US SOF embedded with Golden Division in Mosul (x-post /r/syriancivilwar) [720x960] - #army #military pic.twitter.com/u4fcGlHA66— Army Complex (@ArmyComplex) March 9, 2017
Military Times: Inside Mosul, U.S. military advisers wear black to blend in with elite Iraqi units
WASHINGTON — U.S. military advisers in Mosul have begun wearing black uniforms similar to those preferred by Iraq's most elite troops, an attempt by the Americans to blend in as they move about the front lines in what's become an arduous block-by-block fight with Islamic State fighters who remain entrenched there.
Multiple images of black-clad troops have been shared on social media in recent weeks. And while it's common for U.S. special operations personnel to wear their partners' military uniforms, this development is unique.
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WNU Editor: I can understand their reasons for doing so. They are on the front lines .... so why stick out.