To those of you who currently serve or have served: THANK YOU! The nation owes you a debt of gratitude that cannot be repaid in ONE day of recognition.
Editor’s Note: I originally published this review in 2006. I STILL HAVE this pair of boots and they are still going strong. I wear them regularly.
Every contemporary warrior has their own preference in a few pieces of equipment. Most of us will take what we can get in shelter; sleeping bags; gloves; bullets, etc. The few things I’m very picky about (and think probably most of today’s warriors are too) are: my handgun; my rifle; my knife; my eye protection; and my boots. I’ve been wearing boots “on the job” since October of 1982 and have developed my own preferences. Some things, though, just seemed to make sense to me but no boot manufacturer ever designed those features into their boots. Things like: lace clamps; nylon lacing rings, but supported ones so that they’re always open to the lace coming through; high heel and toe “caps”; scuff resistant heel cups and toes. Those are to name a few. BlackHawk Products Group has now issued such boots through it’s new family of products: Warrior Wear. Read the full story