Title: Tactical training vest and accessories of Navy Seal MCPO Britt Slabinski
Accession #: NHHC 2007-97-1
Size: 21.5 x 21
Medium: Canvas, Metal, Plastic
Location: Headquarters Artifact Collection, Naval History and Heritage Command
One khaki tactical training vest with webbing and various pockets for supplies, ammunition, etc. U.S. flag badge sewn onto obverse of vest, beneath this badge is a cardboard sepia toned (Subdued) U.S. Flag. The vest contains survival and combat equipment, survival beacon light, compass with signalling mirror, dummy hand grenade, dummy pistol, pistol magazine, knife (not pictured), and three rifle magazines.
This tactical training vest and accessories belonged to Navy SEAL Britt Slabinski. MCPO Slabinski was awarded the Medal of Honor on May 24, 2018 for his actions in Afghanistan during Operation Anaconda as part of Operation Enduring Freedom in 2002.