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Enlist in the Airborne!
Before you consider joining Easy Company we have a small list of requirements for individuals seeking to "fall in" with Easy Company.
1. At least 18 years of age.
2. A monetary commitment towards purchase
of gear and furthering your own impression.
3. A minimum participation commitment of 4
events per year (1 every quarter).
4. Dues of $25.00 per year.
It is recommended that new troopers, upon speaking to their respective Platoon Leaders, strive for the following gear:
M1937 Wool Shirt
M1937 Wool Trouser
Sweater, wool, long sleeved
Boots, jump pattern
M42 Jump Jacket (Reinforced)
M42 Jump Trousers (Reinforced)
M43 Field jacket
M43 Field Pants (Rigger Mod'd)
M1938 Dismounted Raincoat
Gloves, cold weather
Undershirt, long sleeved
Underpants, (long johns)
M1C, or M2 w/ Airborne liner
M1936 Mussette Bag
M1923 Cartridge Belt (or)
M1936 Pistol Belt w/ Rigger Pouches
M1910/M1941 Canteen Cover w/ Canteen and Cup
Either of the following:
M1943 E-tool w/ Cover
M1910 T-handle E-tool w/ Carrier
M 1919 Pickmattock w/ Carrier
M1938 Horsehide Gloves
M1938 Wire-cutter w/ Cover
M3 Trench knife
Airborne F/A packet
The following is the list of the minimum contents of an individual's mussette bag. Additional items may be added, but these are required:
|For Enlisted personnel:
Matches or period lighter.
Hand towel (White or OD)
Weapons maintenance/cleaning kit
Triox or similar heater tabs
Shelter Half w/ pegs, rope and pole
Modern First Aid Kit
1 bar of soap
1 K Ration
1 pr. Socks
|Officers and NCOs will add:
Garand or Carbine tool
M1938 Officer Map Case
NOTE: ALL web equipment is KHAKI unless otherwise stated.
After a review of your information you will be notified with a few
days. We will ask you to speak to an Officer or NCO of the unit.
In addition we may direct you to a better suited unit to you or
your location after review of information you have submitted.
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