U.S. Marine Corps Dictionary

782 Gear

1. Unit-issued equipment or gear 2. Gear issued in Boot Camp, i.e., bucket, cleaning equipment, poncho and shelter half. (origin) Form number used to issue equipment in WWII and Korea. Replaced by Federal Stock Number (FSN) system (Present use) Load Bearing Vest, cartridge belt, and field equipment


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