I wonder if anyone in the US military will come up with this idea to have cadets wear their own PT gear and cold weather parkas to save money?
Military budget cuts are leaving cadets out in the cold, with a freeze on the purchase of parkas just as winter kicks in.
A $2-million chop to the outfitting budget also means some of Canada’s 53,000 cadets will have to recycle and swap used uniforms, and to forgo military-issue gym gear.
The clothing crunch comes as the Canadian Forces are being ask to tuck and trim everywhere to help the Harper government slay the federal deficit by 2015. [CTV News]
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