Gear Accountability

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Gear Accountability

There are many important reasons to be checking your gear constantly to keep proper Marine Corps issued gear accountability as an United States Marine Infantryman in the United States Marine Corps. It is the United States Marine Infantryman responsibility to always have proper Marine Corps issued gear accountability at all times. Whenever you have a pause through your patrols, raids, or movements the United States Marine Infantryman always want to take a quick check to make sure that you have your Marine Corps issued gear as well as everything else that you or your team of United States Marines Infantryman came with. It is your job to take responsibility and check yourself as well as your other United States Marines Infantryman. Proper Marine Corps issued gear accountability can range from the most important pieces of Marine Corps issued gear such as your rifle all the way down to your tourniquet.

You always want to have serialized Marine Corps issued gear such as your night vision goggles dummy corded to your body. If your Marine Corps issued gear that can be dummy corded is dummy corded to you, will have a lot less chance to loose any of your gear or anything else you are carrying with you. In case that a United States Marine Infantryman is moving or running, even if your Marine Corps issued gear comes absent from the pouch or pocket you are carrying them in they will not come completely off your body. Any serialized Marine Corps issued gear that the United States Marine Infantryman is carrying on that United States Marine’s body needs to always be dummy corded to that United States Marine Infantryman or even attached the United States Marine Infantryman’s flak jacket. That also includes dummy cording the issued Marine Corps issued gear that is attached to that United States Marines Infantryman’s rifle directly to the United States Marines Infantryman’s rifle such as your ACOG RCO, AN/PEQ 15, and your surefire.

If the United States Marine Infantryman does not have proper gear accountability then that United States Marine Infantryman could become ineffective in combat on the battlefield. If a United States Marine Infantryman looses a piece of serialized gear such as the United States Marines Infantryman’s rifle, that United States Marine Infantryman will not be able to protect himself or some of the other United States Marines Infantryman such as laying rounds down range at the enemy. No rifle equals no rounds being shot. In the case that a United States Marine looses his rifle that could also place his other United States Marine’s Infantryman life in danger. It is hard to gain fire superiority on the battlefield providing there is a United States Marine Infantryman that does not have his rifle due to that United States Marine Infantryman not having proper Marine Corps issued gear accountability over himself. If that United States Marine Infantryman does not have proper Marine Corps issued gear accountability over himself, then he probably didn’t check the United States Marines Infantryman around him either.

The United States Marine Infantryman needs to have liability and proper gear accountability for his Marine Corps issued gear. If a problem happens repeatedly with that United States Marine Infantryman not having proper Marine Corps issued gear accountability then that United States Marine Infantryman needs to remediate. The United States Marine Infantryman that doesn’t have proper Marine Corps issued gear accountability is more likely not to be able to follow simpler orders assigned to him in combat on the battlefield and out of combat also. When United States Marines Infantryman fail to have constant proper Marine Corps issued gear accountability they will lose other traits.

The enemies can and will take advantage of a United States Marine Infantryman not having proper Marine Corps issued gear accountability. The enemies in Iraq have used United States Marines Infantryman Marine...
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