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Modified BDU. Chest pockets relocated to arms with Velcro closure and large Velcro squares added. Hip pockets relocated to chest at a slight inward angle, and Velcro added for name tapes. I found this one outside Ft. Bragg.

 

 

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Modified BDU. Chest pockets relocated to arms with Velcro closure and Velcro on pockets and flaps. IR squares also sewn on with male Velcro strips indicating "A+" blood type used to cover IR squares when not needed. Velcro backed IR US flag patch. Hip pockets relocated to chest with Velcro added for name tapes. I found this outside Ft. Bragg.

 

 

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Modified BDU. "Ghosting" of hip pockets, name tape, NCO rank, Airborne and Air Assault badges, and Special Forces SSI with Special Forces Tab. It is common practice for Soldiers to have "Garrison" uniforms and "Field" uniforms. Field uniforms evolve from garrison uniforms that become faded, torn, or stained, and no longer pass standards for garrison use. I believe that this uniform was at one time a garrison uniform that was later modified once it became a field uniform. Hip pockets relocated to arms and Velcro squares added. Strobe pouch sewn to right arm. Luminescent "Cats Eyes" or "Ranger Eyes" sewn on back of collar. I found this one outside Ft. Bragg early into the GWOT, and believe it to be pre-GWOT.

 

 

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US Special Forces used and modified BDU combat set.

It is cut to be like the Crye G2 combat set. Knee and elbow pads have been added.

The combat shirt has had a piece of Under Armor shirt added to the bottom as a way to lengthen it so it could be tucked into the pants. Probably used in the 2010-2014 time frame (thanks, Jimmy)

 

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Always looking for US and foreign militaria from the Central American wars circa 1970-1990

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Hi!

I'm new here, but as I noticed conversation about theater made name tapes I thought it is a right place to show my find. I bought this US Navy Seabees M65 field coat with an aluminum zipper some time ago and the reason was these hand made tapes. They are not machine sewn but stencilled on a WWII USMC frog skin camo or the other side of the Mitchel; I cannot guess. Has anyone idea what is this? I was also trying to guess what patch was attached to the left arm velcro?   

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One of my first projects. I called it " Green Horses" as this was the expression used by foreign friend referring to Berlins Brandenburger Gate with the Quadriga on it. The embroidery is handmade and so is the print. The print refelct exact the sign at Checkpoint Charly. In the center you may see what I call the souldboard. It contains all the informations we could collect. By adding this kind of patch we secure that the informations will remain regardless who wons the jkt. the most of the seams were repaired with small soft leather to make them lasting and also adding some value

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