Thread: USMC Body Armor
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Old February 1, 2002, 04:04 PM   #10
Joey
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USAF Security Forces, the vest was new directly from Point Blank as replacement for our old style body armor. I lucked out and got one of the few they recieved to T&E. Seems our purfumed princes was us to go with a "second chance" style of armor instead.

You got me wondering, I'm going to do some more research and see if I can verify that the vest is indeed the FSBE like I was told. I've never looked for a label or other markings as I got the vest on a extremly busy day.

Some troops wear their pouches directly attached to the vest, but I don't wear it all the time so I just "bulk up" and wear my SOE vest over the top of the body armor.
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