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Bulldog Battalion: Gonzaga's Military Science Department Marches on: Then & Now

Case 2: Then and Now

Case 2: Then and Now

Over the years, the military has developed new technology and better means to equip, train, and protect its soldiers.

College Recruiting Pennant, c. 1980s

College Recruiting Pennant, c. 1980s

ROTC Company “A” Guidon, 1980s to present

ROTC Company “A” Guidon, 1980s to present

Used in formations to identify separate units

Individual Field Dressing

part 1/2: Individual Field Dressing         part 2/2: Individual Field Dressing

                    1950s – 2003                                       “Israeli Bandage” with built-in tourniquet, 2004 to present

Ear Plug Cases, 1960s through 1980s

Ear Plug Cases, 1960s through 1980s

Land Navigation Tools

part 1/3: Land Navigation Tools   part 2/3: Land Navigation Tools 
  

Map with Protractor, marker and Compass, 1950s through 2004  

 

                                                                                          part 3/3: Land Navigation Tools

                              GPS, 2004 to present

Physical Fitness Cold Weather Jackets

part 1/2: Physical Fitness Cold Weather Jackets     part 2/2: Physical Fitness Cold Weather Jackets

    Cotton with Hood, Early 1980s through 2002                   100% Nylon with Reflective Stripes, 2002 to present

Subdued Unit Patches

Subdued Unit Patches

Olive Drab:  1960s through 2007

Sage (with Velcro):  2007 to present

Camouflage Face Paint

           part 1/2: Camouflage Face Paint   part 2/2: Camouflage Face Paint

                             1960s through 2000                                                             Compact, 2000 to present                  

Physical Fitness Patch, 1980s to present

Physical Fitness Patch, 1980s to present