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DEVCOM leads effort to make warfighter footwear more inclusive
220218-F-PO640-0002.JPG Photo By: David Kamm

NATICK, Massachusetts - Army Footwear Researchers at the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Soldier Center, or DEVCOM SC, are investigating the need for, and potential impact of, boots made specifically for females. Anita Perkins (right) is a footwear research engineer in the Soldier Protection Directorate at DEVCOM SC and the technical lead for the Army Combat Boot Improvement effort, as well as the cross-service Female Fit and Size effort. Perkins also trained other personnel in proper fitting techniques.


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