The Committee agreed to change the design of the RAPTC stable belt
from a leather side buckle to a front facing metal clasp noting that the
change will be a gradual one and accepted that the 2 designs will be
worn for some time although all new belts will be of the new design.
From the Record of Discussion and decisions of the 357th Meeting
of the Army Dress Committee held in Army HQ Andover on 1st July 2017