It’s not an order – US Marines get to wear ‘sleeves up’

Rank-and-file US Marines will be able to show off their forearms once more after the commandant backed down from a deeply unpopular rule that banned troops from rolling up the sleeves of their combat fatigues.

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The two-year-old regulation has been the subject of endless complaining from Marines, who for years bared their arms in their camouflage uniform, mainly as a way of distinguishing themselves as a “breed apart” from other branches of the military.

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