From the great Osprey series that I’m sure many of you are familiar with, a new title– US Marine Corps Recon and Special Operations Uniforms & Equipment 2000-15, by J. Kenneth Eward. It’s a good piece of work, with loads of detail on the subject matter. It took me down memory lane a little, because looking at it made me think of my days in the 24th MEU (SOC) in the early 90s, when the Force Recon det had *all* the high-speed gear (or so it seemed to us at the time). Fun to see how it has changed and evolved, and simplified and improved.
The author was kind enough to send me a signed copy and thank me in the book, since I was able to point him toward some sources.
Pick up a copy or two. Peruse and enjoy!