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Dog Company - 16th US Infantry - 1st Division

Basic Gear

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This is the basic gear for all members of Dog Company
  • Steel Helmet with liner and chinstrap (only World War Two era helmets will be worn.) No foreign helmets of any type, including Belgian helmets similar to their U.S. counterparts.
  • Green or Khaki helmet net with 1/2 inch open mesh
  • M1928 Haversack or M1936 Musette Bag and suspenders (Note: either a haversack or Musette bag must be worn.)
  • Appropriate Cartridge Belt for personal weapon.
  • Canteen with cup (aluminum or steel) and cover
  • First Aid Pouch with Carlisle Bandage
  • Entrenching tool (M1910 T-handle Shovel/M1943 Folding Shovel/M1910 Pickmattock) Note: If using an m1910 t-handle shovel, make sure it is not an airborne shortened version
  • Entrenching tool cover
  • Lightweight gas mask bag
  • Mess kit with knife, fork, spoon
  • M1 bayonet or M3 knife in m8 leather issued sheath (Carbine bayonets or K-Bars are not allowed) - See Weapons Page for pictures

Note: All items must be U.S. Government issue of World War II pattern or appropriate reproduction. No foreign issue equipment will be used.