You can get them free, all you have to do is enlist.
Yep. The Navy bought me a pair of flight boots with custom fitted insoles. They have been around the world a few times and are still the toughest most comfortable boots I own. Only cost 20+ years of service.
If that doesn't help out the recruiters I don't know what will.
Seams like once we the people give what, at the time, seams like a reasonable inch and "they" take the unreasonable mile we can only get that mile back one inch at a time.
No spelun and grammar is not my specialty. So please don't hurt my sensitive little feelings by teasing me about it.