Figure 2-2.--Load-carrying equipment.
Construction Ratings (Seabeds) and non-occupational
The standard issue of 782 gear items is listed below.
field 13 personnel serving with the NCF. The belt should
1 . Pistol belt
be worn with the right edge of the buckle aligned with
2. Pack combat medium
the center of the trousers and with the metal-tipped end
passing through the buckle to your left, approximately
2 to 4 inches (fig. 2-1). The metal-tip and buckle are
4. Two ammo pouches
5. Canteen cover, canteen, and canteen cup
6. Cold weather coat.When the coat (field jacket)
is worn with the green utility uniform, all of the buttons
6. First-aid packet*
except the top or collar button must be buttoned.
7. Entrenching tool and cover
7. Changes in regulation. Relations concerning
the wearing of the olive green uniform change from time
to time. Changes are published in NAVFACINST
9. Shelter half with one tent pole, five tent pins,
1020.1 and are incorporated into the battalion or unit
and guy line
instructions. You should also review the corresponding
10. Mess kit with knife, fork and spoon
section in the United States Navy Uniform Regulations.
All of these publications should be available in the
11. Bayonet or K-Bar*
personnel office of your unit.
12. Kevlar helmet
13. Camouflage cover
STANDARD ISSUE (782 GEAR)
14. Hat and mosquito net
*These items may or may not be issued.
The standard issue of 782 gear is divided into three
categories: fighting load-carrying equipment, bivouac
FIGHTING LOAD EQUIPMENT
equipment, and protective equipment. Normally, this
equipment is issued to you on a full-time basis whether
you are in a combat area or in the United States for
Fighting load equipment consists of the items
shown in figure 2-2 and described below. Each item has