"..Unlike the rest of us, he was not wearing a rumpled flight suit.
He preferred to dress out in fatigues after the morning exercises, with shined boots.
Being the platoon leader, he was serious about being a soldier first, a pilot second."
"..I felt the breast pocket of my fatigues for my notebook and cigarettes. My army
.45 was secure in its black leather holster over my concealed derringer."
"My fatigue pants were so baggy they almost concealed my combat
"Fields was wearing a set of the new
jungle fatigues and boots that the advance party had picked up for him."
"Jungle fatigues fitted loosely. The top wasn't
tucked in; it was more like a safari jacket."