Heavy stuff!

Tuesday, May 5th

We got all of our heavy gear today! I am excited about all of the stuff we got- but at the same time I am kind of worried we will actually have to carry all the shit around! We went to the CIF (clothing issue facility?) and got everything- and it all matches… acu pattern! No more mismatching I guess! The IBAs (body armor) we were issued were about 35 lbs and then we had to add the side plates to it… which are like 5 lbs each. I guess when something claims to save your life it doesn’t really matter how much it weighs…. but really…you think they could make it a little lighter? I feel like I am putting a car on my shoulders and running around with it on!

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