White T's

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I'm not sure about BRC, but I know in Hawaii and Okinawa new Marines are required to wear white T-shirts for the first couple of weeks. Until they have been acclimatized to the weather they have to wear the shirts. I don't see how white T-shirts make a difference but that's the way it was when I was there.
 

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Some mines do the same thing with coloured hard hats. Makes the new people easy to spot and easy to keep an eye on. If you see someone in a green hat doing something stupid it might because they don't know any better and you go and correct them. The T-shirts could be the same sort of thing.
 

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I've seen the white T's being worn off an on for the last 5 years. I don't work on that side of the house (MART/RIP), but I think it is working in a similar fashion to what BUD/S does. Maybe someone from RTLC (Rob) can shed some light on that?
 

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Some mines do the same thing with coloured hard hats. Makes the new people easy to spot and easy to keep an eye on. If you see someone in a green hat doing something stupid it might because they don't know any better and you go and correct them. The T-shirts could be the same sort of thing.

Blaze orange reflective helmets. Visitors and fresh meat could be ID'ed a mile away.
 

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I'm suspect of anyone wearing a new helmet. Which will be me tomorrow, I just had to chuck old faithful out after 2 years solid service. Might have to take the new one out the back and rub some dirt into it...
 
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