A lot of Navy guys are wearing ACU when in direct support of an Army unit. I know Navy EOD guys who wear ACU around the Army and MARPAT around the Marines. There are a lot of snipers in country looking to shoot someone “important” who looks different.
A U.S. soldier inspects the wreckage of a vehicle used by a suicide attacker near the U.S. main base in Bagram, north of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, June 26, 2006. A U.S.-led coalition soldier has been killed fighting insurgents in eastern Afghanistan, while a suicide car bomber targeted a military convoy and wounded two Afghan boys Monday, officials said. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class David Smith, of Naval Special Warfare, talks on a radio during an operation to establish a command post in Ramadi, Iraq, Oct. 29, 2006. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Timothy Stephens)