Figure 2-42.--Bunk layout-rifleman.
do not use direct heat because the material will dry
out and crack. Take special care to see that such
Wash netting with a warm solution of mild soap
substances as grease, oil, acid, or insect repellant are
or detergent. Repair small hales or tears by placing
washed off as soon as possible.
pieces of adhesive tape or waterproof tape over both
sides of the hole. In an emergency, draw the edges
together and tie them with string.
General instructions for taking care of the armor
vest are usually sewn inside it near the collar.
Always use care in opening a snap fastener. To
Observe these instructions carefully. Never dry the
open, place your thumb and forefinger between the
armor vest over or near an open flame.
two layers of cloth close to the fastener and pry it
apart. Do not tug at the cloth.
A slide fastener, even of sturdy construction,
SEABAG AND 782 GEAR LAYOUT
must be used carefully. When it snags, check it to see
what is wrong. Do not try to force it. Usually by
backing it up, smoothing it out, and trying again, it
COMSECONDNCB and COMTHIRDNCB have
will work. If it works stiffly, rub a thin coating of
agreed on a 782 gear layout for the NCF. A standard
wax or graphite from a lead pencil on each side of
layout consists of the items shown in table 2-1 and
the track and then work it back and forth a few times.
table 2-2. Requirements may change with the mission
of your command. Also, an environmental condition
may require a modification to the layout. When
changes occur, local commands will direct the 782
Wipe soiled items with a clean cloth, wash them
gear layout procedures.
with water and a mild soap or detergent, and rinse
For a rifleman, the standard bunk layout is
thoroughly. Dry the items as quickly as possible, but
displayed in figure 2-42 and the poncho layout in