Are Your Uniforms Doing Everything They Can?

11/13/2012 - 3:27pm

The military is always looking for new and inventive ways to protect its troops. They've just developed new body armor for their female soldiers, which will protect them without inhibiting their motions.

Now the military is experimenting with a new fabric that is resistant to chemical and biological weapons. This breakthrough fabric is breathable and thin, meaning that it could potentially replace cumbersome, hot and impractical chemical gear currently issued to soldiers.

Is it Time for a Uniform Change? Call BLT!

10/23/2012 - 4:15pm

Women have been allowed to serve their country in the military for nearly 100 years, albeit typically in secretarial positions. By the 1970s, however, women were allowed to join the military as active duty service people.

Though the government spends billions trying to protect soldiers with gear designed to stop bullets and knives, this year they realized that their body armor had one fundamental problem: it was designed for men.

There Is No “I” In Team, But There’s An “I” In Customize

08/08/2012 - 3:04pm

The Yankees have one of the most recognizable uniforms in baseball. The pinstripes have become synonymous with baseball records and achievement. The only thing missing from the uniform? The players’ names. If you don’t know a players’ number you’re out of luck watching a game.

To remedy this lack of identity in the ballpark, Yankee players have taken to wearing custom logos when they work out together. Nick Swisher and Derek Jeter worked with New Balance to create logos from their names that they could wear during their clubhouse workouts.