I recently acquired a mini-IFAK (Immediate First Aid Kit) pouch to carry some medical supplies whilst at work or out and about in my daypack.
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Thanks to our old friends and long time supporters at Crossfire Australia, we had an opportunity to try out a new pack.
The DG-3 Slick is an internal frame, less “tactical” looking pack for those wanting to look a little bit less obvious, or just not needing external pouch capability.
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A recent discussion amongst Primary and Secondary moderators had us comparing notebook sizes.
One of the lads had a fairly decent collection of Australian issue Field Notebooks that he acquired whilst deployed and co-located with Australian troops.
It reminded me of my field notebook setup.
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Let me take this opportunity to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a happy new year.
If you’re working or deployed, please watch your flanks and stay safe. Know that we are thinking of you in these times.
It’s still been a rough time for many out there, and it’s my sincerest wish that things get better for you and your loved ones treading those more challenging paths.
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Kicking it old school.
A blast from the past, memories of my mis-spent youth.
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LandForces Conference was on again this year.
It’s billed as a forum for decision-makers throughout the region to enable networking opportunities between manufacturers, senior management (both civil and military), and equipment/service suppliers. This means there’s some really big international conglomerates as well as small business.
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It was at LandForces Conference earlier this year that we were fortunate to meet and have a chinwag with the team behind Woody’s Wyndas.
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ITEM: Defender Sustainment Pack
A top loading, long range pack with a unique hip-loading belt arrangement.
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This is what winning feels like:- Quiet exultation, tinged with bittersweet sadness.
My latest article on fighting order evoked some very interesting responses on one of the Facebook pages I posted it on.
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Fighting Order (aka Second Line).
The previous two articles in this series speaking of the general over-arching concepts (seen HERE) and our Third Line, or Marching Order (seen HERE). Now, let us continue the saga to discuss the Second Line or Fighting/Patrol Order.
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