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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Number of eyelets or speed loops can vary by shoe size. 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. Soldiers have an individual responsibility for ensuring their appearance reflects the highest level of professionalism.

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

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 This table 10-2277 the models of Black Leather Combat Boots over those decades.

Further, soldiers are not authorized to wear distinctive uniforms or uniform items of the U. Army may wear a uniform, any part of which is similar to a distinctive part of the U.

The Marine Corps did not arm have a boot custom designed for Marines, although Marine contract boots with unique markings were made. In an evolving series of models, the black leather combat boot remained an integral part of U. The laces and eyelets were brown or black, matching the boot’s leather color.

MIL-B standardized tk, issued at least tospec cancelled in NSN, to Proper wear of the Army uniform is a matter of personal pride for all Soldiers.

AR —10 prescribes DA policies, responsibilities, and administrative procedures and funding for protective clothing and equipment. Size 9R dated December 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. The Army is a profession. AR 70—1 rm Department of the Army DA policies, responsibilities, tn administrative procedures by which all clothing and individual equipment used by Army personnel are initiated, designed, developed, tested, approved, fielded, and modified.


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

At that time, the U. Some units have adopted their own alternate standard for morale or historical reasons. It prescribes the uniforms, awards, insignia, and accouterments authorized for wear. 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 made as desired by the soldiers for fashion or functional improvements.

McNamara Boot, first pattern. General Found in Section 1. Additionally, no person except a member of the U. Army and Marine Corps field uniforms until the mids. Like most websites today, Olive-Drab. Initially made with 10 sets of speed lace loops, but with Rev C of the specification 28 May changed to two sets of eyelets at the foot and eight sets of speed lace loops.

For good results, try entering this: How to recommend changes zrmy Army uniforms Previous: Sizes 3 to 14, XN to XW for men and women.

General Information and Responsibilities Introduction Responsibilities. Black leather version of the M Russet Combat Bootintroduced in mids based on Army-wide transition to black footwear 1-0227 1 Sep 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.

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Individuals may own multiple pairs, for example to wear issue boots to inspection, but purchase a more comfortable or armg boot for daily use, owning several sets to meet different needs.

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.

It is indicative of esprit de corps and morale within a unit. 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.


Issued boots were often customized by the addition of private purchase accessories. There are many fine websites that have additional information on this topic, too many to list here and too many to keep up with as they come and go.

It also provides general information on the authorized material and design of uniforms and the uniform quality control system. Please note that our additions are not part of the Army Regulations — they are only provided to help you understand the policies better. The written description will control any inconsistencies between the text and the illustration. The black leather combat boot was introduced to the U.

Army in the mids based on the previous Boots, Service, Combat, Russet Mnearly identical except for color. If you have additional information or can correct any errors, please contact Olive-Drab. Use this Afmy web search form to get an up to date report of what’s out there.

NSN, The black leather combat boot was generally well-liked due to its sharp military appearance when shined armmy good qualities of foot support and protection. Then click the Search button. Ten sets of eyelets. Services with, or on civilian clothes, except as provided in chapters 27 through 30 of this regulation.

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Explanation of abbreviations and terms Back to index. Issued with a full-length removable, urethane foam insert that has a fiberboard backing. Limited flame resistance and conductive heat resistance making the ICB safe to fly. Boots may have an official National Stock Number assigned, but nonetheless have never been actually procured arrmy issued through supply channels.