For Ranger School, this an optional item. If you are going to a winter class you should bring a couple pairs of these.
For Sapper Leader Course, this is a mandatory item if you are attending a winter class. Winter classes have a report date between 01 AUG (due to possible recycle) and 30 APR.
For SFAS, this is a mandatory item for winter selection courses (October 15 - April 15) and you are required to bring one pair.
These Cold Weather All Purpose Duty Gloves are made from a moisture wicking poly/spandex fabric with ThermoBlock insulation for warmth. There are extra patches on the palm and finger tips for added protection while the cell foam and synthetic leather palm add layers for warmth.