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Fashion police crack down at Hawaii Army base

HONOLULU  — Army teams are monitoring what civilians and soldiers are wearing and how they’re behaving at a Hawaii base.

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported today a fashion police “Courtesy Patrol” at Schofield Barracks on Oahu is cracking down on attire that’s deemed inappropriate. That includes short shorts, bare midriffs, visible underwear, sagging pants and swimwear other than at the pool.

The two-person teams are also on the lookout for uniformed soldiers who are committing violations such as walking while talking on a cellphone and failing to extend proper courtesies.

The Army says a crackdown on “revealing, offensive and unkempt” off-duty attire is also in effect at several mainland posts.

The Courtesy Patrol has the authority to “verbally detain” a soldier but no authority to detain a civilian.

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