2018 was a year of transition for many in the US armed forces. The Air Force announced a uniform changeover to OCP, while the Army is midway through their transition to OCP, which wraps up September 30, 2019. The switch to OCP with coyote accessories in both services had members updating their wardrobes, from undergarments […]
There was a time when multi-tools ruled. Sportsmen loved them, tradesmen used them, and survivalist depended on them. No matter where you went or what you were doing outdoors, there was a multi-tool hanging on your belt. Although they suffered during the “everything tactical” era, multi-tools are now making a comeback. No doubt the popularity […]
Whether you are patrolling outside the wire, walking a beat in rural America, or simply enjoying the outdoors, you know the importance of having a good flashlight. But which flashlight is best, and which won’t leave you standing in the dark, hitting it against your palm? Here at U.S. Patriot Tactical, we know that not […]
Rucking is hard. That heavy pack on your back, blisters on your feet, sweat in your eyes, muscles burning… add in the challenges of winter, and you’re in for one hell of a hike. So having a great pair of winter ruck boots can make all the difference when it comes to traction and comfort. […]
The fleece jacket is a key component to your uniform. You have a few choices in which one you wear – the standard issue, or one made by a manufacturer. In his video review, USAF Airman Gerald Matthew takes a look at our ECWCS fleece jacket.
In May of 2012, Tiffany Baker, an Army National Guard soldier, was stationed in Afghanistan. While on patrol with her unit, her Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle hit a 250-pound IED. This violent moment left Baker suffering from two broken hips and traumatic brain injury (TBI). After three years of surgery, physical therapy, counselors, psychiatrists, psychologists, […]
Take a look at the Legion concealed carry pack from Cannae! Designed securely carry your weapon, this pack features an admin organizer, eyewear pouch, headphone port, internal tie-down straps, laptop compartment, and all-around zipper for easy loading. Check out the video review from USAF Airman Gerald Matthew.
Merrell sent me a pair of their brand new coyote MQC boots to attempt to destroy on the trails of North Carolina. These lightweight tactical boots feature a suede and non-wicking textile upper along with a breathable mesh liner. Authorized for wear by Army and USAF members, these boots are both traditional in nature and […]
While on active duty onboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt in 2015, aviation mechanic and Boots For Troops founder Jimmy Wayne Rogers noticed a need. His fellow crewmen were often lonely and missing the comforts of home, and when care packages came, they were often filled with poor quality items or things they didn’t need. Although […]
Your feet are probably your most important asset when it comes to daily operations. They get you where you need to go; they support you, and if they hurt – all of you hurts. This month we’ll be exploring everything about your feet and what covers them, from your skin to your laces, and everything […]