November 05, 2009
The "blood stripe" runs down each trouser leg of the dress blues worn by noncommissioned officers, staff noncommissioned officers and officers. The solid red stripe became part of the uniform in 1849.
Today, it serves to honor the memory of fallen comrades.
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