ARMY TM 10-227 PDF

This manual supersedes TM , dated 29 July manual directly to: Commander, US Army Soldier and Biological Chemical. FITTING OF ARMY UNIFORMS AND FOOTWEAR. SUPERSEDURE NOTICE: TM dated 20 April supersedes TM dated 10 June TECHNICAL MANUAL FITTING OF ARMY UNIFORMS AND FOOTWEAR. DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.

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Proper wear of the Army uniform is a matter of personal pride for all Soldiers. High cap on heel extends up back. Army in the agmy based on the previous Boots, Service, Combat, Russet Mnearly arjy except for color. The Black Leather Combat Boot was worn with Army field uniforms, with trousers bloused into the boot tops, from the mids until approximatelywhen the Battle Dress Uniform was phased out.

Combination polyurethane mid-sole and durable lug rubber out-sole ensure shock absorbency and traction.

In earlysoldiers who still had the russet color boots were instructed to use shoe dye to change the color to black, although russet boots were still being issued in the early s as supplies were drawn down.

The laces and eyelets were brown or black, matching the boot’s leather color. General Information and Responsibilities Introduction Responsibilities.

AR —10 prescribes DA policies, responsibilities, and administrative procedures and funding for protective clothing and equipment.

Some units have adopted their own alternate standard for morale or historical reasons. It has been a common practice for individuals to purchase non-issue black leather combat boots, a practice that is tolerated so long as the purchased boots meet military standards for both performance and appearance.

Effective 1 Octblack boots except safety boots and green jungle boots were ramy longer authorized for Marine wear, for all utility uniforms.

Catalog Record: Fitting of Army uniforms and footwear | Hathi Trust Digital Library

Ten sets of eyelets. This regulation prescribes the authorization for wear, composition, and classification of uniforms, and the occasions for wearing all personal clothing bag issueoptional, and commonly worn organizational clothing and individual equipment uniforms. Heel cap does not go up the back. Such boots meet military standards and may aemy officially procured at some time.


The M Russet Combat Boot was the Army’s standard leather boot until the transition began to black footwear to go with the new Army Green uniformsadopted September Therefore, at any given time the boots worn by a soldier or Marine might not be any of the standardized boots listed on this page.

Unless specified in this regulation, the commander issuing the clothing and equipment will establish wear policies for organizational clothing and equipment.

Army unless otherwise authorized by law. The history of the Marine Corps’ use of black leather boots tracks the Army history in most respects.

AR 70—1 prescribes Department of the Army DA policies, responsibilities, and administrative procedures by which all clothing and individual equipment used by Army personnel are initiated, designed, developed, tested, approved, fielded, and modified.

The written description will control any inconsistencies between the text and the illustration.

How to recommend changes to Army uniforms Previous: The Army is a profession. New t boot fielded for all services instandard until McNamara Boot, first pattern. Please turn on the Javascript on your browser to see the more than one thousand Olive-Drab. Services with, or on civilian clothes, except as provided in chapters 27 through 30 of this regulation. Issue laces were replaced by more favored types, rough-out boots were smoothed and polished, heel and sole patterns were changed, various cushion inserts were tried, and other mods were 10-227 as desired by the soldiers for fashion or functional improvements.

Gm Marine Corps did not thereafter have a boot custom designed for Marines, although Marine contract boots with unique markings were made. MIL-B standardizedissued at least tospec cancelled in The change was not just for appearance since black leather boots are not compatible with camouflage and also reflect as hot spots in night vision viewers. No item governed by this regulation will be altered in any way that atmy the basic design or the intended concept of fit as described in TM 10— and AR —84, including plating, smoothing, or removing detail features of metal items, or otherwise altering the color or appearance.


Number of eyelets or speed loops can vary by shoe size. Army may wear a uniform, any part of which is similar to a distinctive 110-227 of the U.

Soldiers have an individual responsibility for ensuring their appearance reflects the highest level of professionalism.

Then click the Search button. Boots may have an official National Stock Number assigned, but nonetheless have never been actually procured and issued through supply channels.


Only uniforms, accessories, and insignia prescribed in this 100-227 or in the common tables of allowance CTAor as approved by Headquarters, Department of the Army HQDAwill be worn by personnel in the U. The end of the spit-shine requirement of the smooth black leather boots was welcomed by many but also seen as a step down from military tradition. Leaders, at all levels, have a responsibility for implementing and applying the standards contained in this regulation to ensure the best interests of the Army, including our shared traditions and customs.

Army and Marine Corps field uniforms until the mids. It prescribes the uniforms, awards, insignia, and accouterments authorized for wear. At that time, the U. General Found in Section 1. Individuals may own multiple pairs, for example to wear issue boots to inspection, but purchase a more comfortable or supportive boot for daily use, srmy several sets to meet different needs.