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How to Choose Tactical Pants
We compiled everything you need to know about tactical pants, including fabric, fit, technology and CCW features.
Patrol Officer’s Checklist
Use this checklist to ensure you report for work with all assigned equipment.
How to Choose a Gun Holster
Choosing a holster is no easy task. From retention methods to material, we'll help you find the right one for your gun.
Buyer's Guides98 others found this helpful
APEL Eyewear Buyer's Guide
There is no official shopping resource for APEL regulation, so we compiled a comprehensive buyer's guide to better service soldiers.
Buyer's Guides, Regulations20 others found this helpful
How to Train with a Plate Carrier
Plate carrier training is great for building endurance, strength and agility. We’ll cover everything you need to know to train the right way.
Skills100 others found this helpful
How To Roll Your OCP Uniform Sleeves (Camo Out)
This guide teaches you everything you need to know about rolling your OCP uniform sleeves while keeping the camouflage pattern visible.
Regulations, Skills32 others found this helpful
How to Tie a Shemagh
We outlined the traditional tying method of tying a shemagh because it provides excellent protection and it’s easy to learn.
Skills306 others found this helpful
AK-47 vs. AR-15
The AR-15 has become the best-selling rifle in the U.S., while the AK-47 is one of the most widely recognized assault rifles on Earth.
Buyer's Guides143 others found this helpful
Basics of Body Armor
From adaptable protective vests to ballistic plate carriers, we covered the basics of understanding modern body armor.
Buyer's Guides140 others found this helpful
Extended Cold Weather Clothing System
Designed to keep soldiers warm in the coldest, harshest environments, the Extended Cold Weather Clothing System (ECWCS) is a layer-based apparel framework worn by the U.S. Army.
Buyer's Guides, Skills135 others found this helpful