Stars and Stripes stripes.com 18 Dec, 2020 17:15 am

Army 'expedited' rollout of camouflage masks arrives in less than a year

Army 'expedited' rollout of camouflage masks arrives in less than a year
If it had taken the Army the typical 18 months to two years to roll out its official face mask, it would have been roasted on social media. It got roasted anyway this week for announcing it would be delivered in about half that time.

Army 'expedited' rollout of camouflage masks arrives in less than a year The Army's Combat Cloth Face Covering will be a 2-ply cloth covering made of 57% cotton and 43% nylon.The Defense Logistics Agency is expected to begin issuing two Combat Cloth Face Coverings, or CCFCs, to recruits early next year.“The Army is issuing its own official cloth face mask (complete with acronym) and bragging that it only took slightly less than a year to do,” wrote @lethalityjane, a Twitter account run by a soldier, in a tweet shared nearly 400 times.5 million for disposable and other cloth face masks since January, according to a Stars and Stripes analysis of contracting data on Friday.

com Twitter: @chadgarland The Army is issuing its own official cloth face mask (complete with acronym) and bragging that it only took slightly less than a year to do.ARMY Stars and Stripes is making stories on the coronavirus pandemic available free of charge.

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