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All soldiers in the U.S. Army will be issued a new camouflage-print Combat Cloth Face Covering (CCFC) as the military aims to curb the spread of COVID-19 in their ranks.
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The new masks were approved by U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. James C. McConville over the summer to be provided to soldiers at Initial Entry Training as part of their clothing bag, following a recommendation from the Army Uniform Board.
In response to the pandemic, the Army has largely provided disposable or reusable solid color masks to soldiers.
Soldiers are currently authorized to wear neck gaiters and other cloth items, such as bandanas or scarves, as masks. Masks are prohibited from having any printed wording, profanity, racist, demeaning or derogatory logos, script or imagery.
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During the board's 152nd meeting on Nov. 18, Army officials said the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) will begin issuing two CCFCs to each new soldier during the second quarter of fiscal year 2021. The masks are expected to be available for purchase at Army & Air Force Exchange Service uniform stores in late 2021.