[LMB] OT: Space Rangers?

Aruvqan aruvqan at gmail.com
Sat Feb 22 06:35:25 GMT 2020

On 2/17/2020 9:42 PM, Eric Oppen wrote:
> WHY do people who are not "out in the field" need to wear camouflage?
> Particularly if they work on shipboard?
> Yeah, I know---it looks cooler than all-get-out.  But it's about as
> practical as those cuirasses French heavy cavalry wore off to war in 1914.
And the US 'blueberry' Navy camo is *dangerous* because you fall in, you 
blend quite well. Personally, if my ass has fallen overboard, I want 
people to be able to find and rescue me!

Rob's favorite uniform was the classic 'swabbie' - dungaree [sort of 
bell bottom blue jeans] with a blue chambray work shirt.


short sleeve, long sleeve and whites all working rather than dress 
uniforms ... unfortunately since 1983 the dress white cracker jacks were 
made of synthetic instead of cotton.

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