WASHINGTON — Soldiers now have more color choices while wearing fleece caps — but it’s at their commander’s discretion. 

The coyote brown cap is an optional alternative to the black fleece cap while in the Army Combat Uniform, according to a change authorized by Army senior leaders earlier this year.

“Permitting the wear of the coyote fleece cap was a pretty straightforward and common-sense decision,” Sgt. Maj. of the Army Michael Grinston said. “We’re acting on that now and I fully support it.”

Like Grinston, Sgt. Maj. Brian Sanders, G-1 Uniform Policy Branch sergeant major, agrees the revision is a common-sense change, adding it doesn’t break uniformity of troops. Read More