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Blue Coats to Modern Military Uniforms: A History of U.S. Military Attire

Blue Coats to Modern Military Uniforms: A History of U.S. Military Attire

Modern military uniforms are the result of centuries of refinement, the apex of function and efficiency – and it all started with a blue coat and white overalls. Changes to the United States military uniform have been gradual but the goal has always been the same: keep our boys safe, keep them stocked, and keep America strong. The influences are numerous, even down to the materials, but the results have proven iconic. So let us take you through eras of American history and see the evolution of our modern military uniforms from humble beginnings. The American Revolution to the War of 1812 Considering the circumstances around the American Revolution, it’s no surprise that the Continental Army uniforms were nearly identical to those of the British. The main distinguishing factor of the standardized...

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Six Famous Military Presidents

Six Famous Military Presidents

Military Presidents of the United States As we celebrate Presidents’ Day this month, we want to commemorate the holiday by discussing several US presidents who either served or has played a key role in the military. Although many of our past leaders have held a military role, we want to discuss the military presidents who have played a more prominent role. We will cover these men, prior to becoming our commander-in-chief, from serving in the American Revolution to the Civil War to World War II. George Washington [caption id="attachment_50826" align="aligncenter" width="700"] pc: mountvernon.org[/caption] The country’s first president was also a man with one of the longest military careers. He was a part of the French and Indian Wars and the American Revolution. Commander of the Virginia Regiment and later, the Continental Army, he played...

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Work Uniforms

Work Uniforms for You and Others

Get to Work! You've started your new job and you're wondering where you can buy your new work uniforms, but you don't even know where to start. Look no further than The Surplus Store! Located conveniently in West Los Angeles, we've been in business since 1946 and have been selling work uniforms as well as military garments, camping supplies, and survival supplies since we opened our doors. Our friendly staff can easily help you find any kind of work uniform that you need. Range of Work Uniforms Medical uniforms: We carry a range of medical uniforms for hospitals, dental labs, and even doctor's offices. Our high-quality medical uniforms and scrubs will make you look clean, professional, and ready for work! Police uniforms: Although we don't sell police shirts we have several brands that you...

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