Tag: Bates

Bates’ Newest Release

A permanent fixture in the tactical footwear industry since 1885, Bates continues its streak of excellence with its latest launch. Let us introduce you to the all-new Bates Strike.

The Top 10 Gear from SHOT Show 2015

We recapped the gear highlights from SHOT Show 2015. There are 10 new products you need to know about.

What the New AR 670-1 Means for Your Boots

Top brands are adjusting their boots to accommodate the new Army Regulation 670-1—and we’ve got the lowdown on their plans.

Sneak Peek at Bates’ Lightest Boot Ever

The highly anticipated Code 6 boot from Bates won’t be released until May. Lucky for you, we got an inside scoop directly from the manufacturers.

Top 10 Gear from SHOT Show 2014

We spent a couple days in ecstasy at SHOT Show 2014 meeting with our favorite brands about the newest and most noteworthy tactical clothing, equipment and footwear. We’ve somehow managed to narrow down all gear we geeked out over into our top 10.

SHOT Show 2013 Recap

Didn’t make it to SHOT Show this year? No worries! We have you covered. We saw lots of cool gear and guns while out in Las Vegas, and we made sure to document it for our tactical readers back home. Check out some of our top picks from the show!

USAF Uniform Changes: Out with the Tan, In with the Sage Green

Attention Air Force soldiers: The phase out date for BDUs, DCUs and desert tan boots is upon us. On Nov. 1, sage green is the new tan. We’ve selected some of our best sage green boots to make your life easier. Check them out.

Bates Footwear Joins The Boot Campaign

Bates Footwear has partnered with the Boot Campaign, which provides assistance to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. Six styles of Bates boots are available on the Boot Campaign’s online store.

Military Boots Blog: Marine Corps Recalls 8,000 Bates Boots

Military Boots Blog featured a piece on the recent Marine Corps recall of 8,000 rugged all terrain boots. The boots were mostly collected from troops in Afghanistan. For more information read on.

Marine Corps Recalls 8,000 Bates Military Boots

The recalled boots had defects that compromised the durability of the boots when worn in the field, which was predominately in Afghanistan. Currently, Bates and the Marine Corps are working on the problems of the rugged all terrain boots.