Navy Replacing Iconic Peacoat More Than End of Tradition
Allison Farrelly, Providence Journal
Mar 19, 2017
An upcoming change in the iconic Navy uniform has local manufacturers reeling as they anticipate decreased production of a garment they have collaborated to make for more than 40 years. The Navy announced in August 2016 that it would be changing a part of the sailors’ uniform, moving from the traditional wool peacoat to a black, synthetic cold weather parka as official outerwear by Oct. 1, 2020… Click here to read the full story.