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FirstSpear Friday Focus – Everyday Vest

Friday, February 21st, 2020

Today we are getting the first look at an all new addition to the FirstSpear’s American Merino Wool line, the Everyday Vest (EDV). Built with FirstSpear ACM Warm 600, which is the heaviest wool package offered and is also used in the FS Woobie.

Features a high collar with a 1/4 zip front and horizontal chest pocket along with a hidden internal pocket. Provides exceptional warmth even when wet as well as helping to wick away moisture from the body. 100% Berry Compliant featuring American merino wool.

Available now in black, commando, and heather grey.


Army Uniform Board Votes On Soldier-Driven Changes for New AGSUs

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

WASHINGTON — The Army Uniform Board (AUB) recently met to address and vote on the latest feedback from Soldiers for improving the design of the new Army Green Service Uniform (AGSU). The AUB, which included the first all-female board for the female uniform, sought and addressed the critical changes from Soldiers in designing the uniform for function and fit.

The AUB discussed and voted on 20 uniform changes for both complex and simple design features. These changes directly stem from Soldier participation in the limited user evaluation that is intended to enhance the AGSU’s performance and functionality for Soldiers across the Army.

Voting efforts focused on balancing responses from Soldiers and costs for the Army and Soldiers. “It was important we voted in such a way that demonstrated we understand the valuable input and concerns of our Soldiers. We must also continue to safeguard our promise to keep the AGSU cost down,” stated Lieutenant General Duane Gamble, Deputy Chief of Staff G-4 and AUB Chairman.

The AUB is the Army’s only forum to address the changing requirements of Soldiers’ uniforms and accessory items. Every Soldier can contribute to the Uniform Board process by providing his or her recommendation to his or her unit’s Sergeant Major. Incorporating the feedback from our Soldiers is a big part of the AUB process and without their input, the new uniform would not have the support it currently has.

Members of the AUB include Soldiers of all levels, and representatives from the active component, the Army Reserve, and the Army National Guard. Each member has an equal vote in deciding which recommendations go forth to the Chief of Staff of the Army.

By Ms. LeAndrea O White (G4)

Brigantes Presents – Brigantes Issue Essentials

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

Each week we bring you products that should be on all military standard issue kit lists. This week it’s the Armadillo Merino Condor base layer.

ARMADILLO MERINO make clothing that is made for tactical operators and other professionals in the most extreme environments. They have had our products go to space, and worn by professionals operating in some of the highest risk places and environments on earth.

Their condor uses a soft but strong rib knit structure (similar to honeycomb) for maximum versatility. In summer this open knit structure moves heat and moisture away from the skin keeping you cooler and drier. In winter this same knit structure traps still air to give you a buffer zone of warmth.

The strong and stretchy knit structure is designed to be figure hugging and with flat lock stitching the Condor functions as the ideal base layer garment for year round applications.

Its Rib knit designed for year round comfort but the tight design enables it to be worn under your uniform. The seamless shoulders and underarm, with extra strong thread and a tag free neckline are ideal for load carrying, eliminating chaffing and a tag free neckline.

The Condor benefits from Armadillo’s “no melt or drip” technology. They have natural flame resistance up to 1100F, and will not melt or drip when exposed to heat.

Their garments do not smell as they have natural anti-microbial properties. You can wear the Armadillo tops for days on end without odor. A great all round base layer to give super comfortable 365 days a year.

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Blast From The Past – 215 Gear Visor

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

Although we first mentioned the 215 Gear Visors ever a decade ago, they’re still available. Summer is still a few months off but it’s never too soon to get ready.

Offered in multiple colors and patterns.


Eighth Order Updated Photos

Monday, February 17th, 2020

There were some complaints about photos when we recently showed Veteran-owned small business Eighth Order’s Gray label line of dress shirts. They listened and shot new ones. Here they are.

Available in four base colors with camouflage piping.

Order yours at www.eighthorder.com.

Atlas 46 – Woodbridge Merino Wool Sock

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Constructed with Isolwool (50% Wool and 50% Polypropylene), the Woodbridge Sock utilizes merino wool and polypropylene to deliver moisture movement and is cushioned in high wear areas. I’m impressed with the price at $14 a single pair with discounts in multi-packs.

Made in the USA.


XGO – Extreme Hot Weather Combat Shirt

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

Utilizing the same Air Commando technology as their baselayers, XGO’s Extreme Hot Weather Combat Shirt features both knit torso as well as cape and arms unlike others on the market which use woven fabrics for the cape and arms. There are also stretch woven elbow patches.

The Air Commando material offers FR protection as well as Acclimate Dry moisture management and AG47 Silver anti-microbial. Additionally, the torso has UPF 23+ with the sleeves at UPF 25+. The sleeve and cape fabric is a Modacrylic and FR Rayon blend, paired with a no melt no drip Tan torso. The zippers are also FR and the Velcro patches on the sleeves are time matched. Flat seam construction avoids chaffing.

Offered in MultiCam and Tan 499 sizes XS-3XL.

RE Factor x MMI Textiles x SSD Limited Edition MultiCam Hoody Raises Funds For Support A Soldier

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

We have teamed up with RE Factor Tactical and MMI Textiles to offer a limited edition Fleece Hoody in MultiCam to raise funds for Support a Soldier, non-profit, 501c3, that uses generous donations of American patriots to purchase equipment needed by troops deployed to combat theaters. RE Factor Tactical is donating 100% of the net proceeds of this limited run item to support this great cause.

Each hoodie features an embroidered logo of both of SSD and Support A Soldier on either lower sleeve.

These athletic cut hoodies are Made in the USA from premium fleece by Rhonda Valles.

Available at www.refactortactical.com/products/support-a-soldier-x-ssd-x-reft-collab-charity-hoodie.