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What does BDU stand for?

BDU stands for Battle Dress Uniform

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  • Military and Government

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Wear-out Date Set for BDUs--The Army's Deputy Chief of Staff for G-1 (Personnel) announced that the final wear-out date for the Army Battle Dress Uniform and Desert Battle Dress Uniform will be April 30 for both active-duty and reserve-component Soldiers.
The current battle dress uniform was also not supposed to be starched and pressed because it would lose its "camouflage integrity"--but now that is the standard.
For material, we choose heavyweight T-shirts similar to the 2-ply battle dress uniform T-shirts used for protective masks against ricin and saxitoxin in mouse experiments (8).
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