AIRMEN TO WEAR ARMY MULTICAM IN AFGHANISTAN
Airman will be wearing the Army Multicam Uniform in place of the Airman Battle Uniform (ABU) in Afghanistan according to the the Air Force. The ABU and the Combat version of the ABU will be replaced with the Army MultiCam uniform currently worn by soldiers deployed to Afghanistan. (Airman currently serving with Army uniforms wear Army MultiCam Cammies).
Airmen currently wearing the Combat ABU will be the 1st to be issued MulitCam (Operation Enduring Freedom Camouflage Pattern or OCP).
OCP MulitCam Uniforms have been designed with bug repellant material and flame resistant material. Airman should not purchase this uniform on their own as MultiCam copies are not approved for wear.
Air Forces Central Command will purchase the OCP MulitiCam uniforms and ship them to predeployment training locations for those Airman with deployment orders.
Airman find more information about MultiCam replacing the ABU for deploying airmen in the Air Force Times.