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Columbia, SC, United States, 2012/01/27 - Military retail distributor US Patriot has opened up pre-ordering for the new lightweight Airman Battle Uniforms manufactured by Propper International - USPatriottactical.com.
Military retail outlet US Patriot has opened up Pre Ordering on the New Propper Men's 50-50 LIGHTWEIGHT Nylon / Cotton Ripstop Airman Battle Uniform ABU Coat and Pants. The lightweight ABU will be the standard issue and the heavyweight twill 50/50 ABU will be phased out. The lightweight ABU is USAF approved and will be available in May 2012.
This item is manufactured by Department of Defense approved manufacturer - Propper International. The design is identical to the current ABU jacket but much lighter and more comfortable.
Depending on the size of the coat, the weight is reduced by one half to a full pound.
US Patriot offers custom sewing options such as adding a Nametape or Rank for convenience.
US Patriot is a veteran owned and managed military and law enforcement retail organization. Their government and internet operations are fulfilled by a 25,000 sq. ft. warehouse in Columbia SC. US Patriot is a GSA contract schedule holder. They do business with local, state, and federal agencies such as DHS, FBI, etc.
US Patriot (uspatriottactical.com) is made up of many former service members. The owners are Ex-Army Officers - a Kiowa pilot and Armor officer. The president of the company, Paul Yoo, served as an Armor officer at 3/69 Armor - 3ID Fort Stewart. Paul Paterson, Fort Jackson's general manager, was a CSM and served in the Ranger Battalions and at 24ID Fort Stewart. Kyle Bradley, Fort Stewart's general manager, was an NCO with the 2nd Ranger Bn and served with 3/7 IN - 24ID at Fort Stewart. Throughout their team, US Patriot has members of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines.