So why on earth would they need combat boots?
More Bundeswehr humor. It’s a never-ending source of… Fun.
German soldiers won’t get new combat boots until 2022 – German soldiers will have to wait until 2022 to get new combat boots, in a setback that has angered politicians and raised questions about the readiness of the country’s military.
The rollout of the new footwear, which began in 2016, was scheduled to be completed by 2020 but has now been pushed back to mid-2022.
“Boots are the key to everything. You don’t go skiing with a pair of trainers and you don’t go hiking in high heels.”