Joe Biden’s failure to wear a medical face mask is a blatant example of toxic masculinity. Liberal media has been a twitter for days over President Donald Trump’s refusal to wear a medical mask while performing his public duties. NBC news wisely pointed out that Trump, and yours truly, are actually suffering from fragile masculinity. This is not to be confused with the equally serious condition of “white fragility” though obviously the two are intimately related. What we really need right now is for presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden to give us a lesson in manhood and put on a ... Read more