Belt : United States Marine Corps

Accession Number REL34330.005
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Uniform
Physical description Alloy, Nylon
Maker Unknown
Date made Unknown
Conflict Iraq, 2003-2013

Green nylon United States Marine Corps belt with an alloy buckle for size adjustment. Impressed on the buckle is 'MS70102-2 85'. The belt has red stitching along one side and shows signs of wear around the middle section.

History / Summary

Belt worn by a member of the United States Marine Corps serving in Iraq in 2005. Marines wear a belt, often referred to as a rigger's belt, that is colour coded to represent their specific qualification under the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program. Green represents proficiency in the intermediate fundamentals of the mental, physical and character disciplines, and a rank of corporal or above.