Soldiers at Fort Wainwright AK do physical training while testing new fleece caps and uniforms Photo courtesy of the US Army

Soldiers at Fort Wainwright, AK, do physical training while testing new fleece caps and uniforms. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Army.

Army Unveils New Physical Fitness Uniforms

The U.S. Army has unveiled new physical fitness uniforms, which will become available beginning in October.

The U.S. Army has unveiled new physical fitness uniforms, which will become available beginning in October.

The change was based on soldier feedback, the Army said in a press release last week.

The Army Physical Fitness Uniform (APFU) will replace the Improved Physical Fitness Uniform (IPFU).

A February 2012 online survey of about 76,000 soldiers found that soldiers had issues with the IPFU, said Col. Robert Mortlock, program manager, Soldier Protection and Individual

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