I have a two groupings that have that label inside the uniform for two WAVES. One also served quite a while after that but the more current uniforms (Vietnam) have entirely different labels inside.
When you're label-less, you can take a few days off from someone, realize you miss them, and get back to hanging out without any hurt feelings or unnecessary waves.
Calling someone your boo and starting to shut off other options right away can make you a little too invested in something that might not be the best fit for you. You label something, and you now have an image or images which may or may not reflect reality.
That's where I think communication is key— not letting the label drive the dynamics of the relationship."If you take things as they are, you'll have a better time.
Of course, you may want to eventually shoot higher with your relationships than "accepting things as they are," but if things are already good... Want more of Bustle's Sex and Relationships coverage?
In fact there is a reference online (but not the full story) To show how the Depot took over one responsibility from the Naval Clothing Factory, here's an excerpt from 1947 Navy uniform regulations:"Standard samples of uniforms and insignia, as approved by the Bureau of Naval Personnel, shall be kept atthe Naval Clothing Depot."And from the 1905 uniform regulations:"Standard samples of every article mentioned in these regulations shall be kept at the Naval Clothing Factory.