Field manual 4-25.11 meets the first aid training needs of individual service members. Because medical personnel will not always be readily available, the nonmedical service members must rely heavily on their own skills and knowledge of life-sustaining methods to survive on the integrated battlefield. This publication outlines both self-aid and aid to other service members (buddy aid). More importantly, it emphasizes prompt and effective action in sustaining life and preventing or minimizing further suffering and disability. First aid is the emergency care given to the sick, injured, or wounded before being treated by medical personnel. The term first aid can be defined as 'urgent and immediate lifesaving and other measures, which can be performed for casualties by nonmedical personnel when medical personnel are not immediately available.'
Field manual 21-11 provides the basic fundamentals of first aid care and treatment which you can apply to yourself or to another soldier before the arrival of trained medical personnel.It includes instructions in first aid measures to take for special injuries such as chest and belly wounds; common emergencies, such as snake bite and drowning; injuries resulting from contact with chemicals, such as war gases and propellant fuels and oxidizers; and how to transport the sick and wounded so as not to aggravate their condition or endanger their life.
Training Circular 4-02.1 provides first aid techniques and guidance for Soldiers. Implementation of the techniques presented in this publication enable Soldiers to render first aid and prevent greater harm to injured Soldiers.
This purchase description covers the Family of Improved Load Bearing Equipment utilized by the United States Marine Corps.
The Soldier Protection System (SPS) provides the Soldier with a modular, scalable integrated system of mission tailorable ballistic protective subsystems at a reduced, from current, weight while maintaining the same level of ballistic protection and mobility provided by the current PPE systems.
PURCHASE DESCRIPTION: UNIFORM, COMBAT/UTILITY, CAMOUFLAGE PATTERN; MARINE CORPS (BLOUSE AND TROUSERS)
This purchase description covers the requirements for the Marine Corps combat utility uniform blouse and trousers.
This purchase description covers the requirements for the Marine Corps enhanced flame resistant combat ensemble, blouse and trouser.
The Marine Corps Plate Carrier Generation III (PC Gen III) improves mobility and fit of the legacy PC.
USMC cold weather cap is not a replacement for the currently sustained USMC microfleece hardface cap but would be worn separately from the current cap when increased protection from wet and dry cold weather environments is needed.
The t-shirt shall have short sleeves, a crew neck collarette that shall finish 3/4 + 1/8 inch wide. The sleeve and bottom shall be hemmed approximately 3/4 inch from edge. All seams shall be overedged or cover stitched. The color shall be Olive Drab.
Purchase description CR/PD 05-08 covers the requirements for a moisture-wicking t-shirt.
Purchase description GL/PD 08-12 covers requirements for light duty work Gloves used by DoD personnel. Gloves may be worn alone, or for additional warmth under cold conditions,may be worn with the wool inserts covered by A-A-55119, or they may be used as wear over chemical protective handwear as covered by MIL-DTL-43976.
Purchase description CO/PD 02-05 covers a bag used to carry medical supplies by a combat medic or corpsman in the armed forces.
Commercial item description A-A-52055 covers the Flexor-style light duty gloves.
Purchase description GL/PD 12-25 covers the requirements for combat pants with integrated kneepads to be worn by the Army.
Field manual 10-16 consists of general instructions for the inspection and repair of military clothing, textiles, canvas, and webbing.It covers methods for sewing by hand and by machine.It includes directions for different kinds of stitches, seams, darns, and patches.It explains how to replace fasteners (zippers), and hardware items.
The parka and trousers are the outermost level of protection in the system designed for use during static operations in extreme cold, dry conditions.
The jacket and trousers are designed for use in cold, wet conditions alternating between freezing and thawing as a hard shell layer combined with other base and insulative layers.The jacket and trousers provide a lightweight, completely waterproof, windproof and breathable level of protection against the elements.
The jacket and trousers are designed for use in moderate to cold weather conditions as a soft shell layer combined with other base and insulative layers.The jacket and trousers provide light weight, low bulk and extreme comfort for movement.
The wind jacket is designed to act as a low volume shell layer in transitional environments to provide wind and sand protection, optimizing the performance of moisture wicking along with insulation layers when combined with body armor or the Army Combat Uniform.
The jacket is designed to act as the primary insulation layer for use in moderate to cold climates.It is also approved to wear as an outer garment.The jacket creates air pockets that trap air and retain body heat providing outstanding warmth without weight.This comfortable garment offers excellent breathability, dries quickly and provides environmental protection while maintaining low bulk and durability.
The shirt and drawers are designed to provide light insulation for use in mild climates as well as a base layer for colder climates, worn next to skin by itself or in conjunction with other levels (level I) for added insulation and to aid in the transfer of moisture.Fabric is slightly different than level I in that it provides extra warmth but still wicks moisture away from the skin to allow for quicker evaporation.
The undershirt and drawers are designed to be worn next to skin by itself and to transfer moisture from the skin to the outside of the fabric where it spreads rapidly for quicker evaporation.
The M-1943 field jacket is a windproof, water-repellent jacket which is used in temperate and cold climates as the necessary windproof outer shell. It may be worn over a shirt, sweater and pile jacket, or any combination of the three.