All Marines now allowed to carry umbrellas, ending longtime ban
The few and the proud will remain amphibious, but they will no longer be soaking wet in their dress blues on rainy days.
All Marines wearing their dress or service uniforms are now allowed to use umbrellas, ending a long tradition and bringing the Corps generally in line with other services.
“Marines can carry an all-black, plain, standard or collapsible umbrella at their option during inclement weather with the service and dress uniforms,” a message signed by Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger on Thursday said.
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