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Standard Military Eyeglasses Get A Makeover

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Standard Military Eyeglasses Get A Makeover

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Standard Military Eyeglasses Get A Makeover

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Standard issue military eyeglasses are considered so unflattering, service members have an acronym for them: BCGs or Birth Control Glasses. For the first time in more than 20 years, the military is updating its look. Instead of those thick brown plastic frames, recruits can get sleeker black plastic specs.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne, with news of a military makeover. Standard-issue military eyeglasses are considered so unflattering, service members have an acronym for them: BCGs - or birth-control glasses. Now, for the first time in over 20 years, the military's updating its look. Instead of those thick, brown plastic frames, recruits can get sleeker, black plastic specs.

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