SeaVees Greyboard Army Issue High Oiled Suede Shoes
08/61 ARMY ISSUE HIGH SUEDE SPECS
A classic high cut version of our 08/61 Army Issue Sneaker. Uppers are made of soft oiled suede and feature a contrasting box calf leather cap toe. Waxed cotton laces are durable and our new contoured custom footbed is lined in cotton canvas to provide better airflow and greater breathability. The genuine gum rubber ribbed outsole provides a softer, more elastic result for all day comfort.
In August 1961 Camp Irwin, an Armored Combat Training Area located in the Mojave Desert in San Bernardino County, California, is designated a permanent installation and renamed Fort Irwin. During the Vietnam buildup, many artillery and engineer units will train and deploy from Fort Irwin, the Army’s premier training center.