Hello fellow barefoot runners. This is my first time posting or even on this website for that matter. I found a lot of great information and came across the military forum which seems the perfect place to post this question. I am 24 year old male. I am currently in Delayed Enlistment Program for the Air Force. I am waiting for my job with an estimated date for basic training early next year. I have been running barefoot / vibram five fingers for the past two years. This may seem strange but one of my biggest worries about basic is having to wear issued running shoes. From what I gathered from other military personnel is that many times the training instructor will let you wear your own footwear if they approve. I feel as though I have no chance of getting my five fingers approved. So my question is this, what minimalist shoes do you think I could get approved for basic? I would prefer a minimalist as possible feel while looking like a normal shoe. I guess I may have give up a little minimalist to get a better chance for approval. Also in line with appearance, do you think any particular colors would work better? Like a grey or black? Thanks for your time and input. And I look forward to serving with my fellow barefoot runners.