So you have a ballistic vest and helmet tucked away in your newsroom closet or behind the seat in your truck, great!
What do you do with it? Do you have a vest to wear under your clothes or a tactical military style vest that you wear over your work clothes?
How do you care for a piece of equipment that your life may depend on ? If you need it, how do you put it on?
Here are some helpful videos i found on YouTube to give you a bit of background on this topic.
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Body Armor Use and Care
Vests gets smelly, How to clean your vest.
Tactical Vest assembly, the military methods.