AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy — The line began forming well over an hour before the military clothing store opened Monday.

By the time the first customer entered, more than 100 people were behind him, eager to purchase the Air Force’s new utility uniform.

The Air Force adopted the Army’s Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, on Monday, taking another step toward retiring the much-maligned Airman Battle Uniform, or ABU, by April 2021. Read More