Unseasonably cold weather delays Suns out guns out troop uniform
Marine bases on both the East Coast and West Coast are delaying rolling sleeves up due to unseasonably cold weather.
Every year, just after daylight saving time starts, Marines carry out the tradition of rolling the sleeves on their camouflage uniforms. Marines do it twice a year: Sleeves go up during the warmer months and down during the colder months.
But this year, several Marine installations are delaying the sleeves up policy because of cold weather. Marines with I Marine Expeditionary Force stationed at Camp Pendleton, Twentynine Palms, and Miramar bases all located in southern California, will delay rolling the sleeves on their woodland camouflage uniforms until April 1. The air station aboard Yuma, Arizona, is also choosing to delay.
On the East Coast, the Marine Corps base at Quantico, Virginia, and the North Carolina installations of Camp Lejeune and the air station at Cherry Point will also delay rolling sleeves until April 1 because of cold weather.Read More...