Sailors sound off about sloppy NWU wear

Crushed and crooked eight-point covers. Poorly bloused pants carelessly shoved into the boots. Shirts so small, the buttons are straining to the breaking point.

These are just a few examples of improper wear of the Navy working uniform — and sailors tell Navy Times they are fed up with their sloppy shipmates.

Though the new uniform was rolled out in 2008, some sailors still haven’t gotten the hang of its details.

Read the full story at NavyTimes.com. Ran as the cover story in the March 18, 2013 issue.

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